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What Made The Greeks Use Money?

Was it trade or their “psyche”?

It may seem obvious to us that commercial imperatives would have driven the invention of money. But human beings conducted trade for millennia without coinage, and it’s not certain that the first monetised economy in the world arose in ancient Greece simply in order to facilitate such transactions. 112 more words

History

Ceridwen ...The Cauldron and the great poet 🌀

To celebrate Samhain this year I have chosen to journey with the great shape-shifting witch Ceridwen……… and her son Talesin 🌀

In Welsh mythology, Taliesin is the son of the shapeshifting witch Ceridwen . 183 more words

Art

La Vallée de l'éternel retour

I don’t know about where you live, but over here we have Autumn in all its red-gold glory, with the crisp-but-not-too-cold nights, the piles of fallen leaves, the delightful smell of woodsmoke on the breeze. 1,104 more words

Spirituality

Daedalus finds silence, poem by Char March (Mythic Poetry Series)


Daedalus finds silence
by Char March

You’re on something.
You’re too keen, too compliant, too . . .
“hot” I’m sure you’d say.
I say: Harder can’t you! 409 more words

Writing

Mythical Vainglory, poem by Massimo Soranzio (Mythic Poetry Series)


MYTHICAL VAINGLORY
by Massimo Soranzio

Were I a mythical hero
(Just to play with that idea,)
Old Ulysses would be my man:
The old King Tennyson showed us, 207 more words

Writing

Isis

Egyptian Goddess of Motherhood, Protection and Magic

Also Known As:”The One Who Is All”, “Isis the All Goddess”,”Lady of Ten Thousand Names”.
 
Folk Lore:
  • Isis taught her people the skills of reading and agriculture and was worshipped as the goddess of medicine and wisdom.
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Osiris

Egyptian God of the earth and vegetation, God of the Dead, Ruler of the Underworld 

Also Known As: Asar, Wesir, Ausar, Unnefer, “Great God of the Undead”, “Egypt’s Greatest king” 110 more words
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