The Atrahasis Epic: The Great Flood & the Meaning of Suffering
The Atrahasis is the Akkadian/Babylonian epic of the Great Flood sent by the gods to destroy human life. Only the good...
The Birth of Venus
The Birth of Venus (1879 CE) by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905 CE). Musée d'Orsay, Paris.
The Capitoline Wolf
The Capitoline wolf (ref 837), Etruscan, 450 BCE (or perhaps later). The wolf (Lupa Capitolina) is a bronze sculpture...
The Eleusinian Mysteries and the Bee
The fifth century BCE Greek historian Herodotus relates the importance of bees in ancient Greece, pointing out that...
The judgement of the dead
From Thebes, Egypt 19th Dynasty, around 1275 BC The judgement of the dead in the presence of Osiris This is...
The Legend of Osiris - Mythology 101 with Dael Kingsmill
Dael takes a crack at Egyptian mythology for the first time, featuring attractive containers, dead people trees...
The Life of Hercules in Myth & Legend
Hercules is the Roman name for the Greek hero Herakles, the most popular figure from ancient Greek mythology. Hercules...
The Myth of Adapa
The Myth of Adapa (also known as Adapa and the Food of Life) is the Mesopotamian story of the Fall of Man in that...
The Myth of Etana
The Myth of Etana is the story of the Sumerian antediluvian King of Kish who ascends to heaven on an eagle to request...
The Shield of Heracles:The Complete Poem Translated by Evelyn-White
The Shield of Heracles (also known as The Shield of Herakles and, in the original, Aspis Herakleous) is a poem...