I have done research into gods and goddesses and have written brief descriptions of them. I have attempted to scale out family trees as I have already seen with the Olympian gods. I have tried to condense entire pantheons by attributing extra names or aliases to one deity. I have also made efforts to parallel myths with ancient history. I am not an expert nor do I hold any degrees. I am a self-taught person with a lot of otherwise useless information.
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Former Mythology Expert to the Marvel Comics Appendix, former researcher to the Marvel Universe Handbooks
Contributor/Researcher to the Offifical Handbook of the Marvel Universe
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I've always been into comic books and strange animals like the Loch Ness Monster. Mythology has always been a combination of the two; the promise and search of beings and creatures greater than anything else. They are history's first comic books.
I am hoping to make the pantheons of other cultures from Aztec to Russian as interesting and as intriguing as the Olympian gods which we seem to know so much more about already.
I've been trying to put the Greek myths in a timeline, and the Greek Flood seems to occur when the island of Thera (modern Santorini) exploded. Thera has always been a prime candidate for Atlantis. Also, the dating of the flood in the Bible coincides close to the realm of Gilgamesh in Sumeria. This can't be a coincidence.
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I'm afraid there's not much I can tell you about Janus. He was a strictly Roman god and there aren't any genealogy or stories about him. I read once he was the son of Apollo, but I can't confirm that anywhere
My understanding is that Yggdrasil was first described in the Norse Eddas, a series of stories written in the 13th Century AD by Snorri Sturluson, but he didn't invent the story. It was actually passed
This actually stymied me a bit at first, but after some looking around I think I found the answer you're looking for. You see, Dionysus is the Greek god of wine, and he quite possibly has Asiatic connections
I don't mind doing this, but I don't have video chat or skyping. All I can do is answer your questions here in chat form, but I have done this before for several other students and most of the questions
How has Greek Mythology affected the English language that we use today, how much do we depend on it? There are several instances where Greek myth has entered our society. The names of Greek (and Norse)