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Encyclopedia of Myths

Encyclopedia of Myths
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Encyclopedia Mythica: mythology, folklore, and religion. Mythologie Créer un blog gratuitVous aimez ce site ? Faites comme moi créez votre site en toute simplicité avec KaZeo gratuitement ! Zeus, (Ζευς) est le roi des dieux dans la mythologie grecque. Il règne sur le Ciel et a pour symbole l'aigle et le foudre, fils de Cronos et de Rhéa, époux d'Héra, il hérita lors du partage du monde entre Poséidon et Hadès, de la souveraineté sur les airs et les terres. Zeus est né du Titan Cronos, et de la Titanide, Rhéa, la sœur de son père et il est le dernier-né de leurs six enfants selon Hésiode. Cette descendance sera considérée comme la branche olympienne par opposition à celle des Titans. Zeus est apparenté à Jupiter dans la mythologie romaine. La Titanomachie Devenu adulte il évinsera le dieu cruel qui l’a engendré : Cronos, géant monstrueux et primitif comme Ouranos, avide de pouvoir, le père provoquant des avortements à coups de pied et le fils engloutissant à son repas ses nouveau-nés. La Gigantomachie Atlas Prométhée Son combat contre Typhon

Timeless Myths The Chaining of Saturn/Sol « Author Elva Thompson In the beginning was the Golden Age, when men of their own accord, without threat of punishment, without laws, maintained good faith and did what was right….The earth itself, without compulsion, untouched by the hoe, unfurrowed by any share, produced all things spontaneously….it was a season of everlasting spring. Ovid in the sixth book of his Metamorphoses. The Golden Age of Sol/Saturn Saturn/Sol In antiquity Saturn was our sun… and we lived in Paradise, the Golden Age of Man. Hesiod tells of a golden race of immortal men who lived in the time of Kronos when he was reigning in heaven. ‘And they lived like gods without sorrow of heart, remote and free from toil: miserable age rested not on them . . . David Talbott in the Saturn Myth, p.329 writes: ‘Ancient races the world over record that there was once a Golden Age, a kingdom of cosmic harmony ruled by a central light god. What happened to Saturn? From a God to a Devil As above, so below. Pan To hell in a hand basket. Eve’s apple The Farm

Age of mythology - Dieux de la mythologie À l'âge d'or de la mythologie, l'histoire des dieux reflétait celle de l'humanité. Certains étaient cruels, cupides et malfaisants... Ils étaient des dieux que l'on craignait. D'autres étaient protecteurs, généreux, dignes de confi ance, inondant leurs sujets de bonté. Enfi n, certains se montraient moins prévisibles et combinaient de manière lunatique ces deux forces antagonistes. À cette époque, les dieux n'étaient pas infaillibles. Les dieux égyptiens Avant que n'apparaissent l'air, la terre et même le ciel, tout n'était qu'eau... Râ devint un nouvel élément du cosmos, le soleil. Très vite, Râ se vit contraint d'affronter quotidiennement le serpent Apopis pour garder le contrôle de l'atmosphère. Ceci n'était que le début des diffi cultés pour Râ. Peu à peu, la responsabilité du cosmos entier commença à peser sur la vitalité de Râ. Son frère Seth (le dieu du chaos et des tempêtes), jaloux de la faveur accordée à Osiris, décida d'en fi nir avec lui. Mais il n'en fut rien.

5 Ancient Legends About the Secret of Immortality Chasing down the ancient world’s alchemical obsession with obtaining the Philospher’s Stone: the secret of immortality Mortality has tormented our consciousness since the first human witnessed death and realized his or her own eventual demise. The inevitability of death and speculation upon the nature of afterlife has always been an object of obsession for mystics and philosophers. In mythologies around the world, humans who achieve immortality are often regarded as gods, or as possessing god-like qualities. Lingzhi Mushroom (Via Wikimedia Commons) 1. Chinese alchemists spent centuries formulating elixirs of life. As early as 475 BCE, Chinese texts reference the Mushroom of Immortality, a key ingredient in the elixir of life. Though there are no historical accounts of someone actually achieving immortality from a Lingzhi mushroom, various species are used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to this day. Amanita Muscaria (via) 2. The Egyptian God Thoth (via) 3. 4. Moon Rabbit (via) 5.

Ancient Advanced Civilizations | Ancient Explorers EmailShare 2636EmailShare According to various esoteric sources, the first civilization arose 78,000 years ago on the giant continent known as Mu or Lemuria and lasted for an astonishing 52,000 years. It is sometimes said to have been destroyed in earthquakes generated by a pole shift which occurred some 26,000 years ago, or at approximately 24,000 B.C. While Mu did not reach as high a technology, supposedly, as other later civilizations, it is, nevertheless, said to have attained some advanced technology, particularly in the building of long-lasting megalithic buildings that were able to withstand earthquakes. Supposedly, there was one language and one government. It is said that when the continent of Mu sank, the oceans of the world lowered drastically as water rushed into the newly formed Pacific Basin. Atlantis is believed to have taken technology to very advanced stages, well beyond what exists on our planet today.

The Lost Treasure of Oak Island and the Centuries-Old Quest to Find It From a distance, Oak Island, located on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, appears to be just another island. Located approximately 200 feet from the shore, the tree-covered island rises to no more than 36 feet (11 meters) above sea level, and covers an area of no more than 140 acres. However, this tiny island is home to one of the biggest treasure hunts in history. Many have been drawn to the island in the quest to uncover its supposed hidden riches, and a handful of people have lost their lives doing so, but to this day, no treasure has ever been recovered from Oak Island. Map showing location of Oak Island, Nova Scotia (Wikimedia Commons) The Oak Island treasure hunt began in 1795, when 18-year old Daniel McGinnis saw lights coming from the island. Digs and Buildings, Oak Island, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 1931. Reports of the boys’ efforts were published in several printed works. The ‘Money Pit’ on Oak Island in 1947 (public domain) In 1849, another excavation was attempted.

THE AGES OF URAS - Page AG3 First Inhabitants As we have seen, when the Ušumgal and their Anunna, Mušgir, and Mìmínu (see Races) came sweeping down to the Earth, it was not as though there was no one to greet them. Our planet already had a history and had its occupants. As a matter of fact, Uraš (Earth) had been colonized for a very long time before that awful moment. The Namlú'u had been created here, and under their guidance the Kingú and the Ama'argi Amašutum had been developing a number of primates who were by that time well established (Project Kingú). Mamitu-Nammu and the Ama'argi had been very actively developing a variety of life forms here ("Project Elohim"). A couple of points about the diagram: The entire lower grouping is a subfamily that should be seen as nested within the family Hominidae. In Genesiš 1.26, when the Elohim wished to create the first human, they said, "Let us make man according to our Tsélem (usually interpreted as image)." What do we see? About the Šàtam:

5 Ancient Interpretations for The Meaning of the Tree of Life Stephanie Lucas, GuestWaking Times The essence and meaning of the Tree of Life in many modern interpretations is believed to connect all forms of creation. The image is widely thought to represent the Divine Creator, and it is revered as the representation of the interconnectedness of all sentient beings. Today’s interpretation is an excellent summation of the various mythical and religious interpretations the Tree of Life throughout history. 1. Christianity – The Tree of Life in the Garden of Eden Within the center of the Garden of Eden, the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil was said to grow alongside the Tree of Life according to many Christian translations; however, it’s still hotly debated among various sects as to whether these two trees are actually one and the same. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, The Tree of Knowledge connects the heavens and the underworld. 2. Only one tree – the Tree of Life a.k.a. the Tree of Immortality – is referenced in the Quran. 3. 4. 5.