Category Archive: Sea people

On Fomorians, Pomeranians and Sea people

According to Wikipedia, The Fomorians (Old Irish: Fomoire, Modern Irish: Fomhóraigh) are a supernatural race in Irish mythology. They are often portrayed as hostile and monstrous beings who come from the sea or… Continue reading

Aztec warriors with Spartan and Illyrian shields

One of the most popular drawings from the Florentine codex depicts three Aztec “eagle warriors”. In my previous articles on sea peoples (accessible here) I have already drawn some parallels between these “feathered… Continue reading

The marvelous odyssey of Votan, a bronze age seafarer

There is a mysterious figure in the mythology of the Maya civilization, known by the name of Votan. If you decide to do little Wikipedia research on him you will first encounter the… Continue reading

Earth is my witness… Sea peoples reached Mesoamerica

There is a very beautiful story about the last moment of Buddha’s quest towards enlightenment hidden behind the “earth witness” mudra, one of the most iconic images of Buddhism. This representation of Buddha… Continue reading

Phrygians, ancestors of the Kurds

Origins of Kurds are shrouded in mystery for most of the historians, and since Kurds are currently stuck in the middle of a very hot political situation, it is highly unlikely that any… Continue reading

Who (when and how) was the first to “discover” America?

It all started by tracing the appearance of Swastika in ancient cultures. Tracing it’s early origins in both Americas I started a research on some of the native tribes. My first take was… Continue reading

Bes, Egyptian God that is not Egyptian

Statues of Bes can be seen in virtually every Egyptian exposition there is, that is how popular he was in ancient Egypt. Here are some quick facts about him: Bes was a protector god,… Continue reading