The Maya: History, Culture & Religion
The Maya refer to both a modern-day people who can be found all over the world as well as their ancestors who built...
The Mayan Pantheon: The Many Gods of the Maya
The pantheon of the Maya is a vast collection of deities who were worshipped throughout the region which, today, comprises...
The Mesopotamian Pantheon
The gods of the Mesopotamian region were by no means uniform in name, power, provenance or status in the hierarchy. Mesopotamian...
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 Palaikastro Hymn and the modern myth of the Cretan Zeus
The Palaikastro Hymn—better known as the Hymn of the Kouretes—does not celebrate a god of pre-Hellenic pedigree...
The Spread of Buddhism
A map illustrating the spread of Buddhism from its origins in India in the 5th century BCE with the teachings of Siddhartha...
The Temple of Hathor
The Temple of Hathor at Dendera, Egypt, a famous center of her cult.
The Tribes of Ancient Scotland
Authors note: Before we proceed, we would like to offer a quick explanation of the title of this article and the thoughts...
THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY & THE GODS
The Theoi Project profiles each deity and creature of Greek Mythology on a separate page, incorporating an encyclopedia summary...
Touching the Gods: physical interaction with cult statues in the Roman world
“Touching the Gods: physical interaction with cult statues in the Roman world‟ explores different forms...