Santa’s Horned Helper: The Fearsome Legend of Krampus, Christmas Punisher

In ancient times, a dark, hairy, horned beast was said to show up at the door to beat children, and carry them off in his sharp claws. The Krampus could be heard in the night by the sound of his echoing cloven hooves and his rattling iron chains. The strangest part was that he was in league with Santa Claus. The Christmas Terror The unnerving beast was no demon, however. He was the mythical Krampus, companion to Saint Nicholas […] Read More

Your Zodiac Sign Has Shifted: NASA Updated The Zodiac Signs For The First Time In 2,000 Years

Astrology can be summed up as the belief that the alignment of our sun and various constellations in transit affects our lives on a fundamental level. This belief originated roughly 2000 years before the common era. Now, astronomically speaking, a few millennia is chump change – but it does make a difference. The stars are a database of information, from overcoming struggles, to forming healthy relationships, to improving your character, and so much more. This knowledge has been used since ancient times […] Read More

Britomartis: The Original Virgin Huntress

The Minoan mistress of hunting and sea navigation, Britomartis is considered to be one of many goddesses to have been absorbed into classical Greek mythology. Britomartis appears to have played an important role in Cretan society before the coming of the Mycenaeans. Archaeology reveals that her image had been erected in numerous places of worship both in the woodlands and by the sea. Some of these are believed to have been created by the mythical artisan Daedalus who later […] Read More

Evolving Forms: An Intriguing Look at Shapeshifting

The notion of shapeshifting has been around for nearly as long as human beings. The possibility that a person can take the shape of another being—most often an animal—can be traced back thousands of years, permeating various cultures and religions. While transmogrification has been widely valued in various religious mythologies, there is also evidence of its influence in pseudo-historical (possibly historical) records. Shapeshifting in Fairy Tales and Myth Shapeshifting appears very often in fairy tales and myths. In tales […] Read More

WINGED BEINGS

Stone glyph s portray them as coming from the skies. Other beings with wings are depicted in ancient texts, hieroglyphs and beautiful Egyptian cave paintings.  For the most part these beings look human other than the fact that they have wings.  Wings represent transcendence. DRAGONS Winged being from mythology. Supposedly they breathed fire. There are many page on the net about them but none that connected for me to link to.   HARPIES In earlier versions of Greek myth, Harpies were described as beautiful, winged maidens. […] Read More

2013: Giant Humans from the past

Hello kiddies and welcome to another  ride on the rollercoaster of  life, the coaster that even with proof, we will deny. This time lets look at Giants, Giants in our past. REAL? FAKE? You be the JUDGE! Giant (mythology) http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant (mythology) The mythology and legends of many different cultures include monsters of human appearance but prodigious size and strength. “Giant” is the English word (coined 1297) commonly used for such beings, derived from one of the most famed examples: the gigantes (Greek “γίγαντες”) of Greek mythology. In various Indo-European mythologies, gigantic peoples […] Read More