13 Mythological Sea Creatures You Might Meet (if you’re unlucky)

13 Mythological Sea Creatures You Might Meet (if you’re unlucky)

Monsters don’t just lurk in the closet…sometimes they lurk in the water. While your odds of meeting a Kraken-like beast in the bathroom are slim, if you’re ever sailing about in the open water, walking along a river, or dipping into watering hole for a summer...
7 Mythological Creatures from Around the World

7 Mythological Creatures from Around the World

Mythological creatures from around the world have fascinated humans since ancient times. These creatures have filled folklore, stories, artworks, and songs. The origins of these fantastical creatures are varied and often disputed, but there is no doubt they have...
5 Life Lessons to Learn from Studying Mythology

5 Life Lessons to Learn from Studying Mythology

Every culture has its own mythology. In times past, people lived and died with myths and legends that explained everything in their universe—and beyond. These days, it can be hard to look back at the myths of ancient peoples and find meaning. Certainly these stories...
Angels in Different Religions, Cultures and Traditions

Angels in Different Religions, Cultures and Traditions

When you think of an angel, you probably think of some white-robed creature with wings. Though this particular image may come from artistic interpretations of ancient Greek deities like Nike (victory) and Eros (love), almost every culture around the world has their...
Ancient Egyptian God Ra | Sun Deity

Ancient Egyptian God Ra | Sun Deity

Ra was the Egyptian god of the sun, he became this major figure about 4500 years ago in the Fifth Dynasty. He was one of the most, if not the most important god in the Egyptian world for centuries or millennias. Which is quite plausible considering that it is the Sun...
Death and the Afterlife According to Ancient Peoples

Death and the Afterlife According to Ancient Peoples

Most people today conceive of the afterlife as a place where winged babies dance among the clouds. While it’s hard to prove exactly what an afterlife might look like, everyone seems to have their own conception of “what dreams may come when we have shuffled off this...

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