Across thousands of years, the colour yellow has held many meanings within Chinese society and culture.
The Celtic Druids possessed great knowledge and were highly respected, yet they tended to be violent – and did not have to be men.
The Celtic cultural tradition stretches across at least one millennium – and is most recognizable in the various versions of the Arthurian legends.
The sounds of rain can feel comforting and relaxing. Yet in the face of changing weather, rain can also be harbinger of environmental disaster.
The Aztecs didn’t only carry out human sacrifices—assisted by priests, they also offered their own blood to the gods.
Contemporary psychology – with its rites, symbols and stories – plays the same role for modern humankind as mythology once played for our forebears.
At the temples of Asclepius, patients were cured by the ancient Greek god of healing, who would visit them in visions or dreams.
The mythologies and meanings of water across history and various cultures seem to share some similarities – from its life-giving properties to the flood myth.
The legend of the sleeping knight, who will one day awaken as a saviour, appears in various myths. How can we interpret it?
Mountains hold a powerful place in the cultural imagination, not only as impressive feats of nature, but also as sacred, foundational sites.