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A brief history of Witches ( Generally persecuted by the Church following Exodus 22.18, “You shall not allow a asorceress to live.“ )

A witch being tortured. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)Between 1482 and 1782, thousands of people across Europe were accused of witchcraft and subsequently executed. But why were so many innocent people suspected of such a crime, and what would they have...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 12, 2016

The Wicked Man

I confess, it was a moment of weakness. Or I could say that it was dedication to research. In either case, I subjected myself to watching the remake of the 1973 classic, The Wicker Man. The reviews that I’ve read … Continue reading →...

Pankration or fear the Greeks when they are angry ! ( Ancient Martial Arts )

Pankaration, Greece, Hellas, ancient, wrestling, boxing, martial arts, fighters, Hercules, Mythology, Olympic Games, legends, heroes, self defense, panmachia, combat, AlexanderThe influence of Greek culture on the entire human civilization is huge an...
by Potent Scientia Est on Sep 30, 2016

Finite Gods

Just how many gods are there, anyway? Well, that’s not really a fair question. For one thing, do I mean “real gods” or gods that people believe in? Do I mean “believe in” or made up? Do I mean “made … Continue reading →...

Fun Facts Friday: Edith Hamilton

During her lifetime Ms. Hamilton was "recognized as the greatest woman Classicist."...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Aug 12, 2016

সূর্য ও চাঁদ এর গপপো (মেক্সিকো)

by Hatpakha Magazine on Aug 1, 2016

The Canine Mystique

Anyone who spends long enough in the United Kingdom will hear about them. Not everyone believes in them, but reports of their presence are pervasive. Some call them ghosts while others call them protective spirits. They are the black dogs. … Co...

Look Both Ways

Like many kids of the sixties I grew up watching Batman. I mean Batman—the campy, goofy, live-action version of the caped crusader that was must-see TV for young boys and other hero wannabes. This was all hung upside-down, as it … Continue re...

Up, Up and Away

Intellectuals often have difficulty, it seems, taking popular culture seriously.  I remember feeling slightly guilty taking a class on Science Fiction in college and actually getting credit for it.  At the time—I remember the Dark Ages—a course...

Up, Up and Away

Intellectuals often have difficulty, it seems, taking popular culture seriously.  I remember feeling slightly guilty taking a class on Science Fiction in college and actually getting credit for it.  At the time—I remember the Dark Ages—a course...

MASTERPIECE #1479

Briton Riviere, BritishCirce, Goddess of Bacon and Pork Byproducts, 1871Oil on canvas...
by That Is Priceless on Jun 23, 2016

Mary Magdalene: Penitent Prostitute or Illuminator?

Crossposted from Reflections Journal.Pope Francis has taken a big step, by elevating the commemoration of Mary Magdalene to a liturgical Feast. He should take the greater step of clearing her of criminal charges.In a letter announcing the change, the...
by Celestial Reflections on Jun 17, 2016

Don’t Know Much About Mythology by Kenneth C. Davis

Don’t Know Much About Mythology by Kenneth C. Davis – There are many myths that still trusted by the people. myth is a story that tells the story of folk prose set in the past, containing..
by Best Novel Review on Jun 8, 2016

Are you ready for a supernatural journey-Charm Dham yatra

by Journal Edge on Jun 3, 2016

Mythisotry

Positivism takes no captives. I’m not talking about the philosophical system—not necessarily—but about the phenomenon of assuming absolutes are available for human consumption. Some physicists, for example, assume that because our five senses c...

From Titans Book Blast: Giveaway for a $50 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash

Welcome to the Book Blast for...From Titans(Book #4 in the Descendant Prophecies Series)by Mary TingEveryone is searching for Mason.Zeus sent Hermes, and the Oracles have used their magic, with no success. A sparkle of hope arises when Eris, the godd...
by Susan Heim on Writing on May 26, 2016

Sundog

Spring has been taking its time to arrive here in the northeast. Just when things seem to have set on a course of identifiable progress, the temperature drops twenty degrees and the rain sets in again. It’s been great weather … Continue readi...

Kick-Ass Style For Girls With Melijoe

Growing up in a Big Fat Greek family I grew up on tales of Greek mythology and fables. The post Kick-Ass Style For Girls With Melijoe appeared first on Mummys Got Style.
by Mummy's Got Style on May 11, 2016

The Devil, You Know

I’m the first to admit that I’m behind the times. Too much of my free time is spent reading weird news or going to used book sales to keep abreast of what’s happening in the adult world. If it weren’t … Continue reading →...

126 Bewitching Book Tours cover reveal: Worthy of Song and Story by Neal Chase

 Worthy of Song and StoryStian the Viking Series Book Oneby Neal Chase  genre: middle grade fantasypublisher: Fiery Seas Publishing date of publication: Winter 2016book description:Twelve year-old Stian’s plans to be The Greatest Viking E...
by aobibliosphere™ on May 2, 2016


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