10 Important and Famous Greek Mythology Statues

10 famous Greek mythology statues

The cultural influence of Greek mythology on Western civilization is extensive and significant. Their love of beauty and the arts has been passed on through societies through hymns, poems, literary texts, and other writings.  Some of the most impressive representations of ancient Greece come in sculpted and pictorial form. In fact, Greek mythology statues were … Read more

5 Scary Creatures in Persian Mythology

Scary Persian Mythology monsters

Persian mythology is rich with weird and wonderful creatures and monsters. Some of them, however, have a malevolent nature.  Here are 5 of the scariest creatures from Persian mythology.  RELATED: 5 terrifying female monsters from Greek mythology What are the scariest creatures in Persian mythology? 5. The Manticore The manticore is a ferocious creature whose … Read more

An Introduction to Latvian Mythology – World Mythology Series

Latvian Mythology

Latvian mythology is as rich and diverse as they come, with its own gods, beings, concepts, and history. In this post we’ll delve into the history of Latvian folklore, and take a closer look at where it all began, what are the most famous stories, and how it is relevant in modern society.  Read on … Read more

How Does Circe Help Odysseus?

How does Circe help Odysseus

Circe is a minor goddess and very powerful enchantress in Greek mythology. She is the daughter of the sun god Helios and the ocean-nymph Perse.  Circe is present in many Greek legends, but perhaps her most widely-known appearance in Greek mythology is her encounter with Odysseus in Homer’s Odyssey. But how does Circe help Odysseus? … Read more