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A Comparison of Greek and Norse Mythology

Hundreds of years ago people did not have the technology to explain different forces of nature. They created gods, each with separate powers, to...

Ancient Greek and Roman mythology

In ancient Greek and Roman mythology, a mystical creature known as the unicorn made many appearances. As described throughout much of literature, the unicorn...

The Greatest Athenian Hero

In Greek mythology, Theseus can truely be thought of as the greatest Athenian hero. He was the son of Aegeus, king of Athens, and...

Mystical Caves Used Throughout Mythology

The use of caves in mythology to depict darkness and abandonment has branded it as a symbol of chaos. From this perception other associations...

The Story Of Noahs Ark

In Judeo-Christian mythology, one of the best recognized stories from the Old Testament is the story of Noah and the Ark, and how they...

The Story of Noah’s Ark

In Judeo-Christian mythology, one of the best recognized stories from the Old Testament is the story of Noah and the Ark, and how they...

The Legend of Quetzalcoatl: Man or Myth

From the beginning of the Toltec reign in Central Mexico, the deity Quetzalcoatl has been a central figure in the religion and culture of...

Mystical Caves Used Throughout Mythology

The use of caves in mythology to depict darkness and abandonment has branded it as a symbol of chaos. From this perception other associations...

Pallas Athene Versus Minerva

The Goddess Athena has been an incredibly well-liked mythological character for centuries because of her complex personality and the values which are taught through...

Witchcraft

In general witchcraft is sorcery, the magical manipulation of the supernormal forces through the use of spells, and the conjuring or invoking of spirits....

The Effects of UFO’s on People

Almost every civilization in history that has kept a written history has recorded the sightings of strange objects and lights in the skies. These...

Atlantis Fact or Fiction

Thesis Statement: Many world renowned historical philosophers, explorers, and premonitionists have made many credible theories about the lost continent which have historical documentation to...

Unidentified Flying Objects

Unidentified Flying Objects have dazzled us for many years. The controversy over the existence of alien life forms began March 23, 1909, in Peterborough,...

Gilgamesh vs King Arthur: Similarities & Differences

The Epic of Gilgamesh has many similarities to The Legend of King Arthur. Although Gilgamesh and King Arthur have comparison they also have differences....

Song of Solomon

When Milkman goes to Pennsylvania to look for the gold, he was actually in search of his family's past. One of the themes in...

King Arthur and the Round Table

There has been a lot of material written about the legendary King Arthur and although he has been a popular figure inliterature for over...

The Majesty of Nuuanu

On the island of Oahu, at the farthest reaches of emerald-garbed Nuuanu Valley is the Nuuanu Pali there's a place you can visit to...

2001: A Metaphorical Odyssey

Myths are created for the purpose of conveying a message with an interesting medium with which to do so. Many cultures use myths to...

Favorite Norse Myths

2. ) The Types of stories found in this book are based on Norse Mythology. They contain information on the creation of the Earth,...

Gilgamesh and the Bible

In both the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible a common event takes place, a flood. The flood in both stories destroys all mankind....

Mythological Heroes

The subject of mythology deals mainly with the notion of battle, or good versus evil. In this struggle many individuals are singled out for...

King Arthur Myth short summary

There has been a lot of material written about King Arthur and his court. He has been a popular figure in literature for over...

King Arthur, An Enduring Legend

The mystical references to Arthur and his adventures are dated in literature in some form for over 1400 years, verifying the enduring appeal of...

Free Epic of Gilgamesh: Underlying Meaning

Last time, we introduced the ancient mythical tale, The Epic of Gilgamesh. You read a brief account of the tale and learned a little...

The Dream of Oenghus

The Celtic myth, "The Dream of Oenghus," relates the tale of Oenghus the Celtic god of love and his long search for true love....

Role of Greek Gods In the Illiad

With our view of God, it can sometimes be difficult to comprehend the actions and thinking of the Greek deities. The Christian God does...

Gilgameshs Downfall

In "The Epic of Gilgamesh" the main character, Gilgamesh, is searching for immortality. This want is brought about by deep feelings held by Gilgamesh...

The story of Gilgamesh

What makes the story of Gilgamesh an epic? Gilgamesh, the hero of this epic, achieves many feats of skill, which makes him famous, but...

Odysseus vs. Gilgamesh

Character is built in several different ways. Some may view character as how one handles a certain hectic situation or how well one person...