The love story of Eros and Psyche is well known in Greek mythology. Many know the story as Beauty and the Beast. It's a tale of lovers and a mother-in-law.
Isis was the Egyptian Goddess who had the power to bring her dead lover back to life. How did she come to be known as a Protector of the Dead? Read on!
American lumberjacks of the late 19th and early 20th centuries would pass around stories of the "fearsome critters" who shared the wilderness with them. Here are three such tales.
Owls are good. No, they’re bad. Owls are wise. No, they’re stupid. The contradictions depend on which culture you come from.
The blue rose has always caused intrigue in myths and legend as a result of the human wish to seek the unattainable.
Ares is the Greek god known for war and fighting, and was honored by the Romans as well. But many people do not know that Ares was first a dancer, and a long time lover of Aphrodite, with whom he had four children. Ares is the typical working guy next door that we all know!
A jack o'lantern is a carved and lighted Halloween pumpkin. It's also a name for the mysterious light that appears near the surface of a wetland.
Chinese names are a great place to find names for your horse or pony. These unusual names are great for any foal and will stand out among other names. Chinese mythology is a rich place to find a name with meaning for your horse.
Myths are more attached to magpies than any other bird and they don’t always come out of the stories looking good.
Thomas Aquinas, wrote that Charity is a friendship with God and the angels. A supernatural conversation that does not reside in relationships with other human beings...
Was Theseus the perfect hero? Why was the Parthenon dedicated to Athena and not other Greek Gods? Knowing these 10 Greek myths would make your Greek vacation far more evocative and memorable.
The weaving challenge between Arachne and Athena is a tale of hubris and of godly jealousy, leading Arachne to be transformed into the first spider.
Trolls may be cute and cuddly these days, but that's a departure from its past. They may have endured over the years, but they'll always be rejects in the world of mythology.