Dionysus, the God of Wine and Ecstasy was born to a mortal mother Semele. His early life was full of madness and terror as Zeus' wife Hera pursued him mercilessly.
The Egyptians believed very strongly in an afterlife, so much so that they felt the body of the deceased person would be needed after death. Couple these beliefs with the fact that the Egyptians revered certain animals as sacred animals, and you've got yourself some mummified pets. You read it...
The Celtic Picts of Scotland were the original inhabitants and genetic research today confirms that they were the original "Scots.
Typhon was a monster from Greek mythology. Whilst not the most famous of monsters, Typhon was the most monstrous, and the father of many other famous creatures.
This article provides an analysis of what the myth 'The Flight of Icarus' reveals about Ancient Greek Society as well as an analysis of sources featuring the myth
The nucleus of the people called Kikuyu today came from the land of Ancient Egypt, during the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten. They used the Ethiopia route to get to Mount Kenya. According to evidence from power handing over ceremony described below, it took less than thirty (30) years for the first...
Knucklebones, known today as jacks, is one of the oldest games in the world, stretching almost 5,500 years into the past.
If ever there was a god that deserved more credit, it would be the Egyptian Anubis. His association with death was already one strike against him, but his family life caused him even more trouble.
This article looks at the history of the Celts in central Europe, as well as the six Celtic nations of northwestern Europe. Were they all the same Celts? Read this article for an introduction to the historical debate.
...after the huge Persian army of King Xerxes invaded Greece, 300 Spartans prepared to face the Persians at Thermopylae...