Hermes was the Greek God, a trickster, messenger between realms, and a Soul Guide. He was the son of Zeus, brother of Apollo, and lover of Aphrodite. The Hermes archetype is a successful person.
A look at the role of cats in the mythology of ancient Egypt, including gods and goddesses that often appeared as cats.
A brief explanation of the difference between myths, legends, fairy tales, folktales, and fables.
The Relationship Between Art and Myth The Abduction of Helen created by Giuseppe Salviati.
The love story of Eros and Psyche is a well known one in Greek Mythology. Many also know the same story as a fairy tale called Beauty and the Beast. Either way, it's a lovely tale of two young gods in love, and the...
Euripides' tragedy depicts how rivalry between two Goddesses led to the doomed love of Phaedra for her chaste stepson Hippolytus.
There are so many different variations of elves today in movies, books, Santa's workshop and all with their own unique appearance and set of qualities; but do you ever wonder what the very first elf looked liked? Were...
By the 20th century the term gnome became largely synonymous with other terms referring to ´´little people´´ such as goblins, brownies, kobolds, leprechauns and German heinzelmännchen.
The Indian mythology is enigmatic but has always found references with real world objects and places.The seven sages or "Saptarishis" are the "Big Dipper" and like everything else in Indian mythology, each sage has a...
Faerie lore has been part of the culture and customs of the British Isles for thousands of years.