“But I am bound upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears do scald like moulten lead.” – Shakespeare, King Lear, Act IV, Scene VII King… Read more “Ixion: Bound to a Wheel of Fire”
The Glücksschwein; an adorable little piggy, often made of marzipan that is given out in Germany as a symbol of good luck for the coming year –… Read more “Glücksschwein: Lucky Pig Symbolism”
Phorcys and Ceto brought into the world a swathe of monsters, earning Ceto the title “mother of monsters”.
Let’s recap: (Part One can be found here) Gilgamesh was a Sumerian king (technically, he presided over the city of Uruk). However, his heart had grown cruel,… Read more “Utnapishtim’s Ark, pt. 2: Gilgamesh’s End”
Minoa was lost. We call it Crete now. Maybe, it had gone through an apocalypse; Something happened. It might have been an explosive event at Thera, what… Read more “The Sky Makes No Promises”
There’s an old adage about death and taxes being the only two certainties in life. Now, taxation is a function of government – death is a function… Read more “Who Wants To Live Forever? Markendaya and the End of the World”
In Hawaiian mythology lives a half-man half-hog known as Kamapua’a. Kamapua’a is the chief of Oahu and a Demi-god associated with fertility and agriculture. His snout was… Read more “Hog Man and the Flying Vagina”