A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

  Illustration of a fairy by C. E. Brock (public domain) Fairyology (Faerieology) The study of fairies Fairies have always been with us. From our earliest prehistoric origins, humanity as a species has always taken an interest in the unseen realm. Curiosity … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

An illustration of Pangu lifting the sky surrounded by a dragon, phenix, and a tortoise.

Chinese Mythology: Exploring the Fascinating Stories of the Creation Deities

Chinese mythology holds some of the most astonishing folklore. From the fearsome dragons with the ability to control the oceans and all creatures within, to the gods and goddesses who’ve created all of humanity. Today, we are going to dive … Continue reading Chinese Mythology: Exploring the Fascinating Stories of the Creation Deities

Illustration of the animals boarding the ark.

Mythological Stories from Ancient Mesopotamia, the Cradle of Civilization

Mythology is a genre of both oral and written literature. They are a collection of traditional stories belonging to a certain culture, often featuring stories of supernatural creatures, gods, kings, heroes, and more. They were developed by societies to explain … Continue reading Mythological Stories from Ancient Mesopotamia, the Cradle of Civilization

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The Mythical Origins of the African Goddesses in West African Societies

African Goddesses and West African societies is an exploration of African religion for the sake of understanding what African Goddesses are and how Western African societies relate to them. In this post I explore the existence of African Goddesses, which … Continue reading The Mythical Origins of the African Goddesses in West African Societies

A picture depicting the Aztecs' belief of an eagle devouring a snake

The Religion, Mythology and Legacy of the Aztec Civilization

The Aztecs of central Mexico were a Mesoamerican culture that thrived during the post-classical period, from 1300 to 1521. Consisting of different ethnic groups, the Aztecs dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to the 16th centuries. Different ethnic … Continue reading The Religion, Mythology and Legacy of the Aztec Civilization