The Valkyries don their armor, mount their battle ready horses, are handed their spears then ride over the earth...to choose their dead...
Euripides' tragedy depicts how rivalry between two Goddesses led to the doomed love of Phaedra for her chaste stepson Hippolytus.
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 story that may sound hypothetical but also mesmerizing. I have just covered the...
Geoffrey has Merlin born a cambion of a mortal woman and an incubus (demon in male form). Merlin inherits his supernatural powers and abilities from this demon. A cambion is a being that shows no sign of life yet appears alive. It has no pulse, no breath, and only slightly resembles a human...
A great, fun romp through monsters and mythical creatures from around the world, according to mythology, legends, and folklore. Written by a retired literature teacher.
A comparison of the movie and comic book versions of Thor and the other Norse gods with the versions from actual Norse mythology.
The history behind the four seasons is not a scientific discovery afterall. Rather, it is a mysterious battle between the Sun,Cloud,and Chief of Winds. Enjoy!
When the dragons became exhausted from their warring, they would fall onto the silk cloth, sink to the bottom of the cauldron and drink all the mead, thereby, falling into a deep sleep. The cauldron and dragons would sink to the bottom of the pit and Lludd would have them buried deep.
The Galloping Hessian, El Muerto, and even the Green Knight have been some of literature's greatest nemesis. Here is an overview of the evil entities you don't want to lose your head to.
A look at the role of cats in the mythology of ancient Egypt, including gods and goddesses that often appeared as cats.