10 Important Religious Practices in Ancient Rome

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The rich religious traditions of Ancient Rome played a central role in everyday life and shaped much of Roman culture and society. With a vast pantheon of powerful gods and intricate rituals, religion was deeply interwoven into all aspects of life. However, for modern audiences, the religious beliefs and practices of the Romans over 2000 … Read more

Mars, Venus and Mercury: Antiquated Gender Symbols


‘Men are from Mars and women are from Venus’, is thankfully now an outdated adage. But the gender symbols we have been used for centuries to differentiate the gender binary and, now updated to include non-binary genders, remain in use – including on this site! So where do these symbols come from? Mythology Allegedly, these … Read more

Top 10 Ancient Greek Goddesses

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While ancient Greek mythology features divine beings of immense power, it also reveals deities with all-too-human tendencies towards manipulation, violence, immorality and selfishness. As the rulers of Mount Olympus and the entire cosmos, Zeus, Hera, Poseidon and the other gods lived extravagant lives free from consequences. However, their unfettered power often corrupted and conflicts regularly … Read more

Top 10 Ancient Egyptian Gods

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The gods of Ancient Egypt played a central role in every aspect of daily life. From the fertile banks of the Nile River that supported the livelihoods of their agrarian society to the cycle of life, death and resurrection, the Egyptians sought divine explanations and protections. This dependency on higher powers evolved an incredibly rich … Read more

10 Famous Greek Myths

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The fascinating myths and legends of ancient Greece have endured for millennia, capturing the imaginations of people around the world with their colorful stories of the gods, heroes, and epic adventures that have seeped into our collective cultural consciousness. From Homer’s iconic Odyssey and Iliad to modern blockbuster movies like Clash of the Titans, these … Read more