Orion worship – part 1 – Christianity

However, some 150 years later, in the 17th century, someone decided to transform John the Baptist into Bacchus.

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Neanderthals in ancient mythology

Not so long ago there was a very popular article circulating on the internet, promoting the idea that most of the medieval fairy tales can be traced all the way to the Bronze… Continue reading

The great riddle of a seven-headed figure

Can a 7000 petroglyph be deciphered? How old is the Brahmi alphabet? What is the symbolic of the Indo-European seven-headed deity and how did it reach Mesoamerica?

Religion, and how it may be influenced by the virtues of the seven planets

The mystery of the seven stars that you saw in my right hand and of the seven golden lampstands is this: The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches, and the… Continue reading

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

The forgotten history of Polabian Slavs

A growing body of evidence suggests that Polabian Slavs were one of the first Indo-European tribes to reach Northern Europe.

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 untold stories of the Merovingian dynasty

The story of France begins in the middle of the 5th century AD with the Merovingians,  a royal dynasty that ruled the Franks for almost three centuries. But even though this dynasty was… Continue reading

Was Kiev founded by Khazars?

A magnificent city of Kiev, one of the oldest cities of Eastern Europe and most important Slavic cities of all times has a really long history whose beginnings are long forgotten. There is… 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