6 Mythological Creatures from Around the World

6 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...
Who was Ra? (Ancient Egyptian Sun God)

Who was Ra? (Ancient Egyptian Sun God)

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...
Demonology in the Ancient and Modern World

Demonology in the Ancient and Modern World

If you’ve ever watched a famous horror movie about possession like The Exorcist, you’ve probably become at least a little intrigued by the notion of a whole science around unsavory, dark beings whose maleficent presence threatens mankind—or at least makes annoying...
5 War Goddesses from World Mythology

5 War Goddesses from World Mythology

Since ancient times goddesses have played their own special role in mythology, lore, and legends across the world. These goddesses are usually known to control the duties of life such as motherhood, fertility, and love. Sometimes however these goddesses were required...
Who was the Greek Goddess Aphrodite?

Who was the Greek Goddess Aphrodite?

Aphrodite, literally meaning out of foam (the why you will discover in a moment), was the ancient Greek goddess of love, beauty, desire, passion, fertility and sexuality. She is known for being a major figure in ancient Greek mythology and folklore. Was the Goddess...

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