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Temple to Zeus Unearthed at Mount Olympus

April 28th, 2012 § in Religion

Temple to Zeus Unearthed at Mount Olympus Diggers accidentally discovered a temple to Zeus at the foot of Mount Olympus in an indicating that ancient Greeks switched away from polytheism to the faith of a single God even before Christianity appeared in Greece, archaeologists said[...]

Vampires in Past and Present – Part I: Etymology, Myth, Legend and History

August 2nd, 2011 § in Religion

Vampires have been called a lot of names around the world. The word “vampir” was of Slavic origin and had been used in Russia, Serbia, Hungary, Poland and Romania. It derived eventually from Hungarian language and means “to drink”.   At the beginning of the 18th cent[...]