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Stephen Fry's 'Mythos': A Retelling of the Tales of Greek Antiquity

In February I wrote a review of Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology. As a response somebody recommended reading Stephen Fry’s Mythos. The books are similar in concept. 405 more words


Narcissus and Echo

A tragic flaw
does not always a hero make.

She thought it did –
despite her beauty,
despite the Zeus’ who pursued her;
she set her sights on the unattainable. 153 more words


El Salvador: Into a World of Myths and Legends

When trying to come up with a topic for my first article, I realized that I had to look no further than to the three small figures that have found a home sitting on my desk. 1,223 more words

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Suicide Awareness: Myths and Facts

Hello Everyone. I hope everyone is well and getting any form of help that is necessary. This post is about assisting friends, family members, strangers, classmates, etc. 745 more words

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Beringia, The Old Word, The New World, and The Psychology of Surprise

I found an interesting paragraph in The First Americanby Joy Hakim.

Other findings including a 12,700 year old skull found in Mexico City, have added to the mystery.

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Balladeer’s Blog’s look at the gods and myths of Bellona and Rennell Islands has proven very popular. (CLICK HERE ) The figure Takitaki is not a deity but he is often considered the Bel-Ren equivalent of the mortal hero Odysseus from Greek myths. 593 more words

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I have noticed something. Although I’m not too bad about reading female-authored work (around a third of my reading is by women, which isn’t terrible but it should really be half), I am not great at reading books by non-Western people. 841 more words