"Most people think Mythology relates to something in ancient history. This is not the case. Mythology is found in the collective unconscious and the subconscious mind of the individual, and those contents are every bit as real today as they were at the time of the Ancient Greeks and long before. Pinterest allows you to explore the relevance of Mythology to you." Definition by Skip Conover.
Eriu Ériu is the namesake of Ireland, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann (Irish gods). She had two sisters Banba and Fódla (the top left). Amergin, the Milesian bard, stands to the right, with King Mil below him. Arriving by ship, they made a truce with the Tuatha Dé Danann to stay nine waves distance fr
One story is that God created Adam and Lilith as twins joined together at the back. She demanded equality with Adam, failing to achieve it, she left him in anger. This is sometimes accompanied by a Muslim legend that after leaving Adam Lilith slept with Satan, thus creating the demonic Djinn.
Venus Figurines: 1 Willendorf (Rhine/Danube), 2 Lespugue (Pyrenees/Aquitaine), 3 Laussel (Pyrenees/Aquitaine), 4 Dolní Věstonice (Rhine/Danube), 5 Gagarino no. 4 (Russia), 6 Moravany (Rhine/Danube), 7 Kostenki 1. Statuette no. 3 (Russia), 8 Grimaldi (Italy), 9 Chiozza di Scandiano (Italy), 10 Petrkovice (Rhine/Danube), 11 Modern sculpture (N. America), 12 Eleesivitchi (Russia); 13 Savignano (Italy), 14 “Brassempouy Venus” (Pyrenees/Aquitaine), 15 Hohle Fels (SW Germany).
“Remotely located near Penzance in the west Cornish moors is the unique and enigmatic Men-an-Tol stone. Archaeologists suggest that the three stones that comprise the Men-an-Tol are the remains of a Neolithic tomb because various types of holed stones have been found near the entrances to many burial chambers…”
Diana was the goddess of the hunt and moon and birthing, being associated with wild animals and woodland, and having the power to talk to and control animals. She was one of the three maiden goddesses, Diana, Minerva and Vesta, who swore never to marry. Oak groves were especially sacred to her. According to mythology, Diana was born with her twin brother Apollo on the island of Delos, daughter of Jupiter and Latona.
Flidais is a Goddess described in early Irish literature. She is a shape-shifter and member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, known by the epithet Foltchaín ("beautiful hair"). In the Middle Irish glossary, Cóir Anmann ("Fitness of Names"), she is said to be the wife of the legendary High King Adamair and the mother of Nia Segamain, who by his mother's power was able to milk deer as if they were cows. She is considered a Hunting Goddess.
Photographer Mark Laita's series, "Serpentine"
On a flat expanse of marble and protected by a specially designed protective building, there are more than 900 carvings of symbolic shapes and figurers. According to archeologists and anthropologists, these petroglyphs (petro = rock, glyph = carving) were likely carved by Algonkian-speaking Aboriginal people between 600 and 1,100 years ago.
According to archeologists and anthropologists, these petroglyphs (petro = rock, glyph = carving) were likely carved by Algonkian-speaking Aboriginal people between 600 and 1,100 years ago.
Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in Italy