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Language in Life. Symbolica. Nu et Nut. Ways Places Means. Spiritual Succor. Natura Mythica Deios. LORE. WORLD VIEWS. Histoire. Rhapsodos. Poiemaeia. Proto-Indo-European Religion. Alexander Jacob, "The Origins of Indo-European Religion" 7,320 words Horned god in quasi-lotus position with animals from Gundestrup Cauldron, Celtic, 100 B.C.E.

Alexander Jacob, "The Origins of Indo-European Religion"

Editor’s Note: The following text is a lecture delivered by Dr. Alexander Jacob at the London Forum on September 1, 2012. Dr. In the thirties of the last century, National Socialism sought to combat the economic regimes of Capitalism and Communism with doctrines of the primacy of race, and of the Germanic race in particular. Horned god in lotus position with animals, Indus Valley Civilization, steatite seal, 2500-1500 B.C.E The recent comparative linguistic and mythological studies of scholars such as Giovanni Semerano[1] and M.L.

Indus Valley horned god/yogi seal. Jesus Christ & the Zodiac Circle, a photo from Lakonia, Peloponnesus. Critiques | Translate adramad Hola Hercules.

Jesus Christ & the Zodiac Circle, a photo from Lakonia, Peloponnesus

Maravillosa pintura la de esta iglesia y genial tu composicion y ejecucion, una imagen muy novedosa para mi, es la primera vez que veo la imagen del Pantocrator con los signos del Zodiaco, magnifica calidad de la imagen con bellos colores y una adecuada luminosidad. Gran trabajo. Pasa un buen dia. Pauloog Hello Hercules, A most captivating view, well presented and made very interesting thanks to your note. Pagan Origin of Easter. You know, sometimes we do things out of habit.

Pagan Origin of Easter

At other times, we do things from tradition because it was the way we were raised or because it just “feels” like it’s right. We don’t stop to investigate if what we’re doing is really right. We just continue because it’s familiar and easy. It’s always easier to continue doing the thing that’s familiar than it is to do something that’s new and unfamiliar. Such is the case with many of the holidays we habitually keep in the so-called Christian western world. Ishtar of Assyria was worshiped in Pagan Antiquity Easter’s Origin & Meaning. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art. Greek Myths. Encyclopedia Mythica: mythology, folklore, and religion. Greek Mythology: FAMILY TREE OF THE GREEK GODS. The complete family tree of the gods is displayed over eight indexed charts.


The basic structure follows Hesiod's Theogony, but that author's genealogies have been expanded with a plethora of additional gods, spirits and creatures sourced from other classical sources. Where there is disagreement amongst ancient writers as to the genealogy of a certain character, the oldest and/or most popular source has been selected for the chart. An additional family tree depicts the divine genealogy given in Hesiod's Theogony. Click on any name in the chart to view the full page entry for that individual. INDEX Index of names in the family tree KEY Overview of and key to reading the charts. Genealogy: Greek Pantheon. Greek Pantheon Below are several family trees showing the pantheon of the Greek gods.

Genealogy: Greek Pantheon

The first, very large genealogy displayed the Greek deities based on Hesiod, Homer and many other writers, while the other trees were based on the more obscure Orphic myth. Pantheon of Greek Deities The main sources for this genealogy come from Hesiod, Homer and Apollodorus. I have not given the name of all the individual deities, because they varied in numbers, like the Oceanids with 3000 sisters and the Nereids with 50 sisters, Muses have nine sisters and Graces have three sisters. Greek Gods Family Tree / Genealogy.

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Greek Gods Family Tree / Genealogy

Your teacher has already seen this. See Theoi; it has properly-sourced information. Known errors: Generally inconsistent sourcing. This chart was made in 2004, and Wikipedia was treated as a primary source. Hyperion is also a Titan. Genealogy tables. METIS : Greek Titan goddess of wise counsel ; mythology. METIS was one of the Okeanides and the Titan goddess of good counsel, advise, planning, cunning, craftiness and wisdom.

METIS : Greek Titan goddess of wise counsel ; mythology

She functioned as the counsellor of Zeus during the Titan War, and devised the plan which forced Kronos to regurgitate his children. However, Zeus, in fear of a prophecy that she would bear a son more powerful than himself, swallowed the pregnant Metis whole. Their daughter, Athena, was later born fully grown from the god's head. Zeus is himself titled Mêtieta, "the wise counsellor," in the Homeric poems. It should be noted that most poets and mythographers represent Athena as a "motherless goddess," with no mention made of Metis. Hesiod, Theogony 346 ff (trans. Hesiod, Theogony 886 ff : "Zeus, as king of the gods, took as his first wife Metis, and she knew more than all the gods or mortal people.

Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 8 (trans. Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 1. 6 : "When Zeus was grown, he engaged Okeanos' daughter Metis as a colleague. Sources: Gods and Goddesses. Egyptian Astrology. Gold statue of Amun. Goddess A Day - My quest for the ten thousand names of the Goddess. Mythology.