Tag Archives: Mythology

The Sacred Animal

The ancient gods and goddesses all had sacred animals that were associated with them. A god of the sky, like Zeus, of course, had a bird as his animal–the eagle. A fertility goddess, like Heket, is associated with the frog, … Continue reading

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Tyr’s Day

Today is Tuesday, or Tyr’s Day. In case you didn’t know, Tyr is the Norse god of battle and courage. Men would often inscribe their swords with Tyr’s rune and pray to him before going in to battle. Tyr’s story … Continue reading

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