Neatorama Posts Tagged "mythology"
10 Modern Books Keeping The Fairy Tale Tradition Alive...

For many fantasy enthusiasts our passion for fairy tale inspired literature doesn’t fade away as we grow gray, and we spend our literary lives in constant pursuit of that feeling we once had while reading fairy tal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/02/10-Modern-Books-Keeping-The-Fairy-Tale-Tradition-Alive/
The Revenge Zombies of Iceland...

Atlas Obscura talked with Sigurður Atlason, Ma...  ...d the elves …all part of ancient Icelandic mythology

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/13/The-Revenge-Zombies-of-Iceland/
Fifteen Lucky Facts About Leprechauns...

(Image Via TovMauzer)They're an iconic symbol of St. Patrick's Day, they wear short pants, a buckled top hat and guard their pot o’gold with their lives, but how much do we really know about those wily little lepre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/17/Fifteen-Lucky-Facts-About-Leprechauns/
A Comprehensive, Interactive Chart of Zeus's Affairs...

The Greek god Zeus was a busy fellow and a shameless adulterer. It would be hard for him, let alone us, to keep track of his affairs. This chart, made by Viviana Ferro, Ilaria Pagin and Elisa Zamarian, attempts to visual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/30/A-Comprehensive-Chart-of-Zeuss-Affairs/
Obscure Historical Monsters...

Modern monsters seem pretty mundane when compared to the monsters of the past, especially the ones found in the Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi.You know what to expect from today's slasher or fang faced beast, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/halloween/2012/12/03/Obscure-Historical-Monsters/
Travelers of the Solar System...

Illustrator Scott Benson created an awesome poster/chart that celebrates space exploration and travel. It changes with the light!This illustrated chart was designed by me and hand-printed by my dear friends at Commonweal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/30/Travelers-of-the-Solar-System/
The Temple of Muses...

In 1733, French illustrator Bernard Picart produced a book called Neueröffneter Musen-Tempel, (Temple of the Muses) with 60 copperplate engravings, mostly illustrating stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses. The image he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/11/the-temple-of-muses/
A Menagerie Of Japanese Mythical Creatures...

Ever wondered about the origin of the Japanese Kirin or the waving Lucky Cat? If so, then this article by Matt Alt will amaze and astound with it's short yet concise descriptions of 10 of the best known Japanese mythical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/07/a-menagerie-of-japanese-mythical-creatures/
Deities from Inuit Mythology

Ed Wozniak, who brought us lists of Norse and Hawaiian dieties, has a list of gods in the pantheon of the Inuits, whose homelands stretch all around the northernmost regions of the world. Some have downright scary storie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/07/deities-from-inuit-mythology/
Anatomy of the Centaur...

The following is an article from the science humor...  ...uman component). (See Figure 8.)A staple of Greek mythology , Centaurs have made many appearances throughout t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/05/31/anatomy-of-the-centaur/




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