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Magical swords in myths and legends – from Britain to Vietnam

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Most of the ancient cultures had stories of magical swords. Surprisingly, there are many common places in these myths...

Mesolithic amulet or the world’s oldest jew’s harp?

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Could an 8,000 years old object represent the world's oldest jew's harp ever discovered?

The weeping goddesses of Neolithic – Slavic “Baba” and Phrygian Niobe

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In ancient mythology, there were a few examples of the weeping goddesses that turn into stone. This article explains how they all connect in Neolithic, and what is the true meaning behind their symbolism.

The ancient wisdom, hidden in the zodiac symbols

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The simple symbolism of the zodiac signs connects numerous Indo-European myths into one big story. One of these myths is the story of birth, death and rebirth - a common theme of the ancient world.

Mesolithic Lepenski Vir – an ancient global culture

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An 8000 years old sculpture, its symbolism and its connections to other ancient cultures of the world.

Yuezhi and Asii – pt 3 – From Sogdia to Balkans

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In the Part 3 we take a deeper look into the ancient tribes of Balkans and their relationship to nations of Central Asia.

Yuezhi and Asii – pt 2 – Xiongnu, from Bactria to...

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Who were the Xiongnu and what were their relationships with Huns and Bulgars? What is the meaning of the word "Balkans" and where does it come from? And what can we conclude about Slavic migrations to Balkans?

Yuezhi and Asii – pt 1 – Merchants and Buddhist prophets

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Who were the real Asians and who is responsible for the spread of Buddhism in the Asian countries? The answers might surprise you. A discussion on Yuezhi, Asii and their migrations.

Thracians – the dragon people

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The ethnonym Thracian is largely unexplained. Here we present some fresh views to its original meaning.

Demeter, Persephone, and Hades – the myth decoded

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With the help of astronomy and linguistics, we have a deeper look into the meaning and origins of the cult of Demeter, her daughter Persephone, and Hades.
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