Comparative Mythology

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I run a private Facebook Group called 'Tales of the Monomyth' about the parallels in world #mythology. If you're interested in learning more, then please consider subscribing £5 a month on my Patreon page and you’ll get access to ‘Tales of the #Monomyth and other benefits.

Tales of the Monomyth

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Timelines of World Mythology

Timelines of World Mythology

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I run a private Facebook Group called 'Tales of the Monomyth' about the parallels in world #mythology. If you're interested in learning more, then please consider subscribing £5 a month on my Patreon page and you’ll get access to ‘Tales of the #Monomyth and other benefits.

Tales of the Monomyth

Become a patron of Simon E. Davies today: Read 91 posts by Simon E. Davies and get access to exclusive content and experiences on the world’s largest membership platform for artists and creators.

Timelines of World Mythology

Timelines of World Mythology

Timelines of World Mythology

Timelines of World Mythology

The #Cosmic #Egg is one of the most prominent icons in #world #mythology. It can be found in #Egyptian, #Babylonian, #Polynesian and many other #creation #stories. In almost all cases, this #embryonic motif emerges out of darkness, floating upon the waters of chaos. Within this egg typically resides a divine being who literally creates himself from nothing (AKA The #ex #nihilo). This #creator then goes on to form the material #universe. Click to read the full article.

The Cosmic Egg

The #Cosmic #Egg is one of the most prominent icons in #world #mythology. It can be found in #Egyptian, #Babylonian, #Polynesian and many other #creation #stories. In almost all cases, this #embryonic motif emerges out of darkness, floating upon the waters of chaos. Within this egg typically resides a divine being who literally creates himself from nothing (AKA The #ex #nihilo). This #creator then goes on to form the material #universe. Click to read the full article.

The #Monomyth is an archetypal story that can be found throughout all the world culture. This epic narrative is so old, it predates all recorded history, in fact you have to draw upon the very fringes of science and history to reconstruct it.

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The #Evolutionary #Tree #of #Religion Since the dawn of mankind, humans have tried to make sense of their world, especially when faced with unknown phenomena such as ‘what causes storms’, ‘what happens to us after we die’, and ‘how was the world formed’? It is plausible that from such questions, our first primitive #religions were formed. Read more... #Animism #Polytheism #Monotheism #Faith #Myths #Mysticism

The #Evolutionary #Tree #of #Religion Since the dawn of mankind, humans have tried to make sense of their world, especially when faced with unknown phenomena such as ‘what causes storms’, ‘what happens to us after we die’, and ‘how was the world formed’? It is plausible that from such questions, our first primitive #religions were formed. Read more... #Animism #Polytheism #Monotheism #Faith #Myths #Mysticism

Map: Humanity's forgotten return to Africa revealed in DNA

Humanity's forgotten return to Africa revealed in DNA

Call it humanity's unexpected U-turn. One of the biggest events in the history of our species is the exodus out of Africa some 65,000 years...

A #map of the #ethnic regions which define world #culture. This infographic includes language families, a lists of ethnic people and images of mythical characters.

Lands of Legend

A #map of the #ethnic regions which define world #culture. This infographic includes language families, a lists of ethnic people and images of mythical characters.

Sacred Sites of Europe

Great Statues of the Ancient World

The Planetary Grid

The Planetary Grid

#Myths symbolise the human experience and embody the #spiritual values of a culture. Every society preserves its myths because the beliefs and morals found within them are crucial to the survival of their collective identity and traditions. These #folktales and #legends originate in our distant past, sustained by oral traditions and storytelling. They typically explain the origins of our world, the nature of the #cosmos and the causes of unexplained phenomena.

Map of Mythology

#Myths symbolise the human experience and embody the #spiritual values of a culture. Every society preserves its myths because the beliefs and morals found within them are crucial to the survival of their collective identity and traditions. These #folktales and #legends originate in our distant past, sustained by oral traditions and storytelling. They typically explain the origins of our world, the nature of the #cosmos and the causes of unexplained phenomena.