In this visualization, the most influential gods and goddesses are illustrated in great detail. The chart displays Mt. Olympus which is one of the most important places in classic mythology. The impact that the gender roles have in mythology are discussed. According to this depiction, some of the beliefs and practices in many modern day religions derived from classic mythology.
“ . . . legends and myths . . . made of truth.” – J.R.R. Tolkien. -- Fantasy, myths, and archetypes hold exquisite learning and truth. For a fresh collection of fifty quotations on knowledge, go to http://www.examiner.com/article/fifty-quotations-inspire-education-and-learning
Here's a Rich Treasure Trove of Philippines Legends and Myths
Duwende - These are small creatures, much like goblins or dwarfs, living underground. They may be kind or mischievous, depending on how the person has treated them, and like to be left alone. Filipinos believe that uttering "tabi-tabi po" before entering suspected Duwende territories, will not disturb them. #Philippines #legend
Valkyries by Xia Taptara, from Immortal - Art Book of Myths and Legends - on Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/game-o-gami/immortal-art-book-of-myths-and-legends?utm_source=Direct%20Messages&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Kickstarter%20Immortal%20Book%20Email
t h e m o i r a i were the goddesses of fate who personified the inescapable destiny of man and assigned to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things. at the birth of a man, the moirai spinned out the thread of his life, followed his steps, and directed the consequences of his actions according to the counsel of the gods. they were independent, at the helm of necessity, directed fate, and watched that the fate assigned to every being by eternal laws might take its…