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The Truth Behind the Christ Myth: The Green Man and the Legend of Jesus – Part II | Ancient Origins

So how did the oft-used legend of the Green Man eventually become chosen to be the legend of Jesus? Let us begin when it was the life story of the ancient Green Man and work forward to the time of the Christian Son of God. [Part I here]

What Makes the Olmec Culture So Unique and Alluring?

The Olmecs were the first true Mesoamerican civilization. There were small villages and groups of people in the area in which the Olmec developed but these societies are referred to as Pre-Olmec.

The pyramid cultures shared the “Triptych Temple” and “GodSelf Icon.”

Significant evidence now exists that ancient cultures worldwide were all connected by a powerful religious symbol which I call the “GodSelf Icon,” that is especially conspicuous among the pyramid cultures.

Three-tiered tower of silence, in which men were placed on the outside, women in the middle, and children in the inner circle.

A tower of silence (known also as a ‘dakhma’) is a type of structure used for funerary purposes by adherents of the Zoroastrian faith. This Zoroastrian practice for the disposal of the dead involves the exposure of the corpse to the sun and vultures.

Mysterious GodSelf Icon Found Worldwide: Lost Symbol of an Ancient Global Religion?

Significant evidence now exists that ancient cultures worldwide were all connected by a powerful religious symbol which I call the “GodSelf Icon,” that is especially conspicuous among the pyramid cultures.

Puntite Priests carrying  frankincense during Queen Hatshepsut’s Expedition. (Somalis still wear this traditional costume of their Puntite ancestors. The white royal loincloth called “Gundhate” or “Gunti” (in both Somali and the Kemitic language) and the necklace called “Xirsi” or “Qardhaase.”

Tourists from all over the world are welcomed in Upper Egypt to admire temples and learn about the fascinating history of ancient pharaohs. However, the pharaohs’ true origins are not told and our literature is lacking adequate information.

The Sumerian Seven: The Top-Ranking Gods in the Sumerian Pantheon | Ancient Origins

The Sumerian religion was polytheistic in nature, and the Sumerians worshipped a great number of deities. These deities were anthropomorphic beings, and were meant to represent the natural forces of the world.

The Dogon’s Extraordinary Knowledge of the Cosmos and the Cult of Nommo | Ancient Origins

France, 1920: Marcel Griaule is a young man who is very well-established in his studies, especially in mathematics. He has recently served as a volunteer in the French Air Force and aspires to attend the prestigious Lycée Louis le Grande.

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Celebrate from home! Learn about the ancient origins of Carnival, its arrival in America (hint, the first Mardi Gras was not celebrated in New Orleans), and what happens at the celebration today through these podcasts. From King Cake to music, to celebrations across the globe, let's get ready for Fat Tuesday! So, turn up the jazz, grab some beads and rum, and get ready for a Mardi Gras you won't forget (maybe unlike the last time you celebrated). Listen to our full audio guide at the link.
However, this also is a modern interpretation, for it is also possible that the telling of myths followed certain rules of presentation, and a knowledgeable audience may not have willingly accepted ad hoc adaptations to a familiar tale. #short #fyp #history #greek #greekmythology #ancient #ancienttimes
Encaustic Wax Art - Black and Green - Karen Canning