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MythologyMythology: The Rise and Fall of Babylon
MythologyThe Myth of the Punishment of Tantalus
Ubasute - the Japanese Custom of Leaving One`s Mother to Die of Starvation
In years of poverty and hunger, the Japanese performed quite an inhumane practice, called ubasute, which means abandoning an old woman. When feeding the family became difficult, they would get rid of the oldest member of the family.
The Legend of Prometheus
The legend of Prometheus has made its way to us thanks to ancient Greek myths. The legend goes that a long time ago, before humans, there were only animals. The sea was filled with fish, the land was home to all kinds of animals. . .
Mythological Ways of Achieving Immortality
The foods you need to eat to cheat death are quite bizarre and varied - from ningyo meat (a creature that's a cross between a monkey and a crab, similar to a mermaid, from Japanese mythology), to ambrosia in Greek mythology.
Symbol of the Apple from the Garden of Eden to the iPhone
The apple is not simply a fruit. It is a symbol of love, temptation, hostility, with all kinds of stories and legends about it, while according to many theories it is the apple that lies at the foundation of human imagination and knowledge.