Mythology

The symbolism of Dragons

Dragons are mythical creatures that are well-known symbols in many places in the world. Normally being depicted as an extremely large reptilian creature, its physical form is very similar in both Eastern and Western society. There are, however, significantly different associations with the creature depending on the part of the world that you are in.  … Continue reading The symbolism of Dragons

Humans

Experiments Done on Humans – The Evils of the Holocaust

Although my book, When Darkness Prevails, deals with human experimentation and is pure fiction, there are real-life periods in history when the human race has performed evil experiments on its own kind. The darkest period occurring during the second world war. The events of the Holocaust were some of the most horrific in modern history, leaving… Continue reading Experiments Done on Humans – The Evils of the Holocaust

Books

Monsters on Medieval Maps – Mythical Beasts and Hybrid Humans

Most of the medieval maps with pictures of sea creatures were meant to adorn the houses of wealthy people, who were curious about what was beyond their limited experience. The maps that were used for navigation were less adorned, and more practical. Travel at the time was difficult, and rare, and most people were ignorant… Continue reading Monsters on Medieval Maps – Mythical Beasts and Hybrid Humans

Books

Dragons – Powerful Creatures of Legend and Myth

Found in many stories, dragons are powerful creatures that are depicted as either serpentine or reptilian. The word dragon stems from the Latin draconem, meaning ‘huge serpent.’ Modern tales depict dragons as reptilian creatures with four legs, many of whom can walk upright on two. Ancient myths portray them as being more snakelike, however, slithering… Continue reading Dragons – Powerful Creatures of Legend and Myth