• Posts Tagged ‘mythology’

    Welcome to My World: Gods

    18 June, 2012 • 16 Comments

    Continuing on the general theme of gods, I’m going to shift from the factual to the fictional, and talk a bit about D&D gods. This post will have a pretty different tone than the previous Welcome to My World posts, being a bit more meta and not really directly related to the other posts...

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    Of Gods and Men

    14 June, 2012 • 4 Comments

    I have an exam tomorrow. I also need a post for tomorrow. In a beautiful union of rocks and birds, I’m going revise and write a post at the same time. I’m afraid the result might be a bit disjointed, lacking an overarching unity, or indeed point, but I’m going to risk it. Gods...

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    Words, Words, Words: Siren

    19 April, 2012 • 3 Comments

    Picture a siren. Now, chances are that you’re imagining one of these two things: Those are certainly the two things I associate with the word “siren”: Pretty women luring Greek sailors to their deaths, and loud noise makers heralding the arrival of emergency services. Because this is the way my mind works, I suddenly...

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    Five of a Thing: Graeco-Roman Gods

    5 March, 2012 • 6 Comments

    Yes, it’s that time again, where the deadline haunts, and I need something useful and easy to say, and I turn to a list. Seeking to avoid a repeat of last time’s debacle, I’m aiming for a safer subject. My head is currently full of Greek and Roman mythology, both from reading through course...

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    In the Beginning

    1 March, 2012 • 4 Comments

    In the beginning, there was nothing, only a great void, empty and lifeless. Then, at either end of it, two realms were created; one of smoke and ashes and ever-burning fires, the other of cold and snow and never-melting ice. The ice from the cold realm spread into the void which remained between the...

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