darkestelemental616:

allaboutmyths:

image(from Wikipedia)

and now I’m confused and for the past couple of days have been trying to find where Juno fits into Ascanius’s family tree, but have so far come up with nothing

Possibly because Venus sprang from Cronus’ blood and he was both Jupiter and Juno’s father…? Or am I over-borrowing from the Greek myth?

That would make them related, but not directly descendant.

I don’t think so, there are two myths about Venus’s birth that I know of, the version that’s like the Greek myth in that she was Ouranus’s daughter. The other version is that Venus is the daughter of Jupiter by the Titan Dione.

(from Wikipedia)

and now I’m confused and for the past couple of days have been trying to find where Juno fits into Ascanius’s family tree, but have so far come up with nothing

ofools:

its as done as its gonna be, so here, have a nice painting of Freyr and Freyja
I got nothin’ else
ofools:

its as done as its gonna be, so here, have a nice painting of Freyr and Freyja
I got nothin’ else
ofools:

its as done as its gonna be, so here, have a nice painting of Freyr and Freyja
I got nothin’ else

ofools:

its as done as its gonna be, so here, have a nice painting of Freyr and Freyja

I got nothin’ else

It makes me sad that people don’t seem to realize that there was mythology in Italy before the Romans decided to equate their mythology with Greek mythology

Wagner’s Ring Cycle Genealogy by SilverDrgnbane

since I like genealogies and I’ve been thinking about Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, which is based on the Nibelungenlied

  • me: Oh! Wagner! He did The Ring Cycle.
  • sister: You mean Lord of the Rings?
  • me: Uh, no, The Ring Cycle. It's about a cursed ring.
  • sister: That's Lord of the Rings, isn't it?

nmmacarthur:

Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Talisman”

5839ec95347c3fd574358e462e5add55

A Prince and a Princess were still celebrating their honeymoon. They were extremely happy; only one thought disturbed them, and that was how to retain their present happiness. For that reason they wished to own a talisman with which to protect themselves against any unhappiness in their marriage.

Now, they had often been told about a man who lived out in the forest, acclaimed by everybody for…

View On WordPress

satdeshret:

gabbyvee:

Khnum the Divine Potter

being all loving and junk

There is Khnum all over my dash and I’m pretty okay with this.

so I was thinking about Egyptian mythology, and I remembered I have thisI bought it because I was at the MET and my sister was doing a school project (I forget on exactly what, but she needed a source on the coffin texts, the Book of the Dead and/or the Afterlife)

so I was thinking about Egyptian mythology, and I remembered I have this
I bought it because I was at the MET and my sister was doing a school project (I forget on exactly what, but she needed a source on the coffin texts, the Book of the Dead and/or the Afterlife)