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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
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
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
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
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Those Whacky Greek and Roman Gods: A Quick Cheat-Sheet
Those Whacky Greek and Roman Gods: A Quick Cheat-Sheet. Zeus (Roman Jupiter): Father and ruler of the gods on Mount Olympus, he is the god of the sky  ...
CLASSICS 2200 Greek and Roman Mythology - Western University
Course Description Myths are culturally significant narratives that change as they are ... and Roman myths known from art and texts ranging from Homer's Iliad ...
greek and roman mythology course outline (1 semester)
course?” This is a detailed outline of how I run my semester-long Greek and Roman mythology course. All the materials that I use in my own class are available ...
H 1636 Gods of Greek and Roman Mythology
Gods of Greek and Roman Mythology H 1636. Subject Headings Manual. H 1636 Page 1.
Mythology - Cassini - Nasa
ued to choose names from Roman mythology. Modern astronomy followed the European tra- dition of selecting Roman names for new celes- tial objects. Today  ...

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The Hell of Tartarus, Ancient Greek Prison of the Damned
In Greek mythology, Tartarus is the name both of a deity and of a place. The deity by the name of Tartarus is a primordial being that existed before the Olympian gods, and their predecessors, the Titans.
Myths will come to life in society's ambitious show
Amateur thespians will bring a story from Roman and Greek mythology to life in their new production. Members of the Leeds Gilbert and Sullivan Society are preparing to perform their take on Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld. The comedy ...
Amazing optical illusions created by street artists
This one is made by Kurt Wenner from USA and revolves around Roman mythology. We know you'd read what is written over there - "DIES IRAE.
How Uranus Got Its Name
His reasoning was that in mythology, Jupiter is fathered by Saturn, and Saturn is fathered by Caelus, the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Uranus.
The Thread That Bound the World
We learn, for example, that the dreaded Mongols—whose 13th-century wrath was felt in places as far apart as Baghdad and Krakow—were called Tatars in a reference to Tartarus, the abyss of torment in classical mythology. The Mongols' violence can make ...

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