Sunday December 30, 2012
For ancient Roman agriculturists, the months of December and January were downtime. Despite this, January was a relatively quiet month, events-wise -- not a month brimming with festivals. Major events ... Read More
Monday December 24, 2012
The fragmentary Canaanite story of Anat and Aqhat tells of a hunter goddess and mistress of animals (potnia theron) thwarted by a miraculously-born, mortal hero. Like another virgin hunter, ... Read More
Wednesday December 19, 2012
Note/Hint: A different picture was used last year.
What's the significance of this character at ... Read More
Monday December 17, 2012
I had planned to use this blog closer to New Year's Eve, but the next two Mondays are holidays around here and this topic was requested, so here's your New ... Read More
Wednesday December 12, 2012
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Hint: Minted c. 49 B.C.
About ... Read More
Monday December 10, 2012
Horus and Osiris
I plan to streamline Myth Monday next year. In the
meantime, for the remaining weeks of the year I ... Read More
Wednesday December 5, 2012
Zeus, the Recent Victor of the Titanomachy, Wins Once More in Hesiod's 'Theogony'
Which Greek Goddess Are You?
The Most Important Heroes in Greek Myth ... Read More
Monday December 3, 2012
Saturn Cutting off Cupid's Wings with a Scythe (1802) by Ivan
Akimov (Tretyakov Gallery)
Now that it is December, solar ... Read More
Saturday December 1, 2012
Lion Attacking Bull at Persepolis
CC Flickr User Cordelia Persen
In case you missed any of the new articles in November, here's a
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