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Mythical Artifacts Mythology Season Two

Mirrors as Portals to Other Worlds?

Estimated read time 9 min read

The Maya believed there were multiple worlds in addition to the human world: an upperworld, underworld, primordial sea, and Xibalba. Portals connected these worlds and allowed active engagement between the Maya and their gods, which was fundamental to their belief system. Evidence suggests the Maya believed that reflective surfaces (mirrors) were portals to spiritual worlds.

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Mythical Artifacts Mythology Season One

The Spirit Mirror

Estimated read time 2 min read

A renaissance polymath whose interests ranged from astronomy to astrology, alchemy and math, John Dee advised the queen from the start of her reign in 1558 to the 1570s. As court astrologer […]

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Historical Mysteries Season One Unsolved Mysteries

How to Erase Something From History

Estimated read time 3 min read

How to erase something from history Here’s the spoiler: you can’t. As king of the world with infinite money and power, you’d think that you can erase just about anything […]