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myths & mythology

  1. Yithian

    The Tigris: The River That Birthed Civilisation

    This is a superb article that sets the mind on several flights of wonder: ≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈≈ The Tigris: The river that birthed civilisation By Leon McCarron 2nd August 2023 Reaching the source of the Tigris is not an easy task. Where a dirt road ends, a small path leads over...
  2. Tunn11

    Viking Longships

    Couldn't find this on a search and I don't know whether it has been brought up before but what were the Viking longship "figureheads" designed to look like? ignoring mast/sails there is a long neck, small head and a lower tail. Rather than dragons could they have been based on a typical "long...
  3. James_H

    Odin: A Real Person?

    A bit of a query here: one of my good friends was reading a book he was given for christmas called "the real middle earth" which is a popular history type thing about the factual (and mythological) basis for Tolkien's Lord of the Rings mythos. He didn't enjoy it one bit, apart from the...
  4. R

    The Navajo Skinwalker & 'Skinwalker Ranch'

    In the path of Utah's skin walker Did anyone read on the home page"breaking news" the above titled article. It was really cool. George Napp (famous for Bob lazar-area 51 -etc, stories) is the reporter on the scene at a ranch in Utah "purchased by 'NIDS' millionair Bob bigilow. The science team...