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Ancient Civilizations Season One

The Founding of Trier

Estimated read time 1 min read

Trebeta was the son of the legendary Assyrian king, Ninus (Nimrod), and a Chaldean queen. His stepmother later became Queen Semiramis. They set after her stepson, so that he fled […]

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Mythical Tales Mythology Season One

Bigfoot in Africa

Estimated read time 5 min read

Deep in the Knysna forest on the Southern tip of Africa, there roams an elusive group of wild elephant, long believed to be extinct by the local population, and hence […]

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Mythical Tales Mythology Season One

A Bride Turned to Stone

Estimated read time 11 min read

There have been so many comments in the papers, and I receive so many letters which it is impossible for me to answer, in reference to the curious case of petrification which recently came under my notice, that I am constrained to write an account of the whole affair, giving at the same time my hypothesis as explanatory of the rationale.

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Mythical Tales Mythology Season One

The Enchanted Castle

Estimated read time 3 min read

Threatened with marriage to a monster Psyche, a mortal, is blown away by the West Wind. She awakens near a magical palace and falls in love with Cupid. He makes Psyche promise not to look at his divine face, but she breaks this promise and Cupid abandons her.

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Artifacts and Evidence Maps and Charts Season One

Friesland

Estimated read time 2 min read

Frisland? Frislanda, Friesland. Meaning Free Land. Major city looks like Cabaru and Baras? Mid 1600s. I find it hard accepting that these detailed, unanimous, cartography depictions of islands with major […]