Architecture Germany

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 […]

Africa Amanita Folklore Hybrids

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 […]

Old World Statues

A Bride Turned to Stone

Estimated read time 11 min read

To the Editor of the Sun: SIR: There have been so many comments in the papers, and I receive so many letters which it is impossible for me to answer, […]

Art Paintings The Exaltation of Beauty

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.