Mythological Animals Forgotten in Time

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Catoblepas
Classical Mythology

Bovines aren’t the most threatening animals. Please, with their delightful appearances and flavor they don’t actually shout threat—except if you’re discussing Mad Cow Disease, or their legendary cousin the catoblepas. Folklore creates some unusual creatures, yet this one is truly out there.

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Golems – Fact or Myth?

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Origin Of The Golem Mythology

For the definition we have quite recently observed, there are numerous antiquated anecdotes about the main golems. These fantasies were conceived in various occasions and in various districts of the world. For instance, the Mayan legend of creation depicts that before the main people, the divine beings made wooden men.

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Some Interesting Info About Pirates

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Female Pirates

On the ocean, you could uninhibitedly diversely and verifiably built sex limits, and a considerable number of female privateers battled on boats. However to initially join a team, numerous ladies needed to crossdress. For a few, going as a man was unquestionably a vital piece of their own character, however for other people, it was a sexual orientation boundary they needed to cross so as to satisfy their wants to be a sailor.

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Anne Bonny (1697-1720). Engraving from Captain Charles Johnsons General History of the Pyrates (1st Dutch Edition 1725)
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Mythological Horses from Around the Globe

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Uchchaihshravas – Hinduism

Uchchaihshravas is a white, seven-headed flying pony that fills in as the mount for the Hindu god-lord of paradise Indra and, in different stories, Bali, the ruler of evil presences.

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A seven-headed winged Uchchaihshravas with other treasures from Samudra manthan
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Myths about Barbarians

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Origins Of Chinese Ethnocentricity

Numerous individuals rush to expect that Chinese ethnocentrism, or rather xenophobia, may have originated from late history. It is anything but difficult to take note of how Communism partitioned East and West, or how the Boxer Rebellion at the turn of the twentieth century started hostile to Western conclusions.

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