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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros

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#StaySleep: Hotep Is Killing The Conscious Community
Can I get a Sankofa bird, an Asante stool, an Akan sword? African culture does not begin and end in Egypt. True, they were a great civilization, and I know that dark skinned, "sub Saharan" type Africans were a part of that system.
Toronto Film Review: 'Hardcore'
But within moments (and before he's been voice-activated, making for a mute protagonist) the joint is stormed by albino-blond nemesis Akan (Danila Kozlovsky) and his heavily armed goons.
Nkrumah's Name & Birthdate Are Not Set In Moses' Tablets Of Stone 2
That is, it is how the same name assumes slightly different orthographic and phonetic character across different Akan ethic groups, just the same way Nzemas say Nyameke and other Akan groups say Nyamekye. ..... for instance, managed to make Dr.
Meet the Sarawakian who makes EPIC drawings using Kilometrico pens
“I usually draw subjects on fairytales, folklore, quotes, mythology or people's beliefs. Subjects that even the general public who don't understand art can relate to. For example, Sleeping Beauty and Pinocchio.
Afrofuturism: Seeing parallel worlds
In the Akan languages there is a word – sankofa, – meaning to go back and take it. It expresses the idea that you cannot look to the future without an understanding of the past.

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