I’ll be back into the book next week. I have begun the final editing so hope it is just perfect for you by the time I release Josephine Marlin Origins, but today is the old tried and true (I haven’t had time to sing a new… one), Merry Christmas for you.
Theodora’s Trial – Chapter 38 Origins What a day #Theodora was having. Her #Portal got knocked of course, she had to face a #Chimera #Hera had sent to try to take her life, although immortal, Theo now has a limited shelf life once she became pregnant. Every time she peed, she’d hear more of #HomersIliad […]
The Garden of the Hesperides – Josephine Marlin: Origins update Now we’re goin’ places, The #GardenoftheHesperides. #Hera’s garden. The #Hesperides are knows as the #DaughtersoftheEvening and that explains so much about Theo’s visit to bury the #Swaddling #Theodora and #Athena are headed for #Vila’s #GardenofMen to ask her to open a #Portal for them Everything […]
Today we look at the story of the first female created in Greek mythology, Pandora. We examine why she was created and how she doomed and saved humanity with her box.
10. Questing Beast 9. Caorthannach 8. Abhartach 7. Leanan Sidhe 6. Kelpie 5. Gwyllgi 4. Sluagh 3. Banshee 2. The Dullahan 1. Dearg Due
By Geoffrey Munn A bull’s heart pierced with iron nails and thorns found in a chimney at Shutes Hill Farm, Somerset (date unknown) © Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford The Ten Commandments forbade the veneration of graven images—indeed, any other gods “but me”. However, the early Christian church, ever pragmatic, preferred to accommodate rather […]
In antiquity, love or revenge was just a spell away By Erin Blakemore SMITHSONIAN.COM Call it a happy accident: When a group of Serbian archaeologists recently uncovered a cache of 2,000-year-old skeletons, they unearthed a set of mysterious scrolls covered with Aramaic curses, too. As Reuters reports, the tiny scrolls were contained in what are thought to […]
By MARINASOHMA Magic in Ancient Greece: Necromancy, Curses, Love Spells, and Oracles The magical traditions of ancient Greece encompassed spells, curse tablets, drugs, potions, poisons, amulets, and talismans. For many cultures of the past, there was a very fine line between magic, superstition, religion, and science. The ancient magicians were seen as symbols of wisdom, keepers […]