Ancient Egyptian Symbols and Their Meanings

scarab symbol

Filled with many mysteries and a great deal of spirituality, the mythology and culture of ancient Egyptians are surely an important part of the history of civilization. Admittedly only to a … Read more

Lotus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

lotus flower meaning symbolism

With its presence dating back to 145.5 million years ago, the lotus flower is one of the most commonly used symbols throughout the history. It has been a significant symbol … Read more

Ivar the Boneless, Ragnar Lothbrok’s Son

Ivar the Boneless Vikings, Ragnar Lothbrok's Son

Ivar the Boneless (Inwaer/Ingvar/Hyngwar) was one of the greatest leaders of Vikings and the legendary commander of the Great Heathen Army. He was the third son of Ragnar Lothbrok (and Aslaug) … Read more

What is a Chimera?

chimera mythology

Chimera (Chimaera or Khimaira) is a mythical creature which is believed to be formed of three different animals; a lioness, a goat and a snake. Chimera’s head was that of … Read more

The Furies (Erinyes)

furies, erinyes greek mythology

The Furies are the three chthonic female deities of vengeance in Greek mythology. They are also called Erinyes (Erinys) which means “the avengers” in Greek language. The counterpart of the Furies … Read more

Doppelganger

Doppelganger

Etymology The word doppelganger is the English form of the name “Doppelgänger” in German meaning “double goer/double walker”. This word was firstly used by Jean Paul in his work Siebenkäs … Read more