A look at the role of cats in the mythology of ancient Egypt, including gods and goddesses that often appeared as cats.
This myth, found in Ovid's Metamorphoses and elsewhere, tells the cruel fate of Actaeon,a young man who came to grief when he encountered the goddess Artemis, bathing in a mountain stream.
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.
Who were Amazons? Did Amazons ever exist? Is there any evidence? Myth or truth? Everything you need to know about warrior women can be found in this article. check it out..
Undine is a water spirit, kind of mermaid. It's also a popular novella from the 19th century with interesting mythology, upon which several fairy tales were made.
What is betrayal? Betrayal is when a person willingly goes against something or someone who he or she followed with loyalty. Ancient Greek, Egypt, Norse, Irish, and Indian cultures all feature myths on the theme of betrayal.
A continued discussion about Minotauros from Greek mythology. The sole focus is the different depictions of Minotauros over time, individually, his battle with Theseus, and in the labyrinth.
Faerie lore has been part of the culture and customs of the British Isles for thousands of years.
Many were the mighty warriors of the Dananns. Nuada, their king, was great and loved, as was Manannan, son of Lir. Other leaders of the clan were Ogma, Nuada's brother. It was Ogma who taught the people to write. Dian Cecht knew the magic and ways of healing. Neit was a superior battle leader....
Euripides' tragedy depicts how rivalry between two Goddesses led to the doomed love of Phaedra for her chaste stepson Hippolytus.