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Zen Symbols and Their Meanings

Zen symbolism is at the core of most of the ancient Chinese religions and is alive and well to this day. Popular across the world, Zen is also often ...

What Is the Eye of Providence — History and Meaning

Also called the All-Seeing Eye, the Eye of Providence features an eye surrounded by rays of light, often enclosed in a triangle. It has been used for ...

Ankh Symbol – What Does It Mean?

The Ankh is one of the oldest and most common symbols in ancient Egypt. A symbol of life itself, the Ankh is shaped like a cross with an oval head, with the ...

Symbolism of the Three Wise Monkeys

Throughout the world, the depiction of the three wise monkeys has been a cultural trope representing the proverb of seeing, hearing, and speaking no evil. ...

What Is Metatron’s Cube Symbol and Why Is It Significant?

Most recognized for its complex geometric figure composed of circles and lines, Metatron’s cube is regarded by many as sacred, and has been used for ...

Mictlāntēcutli  – The Aztec God of Death

Mictlantecuhtli is one of the principal gods of the Aztecs and one of the strangest characters in the world’s many mythologies. As a god of death, ...

Eye of Ra vs. The Eye of Horus – Are They the Same? 

Egyptian mythology and hieroglyphics are full of fascinating symbols. Two of the most popular are the Eye of Ra and the Eye of Horus. Although ...

How the Romans Influenced Modern Education

Many western societies today view themselves as “descendants” of ancient Rome in one way or another, be it literally, culturally, or linguistically. And ...

10 Most Expensive Products from The Ancient World

We know, at least in principle, that the ancient world was quite different from the world we know today. We think that we have some basic ideas of what ...

Hlidskjalf – The High Seat of the Allfather Odin 

Hlidskjalf is a name most people haven’t heard about unless they have delved deep into Norse mythology. The special throne of the Allfather god Odin, ...

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