Mythologies
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Hoenir – A Major Norse God and a Lot of Contradictions

The mysterious Norse god Hoenir is often cited as a brother to the Allfather Odin. He is one of the oldest deities in the Norse ...

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Mafdet – An Elusive Protective Goddess

Along with such famous deities as Horus, Ra, Isis, and Osiris, there is a great number of lesser-known gods and goddesses of the ancient Egyptian ...

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Thunder and Lightning Gods – A List

For thousands of years, thunder and lightning were mysterious events, personified as gods to be worshipped or considered the acts of certain angry gods. ...

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Zeus vs. Odin – Who Would Win in a Fight?

Have you ever wondered, who would win a showdown between the two legendary Gods, Zeus, the king of the Olympians, and the All-Father, Odin? Both the ...

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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 ...

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The Four Main Egyptian Creation Myths

One of the many amazing things about ancient Egyptian mythology is that it’s not made out of just one mythological cycle. Instead, it’s a combination of ...

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The Osiris Myth – And How it Changed Egyptian Mythology

The Osiris myth is one of the most fascinating and surprising myths in Egyptian mythology. Starting long before Osiris’ birth and ending long after ...

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Was the Egyptian Solar Disc Aten a God?

The Ancient Egyptian civilization is known for its complicated mythology and an array of odd gods and goddesses with strange ...

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Kokopelli – What Does This Symbol Mean?

Kokopelli is an interesting symbol, featuring a hunchbacked flute player. The first images of Kokopelli appeared on Hohokam pottery over 1000 years ago. ...

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Oya – The Goddess of Weather

In Yoruba religion, Oya was the goddess of weather, known to be one of the most powerful deities in Africa. She was also a strong and brave warrior who was ...

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Ukonvasara – Hammer of the Finnic Thunder God

The Norse and the broader Scandinavian runes are as fascinating as they are confusing. Some of the more confusing runes are the hammer-shaped or reverse ...

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Lagertha – The Real Story of the Legendary Shieldmaiden

The legendary Norse shieldmaiden Lagertha is one of the strongest and most prominent examples of historical warrior women. Yet, the question persists - was ...