A selection of articles related to ancient myths.
Original articles from our library related to the Ancient Myths. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Ancient Myths.
- Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
- It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
- The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
- (Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
- Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
- The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
- 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 Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
- Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
- History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
- When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
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- Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses infuses the ancient myths of
- Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses infuses the ancient myths of Ovid with a frequently modern, often funny, and always entertaining sensibility.
- Francis Bacon's Use of Ancient Myths in Novum Organum
- In this paper, I will show how the ancient myths of Pan, Perseus, Dionysius, and. Prometheus have an impact on Book I of Francis Bacon's Novum Organum.
- The Sun: ancient myths, new technologies; The UNESCO courier: a
- From ancient Egypt to the Aztecs, from the. Amazon to the Baltic, the sun has always played a leading role in mythology and tradition.
Suggested News Resources
- Why Oscar Pistorius deserves to run
- The lessons his struggle carries for the rest of us may be just as universal as the ancient myths. Next year, we may celebrate a new kind of Icarus for a new human era, one whose escape flight succeeds thanks to better technology.
- Living in a fantasy world
- To these devotees of ancient myths and cultish tribalism, there is no separation of state and religion. It is simply beyond their limited intellect to understand that, without a secular government, there is no freedom of religion.
- Lessons Learned From Everyday Goddesses
- I wanted to explore how resilient, complex and multi faceted present-day women were -- just like the goddesses of ancient myths.
- Tomb Raider: Underworld Review
- It's interesting to read how Lara tries to rationalize the supernatural properties of ancient myths. The controls themselves are pretty simple and straight forward. Press X to jump and climb over or Circle to crawl under the game's many obstacles.
- Best workouts for pregnant women
- Walking or jogging: Contrary to ancient myths that walking impairs the growth and development of the foetus, this form of fitness is beneficial for both the mother and the baby.
Suggested Web Resources
- Ancient Mythology: Greek, Norse, Egyptian and more - Ancinet
- Ancinet-Mythology.com provides a reference to the many myths and stories that have been formed by peoples from all over the Earth, throughout all of time.
- Ancient Myths
- Ancient Myths. Legends and myths have been with us before man invented writing. How true these legends and myths are, only time will tell.
- Top Myths about Ancient History - Today's Myths About the Past
- Top myths about ancient history. Urban legends and mistaken ideas modern people have about ancient history.
- Mythology - Ancient Greek Gods and Myths.
- JASON's story is an ancient Greek myth, folk tale that is passed from generations to generations.
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