Illyrian Settlements (circa 2000 BC - 500 BC) The early inhabitants of the region were the Illyrians, a group of Indo-European tribes. These tribes lived in fortified hilltop settlements and had their own distinct culture, language, and traditions. They were known for their warrior culture and intricate metalwork. Illyrian Kingdoms
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The work of Diogenes of Apollonia, a 5th-century BCE philosopher from Apollonia, serves as a vital bridge between early Presocratic thought and later philosophical developments
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Ever wondered if your choices are truly your own? Leucippus' ground-breaking theory of atomistic determinism challenges our most basic beliefs about free will and changed how we view reality.
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(c. 588 – c. 524 BCE) An influential pre-Socratic philosopher from ancient Ionia, Anaximenes is best remembered for positing air as the primordial substance, or 'archê', from which all things arise and to which they return.
In the shadow of Britain's industrial revolution, a chilling enterprise known as baby farms emerged. Driven by societal pressures and economic challenges, these establishments became the grim solution for many unwed and impoverished mothers.
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Anaximander of Miletus (c. 611-547 BCE) was an innovative and influential pre-Socratic philosopher, geographer, and biologist from ancient Ionia, the intellectual heart of Greece. He was a student of Thales, another pre-Socratic philosopher, but his thinking diverged significantly from his mentor's. Anaximander's work, though mostly lost, has been widely recognized
Among the myriad deities worshipped in ancient Italy, the name of Angitia stands out, particularly among the Marsi people. Known as a serpent goddess, a healer, and a sorceress, Angitia's worship showcases the richness and diversity of Italic mythology. Angitia: The Serpent Goddess Angitia, also known as Anguitia, was primarily
In Greek mythology, Melia stands as a minor yet significant figure. She is one of the Meliae, nymphs associated with ash trees, from which mankind was created according to Greek myth. Melia is also notably recognized as the mother of several important characters in these ancient narratives. Meliae and the
"Someone fetch the archaeologist!” I thought it was a joke. The only time the crew called for me was to play a prank or assign some tedious cleaning task. “Not today,” I grumbled as I clumsily sketched Marvin the Martian onto my tablet. Let them grief the zoologist for a
Inachus was a significant figure in Greek mythology, known primarily as a river god associated with the region of Argos. He was one of the Potamoi, the gods of rivers, sons of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. These deities were generally represented as strong, muscular men with the lower body
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In Greek mythology, Charon is the ferryman of the dead, who transports the souls of the deceased across the rivers Styx and Acheron. A coin to pay Charon for passage was sometimes placed in or on the mouth of a dead person.
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Tired of waiting rooms with uncomfortable chairs, outdated magazines, and stale coffee? Then it's time to treat yourself to a visit to Svarga, the Hindu Good Kingdom, where waiting has never been more luxurious or divine!
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The Matchmaking Ant - a Korean Folktale An angleworm wanted to get married, so he asked an ant to act as a go-between and find him a wife. The ant arranged for the angleworm to wed a thousand-legged worm. When the angleworm heard this, he cried: “Oh, no! I never
ALLIGATOR To see an alligator, was considered a very lucky omen to the people of Anamaboe and Dixcove in Ghana. For a maiden to see an alligator in the water, foretells trouble. The South American natives on the banks of the Orinoco river believe that an alligator, before going in
Early Black Americans believed that sprinkling the floor with quicksilver would deter ghosts.
In Bengalese folklore, shouting "Ram Ram!" drives way ghosts and all evil things. Source Encyclopaedia of superstitions, folklore, and the occult sciences of the world. : a comprehensive library of human belief and practice in the mysteries of life ... Editorial staff: Cora Linn Daniels and C.M. Stevans. (1903). Chicago.
"Antler– Stags' horns are considered in Spain to be an omen of the evil eye, and to be a safeguard against its malignant influence. Should the evil glance be cast, it is believed the horn recieves it and instantly snaps asunder. They wear a tip of horn mounted in silver
Amethyst – The "maid stone." It's said that she who wears an amethyst will sleep calmly and have innocent dreams. Amethyst is believed to remove drunkenness, particularly wine-coloured stones. The word, amethyst comes from, the Greek word amethystos, meaning “not drunken. It also was thought to divert hailstones and plagues of
Amber – Amber has enchanted humanity for at least 10,000 years. From the Mycenaeans to the Mayans, amber has been considered sacred and used by cultures across time on nearly every continent. It was believed by some, that if one wore amber, no harm could befall them. In particular, amber
Amazonite (also known as amazon stone, Green feldspar and Neshmet) – A popular stone among ancient Egyptians, the greenish amazonite represented rebirth and fertility. For this reason it was often used in jewellery and funerary amulets. The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead recommends amazonite for papyrus sceptre necklaces. These necklaces
Alectoria – Alectoria is a stone of darkish crystalline colour found in the intestines/gizzards of capons (castrated cockerels) that had lived seven years. Alectoria is said to be able to grant invisibility to its carrier, makes women aggregable and men eloquent, constant, and friendly. If held in one's mouth, it
Alabaster – At Antiparos in the Aegean sea, the ancients used alabaster for incense and for funeral urns. If it turned yellow and lost its whiteness, it meant sickness and famine would come. Church statues made of alabaster are sometimes found to be chipped, in many cases this damage is purposeful.
Agate – an agate stone is believed to quench thirst and turn away thunder in lightning. A black agate veined with white will protect a person from all violent dangers. Hyena-coloured agate can cause domestic unhappiness. Agate was thought to protect from the effects of poison, but agate shaped as eyes
Adamant – Adamant was a stone that once believed to be impenetrable, giving rise to the saying: "As hard as adamant." (Daniels, Encyclopaedia of Superstitions) It may be an archaic word for diamond. Because adamant was believed immune to fire, artisans would soak the mineral in goat's blood to soften it.
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Known as the 'Father of Science'. One of the Seven Sages of Ancient Greece. The first recorded Western Philosopher (7th-6th century BCE). Founder of the Miletus School.
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An excerpt from Lucan's epic poem, Pharsalia (1st century CE), introducing the villainous witch Erictho, who is sought out by Pompey's son during the civil war.
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Ever wonder why female cows have those cute crescent-shaped horns? No? Me either. But someone did! Io and her love affair with the King of the Heavens, is one of the oldest myths around.
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