Imperial Temples in the Roman Forum
The temples built in the Forum Romanum during the Imperial era...
Inanna's Descent: A Sumerian Tale of Injustice
The Sumerian poem, The Descent of Inanna (c. 1900-1600 BCE) chronicles...
Initiation of religions in India
The religious practices of the early Indo-Aryans, known as the...
Maya Religion: The Light That Came From Beside The Sea
The Mayan religious text, the Popol Vuh (known by many names, among...
Religion in Ancient China
Religious practices in ancient China go back over 7,000 years...
Religious Developments in Ancient India
For well over 1,000 years, sacred stories and heroic epics have...
Roman Household Spirits: Manes, Panes and Lares
Earth spirits in ancient Rome, as well as the spirits of those...
Shabti Dolls: The Workforce in the Afterlife
The Egyptians believed the afterlife was a mirror-image of life...
Shamanic elements in Minoan religion
Ritual has always been a popular subject of study in archaeology...
The Aztec New Fire Ceremony
The New Fire Ceremony, also known as the Binding of the Years Ceremony...
The Dates of the Buddha
Buddhism is one of the most influential traditions of the Eastern...
The Mayan Pantheon: The Many Gods of the Maya
The pantheon of the Maya is a vast collection of deities who were...