Nothing sends a clearer message than an angry punishment handed down from the gods. Deities have been disciplining their flocks since time immemorial, perhaps none more famously than the Greek gods. The ultimate form of pain and misery was eternal punishment.
The ancients witnessed the awesome and raw power of erupting volcanoes, and sent out warnings through time in the form of religion lessons, myths, legends and chronicles.
When man grows overconfident in his importance, mother nature, or the gods, seem to remind mankind who is really in charge. Or so it may have seemed to the ancients, who witnessed the awesome and raw power of erupting volcanoes…
Solar eclipse was so traumatic or ‘unnatural’ to humanity that since prehistoric times myths and legends have sprung up throughout cultures in attempts to explain the event, or at least protect against it.
Most people believe that the story of Jason and the Argonauts is a work of fiction born out of the imagination of the ancient people. However, modern research suggests very real ancient gold mining techniques may have been behind the tale.