What Were the Greek Myths?
To many people the ancient Greek myths will simply only be viewed as epic tales of the Greek pantheon gallivanting around the earth, going on crazy adventures, and achieving all sorts of supernatural feats. This is true, but only on the surface. If you only view these tales with tunnel vision, then you will only […]
Why Is Greek Mythology Still Studied?
The truth is reading and hearing about Greek mythology and the ancient myths is one thing, however, studying the matter is another. Thus, the question that many may have is why are these mythological beliefs still being studied in the 21st century? The answer is to learn. Plainly put and said, we still study Greek […]
Ancient Egypt: Many Rivers, One River
“Without the Nile, there would be no Egypt” (Wilkinson, Toby, 2015, p. 3). That statement would seem bold were it not absolutely true. The river, iteru in the ancient Egyptian language, has dominated and defined the East African landscape since before the arrival of the first human species, Homo erectus, in Africa more than 700,000 […]
What about The Ogdoad?
Let me tell you about the Eightfold, or Ogdoad, who existed from primordial times and were worshipped from antiquity. The Ogdoad was a group of primordial gods and goddesses who embodied the qualities or characteristics of the primordial chaos from which arose the benben, or primeval mound of creation. The word primordial refers to a […]