Pagan
Paganism is a broad group of religions including modern pagan religions, indigenous religions and historical polytheistic religions. It is often taken to exclude monotheism, and to express a worldview...
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Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
English Nursery Rhymes With Unexpected And Sometimes Disturbing Historical Origins
Many people associate nursery rhymes with reading happy stories to children, or remember being children themselves and chanting them while they play. However, the popular explanations for the origins ...
Tech Titans’ Latest Project: Defy Death
The tech titans who founded Google, Facebook, eBay, Napster and Netscape are using their billions to rewrite the nation’s science agenda and transform biomedical research. Their objective is to use th...
Women Feet Surgery - Plastic Surgery To Look Better In High Heels
Women of the world, you probably know this moment, too: You ask the polite shoe salesman to bring you that snakeskin lace-up stiletto or navy ballet flat in a 9 or 7 or whatever, and he brings a shoe ...
Celebrating Beltane: The Return to the Divine Feminine.
Beltane can be traced back to Irish mythology and early historical writings. It is the ushering in of summer, and the opportunity to give thanks for surviving another winter. Beltane is rejoicing in ...
Folklore
Study culture at Folklore Museum all this December The Institute for Southern Thai Studies has realized and honored His majesty King Bhumibols kindness, and ...
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Visite de / Besuch von / Visita de / Chiamata di / 訪問の / 방문의 / 访问 / زياره Rangoon/Yangon/Rangun pagodes/pagodas (Burma/Birmanie) Yangon population 4082000 ...
Idolatry
Idolatry is the worship of an idol or a physical object as a representation of a god. In all the Abrahamic religions idolatry is strongly forbidden, although views as to what constitutes idolatry may ...
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Prehistoric religion
Prehistoric religion is a general term for the religious beliefs and practices of prehistoric peoples. More specifically it encompasses Paleolithic religion, Mesolithic religion, Neolithic religion an...
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Religion in ancient Greece
Ancient Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and cult practices. These different group...
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Ancient Roman religion
Religion in ancient Rome encompasses the ancestral ethnic religion of the city of Rome that the Romans used to define themselves as a people, as well as the adopted religious practices of peoples brou...
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Hellenistic religion
Hellenistic religion is any of the various systems of beliefs and practices of the people who lived under the influence of ancient Greek culture during the Hellenistic period and the Roman Empire (c. ...
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Roman imperial cult
The Imperial cult of ancient Rome identified emperors and some members of their families with the divinely sanctioned authority of the Roman State. The framework for the Imperial cult was formulated d...
Roman imperial cult - Wikipedia
Mystery religion
Mystery religions, sacred mysteries or simply mysteries, were religious schools of the Greco-Roman world for which participation was reserved to initiates (mystai). The main characterization of this r...
Origins of Christianity
Early Christianity and Early Rabbinical Judaism were significantly influenced by Hellenistic religion and Hellenistic philosophy. Christianity in particular inherited many features of Greco-Roman pag...
Origins of Christianity - Wikipedia
Decline of Hellenistic paganism
Religion in the Greco-Roman world at the time of the Constantinian shift mostly comprised three main currents:Early Christianity grew gradually in Rome and the Roman Empire from the 1st to 4th centuri...
Decline of Hellenistic paganism - Wikipedia
Magic in the Greco-Roman world
The study of magic in the Greco-Roman world is a branch of the disciplines of classics, ancient history and religious studies. In the ancient post-hellenistic world of the Greeks and Romans (the Greco...
Magic in the Greco-Roman world - Wikipedia
Hellenic philosophy and Christianity
Hellenistic philosophy and Christianity refers to the complex interaction between Hellenistic philosophy and early Christianity during the first to fourth centuries.The conflict between the two modes ...
Christianization
Christianization (or Christianisation) is the conversion of individuals to Christianity or the conversion of entire groups at once. It may also refer to the forced imposition of a Christian society. V...
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Folklore
Folklore (or lore) consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs included in the traditions of a culture, subculture, or gro...
Folklore - Wikipedia
Crossing The Veil: The Pre-Christian Origins Of Halloween And Samhain
Halloween, or the ancient Samhain, is considered the time of year when the veil between our world and the spirit world is at its thinnest. As darkness falls and families light their pumpkin Jack-o'-la...
Germanic folklore
Germanic folklore is recorded folklore of the Germanic peoples. It is often used as a starting point for the reconstruction of a Common Germanic mythology:
Saint George: Devotions, traditions and prayers
Saint George is one of Christianity's most popular saints, and is highly honored by both the Western and Eastern Churches. A wide range of devotions, traditions, and prayers to honor the saint have em...
Saint George: Devotions, traditions and prayers - Wikipedia
Drakestail
Drakestail also known as Quackling is a French Fairy tale about a duck, where repetition forms most of the logic behind the plot. The story is also similar to other folk and fairy tales where the hero...