Articles and Stories

Articles and Stories

 

Here in MyMythStories we like critical thinking and base on reality as much as exploring myths, mysteries, legends, fables and fantasy writings.

Here is the category for articles and stories, both based on reality and fantasy with realistic philosophical approach.

Ear and Earrings Symbolism

Ear and Earrings Symbolism

The ear has strong symbolism in various cultures and teachings. It is associated with the spiral and the Sun, and the auricle itself with the vulva. Small ears can symbolize shyness or low self-esteem, while large ears – extroversion, ease and adaptability.

Earrings and gold ornaments are ritual ways to honor the lifestyle, culture and mythological characters of many cultures around the world. The lower part of the earlobe is pierced to hang ornaments, which can also be a symbol of nobility and merit. This is evidenced by the so-called orejones (“people with big ears”), named by the Spanish conquerors, these were the nobles of the Inca kingdom in ancient Peru.

The Myth of the Muses – Inspiration in the Ancient World

The Myth of the Muses – Inspiration in the Ancient World

The famous inspiration goddesses, the Muses (Μοῦσαι, Moûsai, Μόσες, Múses), are patrons of poetry, the arts, and science. Their leader is Apollo. According to the Boeotian (Thracian) tradition, they were originally worshiped by the giants Oth and Ephialtes, worshiping three muses: Meleta (μελετη – “learning, experience”), Mnema (μνιμη – memory) and Aoida (ωδή – “song”).

God of Medicine Asclepius

God of Medicine Asclepius

Asclepius/Aesculapius is the god of medicine, son of Apollo and the nymph Coronida (according to the writer Apollodorus is Arsinoea, great-granddaughter of Perseus, and according to others only of Apollo), his daughters are the “Asclepiades” – Hygeia (“Health”), Jaso (” treatment, recovery from illness”), Aceso (“treatment, healing process”), Aegle (goddess of good health) and Panacea (goddess of universal medicine).

5 Philosophies for a Better Life

5 Philosophies for a Better Life

In the search for wisdom in life, one can often find it difficult to have so many philosophical schools, wise thoughts and quotations, approaches, even religions. However, there are philosophies and teachings that are worth considering that would help you understand...

Halloween Meaning and Symbolism

holiday-festival. Their symbolic significance is very reminiscent of an ancient theater, such as in the Ellada period, or in the sarcophagi of the pharaohs, where a mask is placed on the mummy: a symbol of the image that resonates over the millennia. The ancient Balkan people, as well as later the Romans (including the expansion of the Roman Empire to the Balkans), used masks not only as an easy incarnation, but were also practical: an actor with many masks could play a whole mythological scene of different characters.

Origin of Halloween: Jack-o-Lantern, Treats, Costumes

Origin of Halloween: Jack-o-Lantern, Treats, Costumes

Halloween is on October 31 against November 1-st. Like many modern holidays, Halloween has its roots in paganism, the Celts, the Romans, the Egyptians, the Native American tribes: a tribute to the dead and their souls, as the “barrier” between the world of the living and the dead is considered to be the thinnest. Halloween (Hallowe’en, Alhalloween, All Hallows ’Eve, All Saints’ Day) is also a time of homage to saints, martyrs, all who died in the “true faith” (after the Christianization of the holiday), relatives and friends.

Mythology and Myth Difference

Mythology and Myth Difference

If you have ever wondered what is the difference between a myth and mythology, you are not alone. Scholars and enthusiasts alike, when they read or study mythology, this question is very sensible. It is interesting for any new comer that is fascinated by the magic and...

The Eye – Symbolism and Meaning

The Eye – Symbolism and Meaning

The Symbolism of the Eye The reflection of the eye is a reflection in the macrocosm, but also in the moral life: "Knowledge manifests itself as clearly as light, like the white of the eyes, and his insight sparkles in him like their radiant power, while in his essence...

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In this blog you can find mythology, legends, stories and culture from all around the world.
The main line is your interest in how your imagination will take you on a journey throughout that does interest you in the story department – from fictional to fact-based.

What is the purpose of the website?

The main purpose here is… reading and Imagination (with a capital letter).
My belief is that Reasoning and Imagination are the perfect spectre of harmony if used correctly for a human being that wants to excel in whatever category in Life. And books, factional or fictional, can give that richness.
You can also see the ‘About Page‘ for more details about the inspiration of this project.

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There are a lot of ideas that comes to mind which direction to take.
For now, it will be in the eight main categories, and one of them is for this Blog’s author personal writings in Stories and Poems.

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