This is my contribution to adrilechat ‘s Halloween “Haunting Pagan Lore” event. As you can see from the title, I’ve chosen a classic of horror and folklore tales for which many have forgotten the ancient origins. This will be long, so let’s get into it. The myth of King Lycaon While the earliest known exampleContinue reading “The Werewolves of Arcadia”
An exploration of the mythical and cultic links between Artemis and Dionysus.
The thing I see people struggling with the most about polytheism is the multiplicity of stories rather than the amount of deities. Funnily enough, I was reading an article yesterday (Heis Dionysos! – One Dionysos? A Polytheistic Perspective by Henk S. Versne) that touches on the topic and rightfully explains that it’s our modern constructContinue reading “About consistency”