Deucalion, Pyrrha, David and Shaw

Advertisements When Zeus decided to end the Bronze Age with the great deluge, Prometheus had foreseen the flood and warned his son Deucalion(descendant of Prometheus) and his wife, Pyrrha(descendant of Epimetheus) to build and ark. During the flood they landed on Mount Parnassus, sacred to Apollo and the muses. When the flood subsided and they were on solid ground again Deucalion consulted… Continue reading Deucalion, Pyrrha, David and Shaw

Eitr

Advertisements Eitr can be found on the Weyland Industries table of elements, its a mythical substance in Norse mythology. Believed to be the origin of all living things: the first giant Ymir was conceived from eitr. The substance is supposed to be very poisonous and is also produced by Jörmungandr (the Midgard serpent) and other serpents. Which makes a lot… Continue reading Eitr

Schleicher’s Fable in Prometheus & Alien: Covenant

Advertisements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTOcA_y1R_U Avis akvāsas ka. Avis, jasmin varnā na ā ast, dadarka akvams, tam, vāgham garum vaghantam, tam, bhāram magham, tam, manum āku bharantam. Avis akvabhjams ā vavakat: kard aghnutai mai vidanti manum akvams agantam.Akvāsas ā vavakant: krudhi avai, kard aghnutai vividvant-svas: manus patis varnām avisāms karnauti svabhjam gharmam vastram avibhjams ka varnā na asti.Tat… Continue reading Schleicher’s Fable in Prometheus & Alien: Covenant

Myth of cattle and grain

Advertisements  The “Debate between sheep and grain” or “Myth of cattle and grain” is a Sumerian creation myth, written on clay tablets in the mid to late 3rd millennium BCE. The story opens with a location “the hill of heaven and earth,” the dwelling place of the gods, situated at the point where the heavens rest upon the earth. It is there that… Continue reading Myth of cattle and grain

The Stone of Jupiter

Advertisements Diana of Versailles By Sting, CC BY-SA 2.5 The Temple of Diana at Ephesus, which is also known as the Temple of Artemis; was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This could be another link to the green stone in the Head Room. Originally built by the Amazons according to myth,… Continue reading The Stone of Jupiter

The Peacock Angel

Advertisements Melek Taus (Ezdiki: Tawûsê Melek), also spelled Malik Tous, translated in English as Peacock Angel, is one of the central figures of Yazidi religion. In Yazidi creation stories, God created the world and entrusted it to the care of seven Holy Beings, often known as Angels or heft sirr (‘the Seven Mysteries’), preeminent of… Continue reading The Peacock Angel

The Philosopher’s Stone

Advertisements By Unidentified artist – MET Museum, Public Domain Cintamani, Sanat Kumara, Lumiel & Kshitigarbha – The Wishing Stone of Shambhala In Buddhism the Cintamani is a stone which people believed granted wishes, commonly thought to be the Philosopher’s stone. Dragon Ball the anime had been inspired by this myth as well and it was said that… Continue reading The Philosopher’s Stone

Ziusudra, the First Flood Myth

Advertisements The Dreadnought prepares to dock with the Mother ship Sumerian: 𒍣𒅔𒋤𒁺 ZI.IN.SUD.DU A single fragmentary tablet excavated in Nippur tells of the gods An, Enlil, Enki and Ninhursanga. They create the Sumer (black-headed people) and ensure they create comfortable conditions for the animals to live and procreate. Then kingship descends from heaven, and the first cities are founded: Eridu, Bad-tibira, Larak, Sippar, and Shuruppak. In the next part… Continue reading Ziusudra, the First Flood Myth

The Davidic Covenant

Advertisements In the bible there are lots of Covenants, one such Covenant is the Davidic Covenant. David, after bringing the Arc of the Covenant to Jerusalem lacked a temple to store it, he intended on building one until the prophet Nathan foretold he would not. But his descendants will. I will highlight important points to focus… Continue reading The Davidic Covenant