Ancient Religion and Mythology

Explore the intricate mosaic of the ancient religions on History Hogs, where the interplay between mythology and historical evolution is explored.

Our collection boasts a wide array of articles focused on the ancient deities of Greek and Roman pantheons, offering insights into the legacy of the old gods.

Ideal for those fascinated by the nexus of myth and history and the dynamic changes in ancient societies with the emergence of Christianity, History Hogs provides comprehensive coverage of the legends and historical developments of these pivotal eras.

Check out our articles to delve into the stories of gods and mortals that have influenced history.

The Caucasian Eagle of Greek Myth

Caucasian Eagle – Enemy of Prometheus

Tom Curley

Embark on a journey through Greek mythology as we unravel the riveting tales of the Caucasian Eagle. Explore its role, ...

Battle of Centaurs and Wild Beasts" mosaic, made for the dining room of Hadrian's Villa (120–130 AD) in Tivoli, Italy. Altes Museum Berlin

Centaurs in Greek Mythology – Half-Human Horse Men

Tom Curley

Centaurs in the rich mosaic of Greek mythology, half-human, and half-horse beings take on distinct roles and characteristics depending on ...

Hercule et Cerbère. Photogramme du film "Les Douze Travaux d'Hercule", court-métrage d'animation réalisé par Émile Cohl en 1910.

Cerberus – Guardian of the Underworld in Greek Mythology

Tom Curley

Venture into the depths of Greek mythology and meet Cerberus, the formidable three-headed hound of Hades. Discover its role in ...

A male Siren and a Female Siren

Are There Male Sirens In Greek Mythology?

Tom Curley

Greek mythology is a tapestry woven with captivating tales of gods, goddesses, and mystical creatures that have fascinated generations. Among ...

Ancient Greeks watching a movie about the Odyssey

Top 8 Movies About the Odyssey

Tom Curley

The timeless odyssey of Homer’s epic tale comes to life once more on the silver screen. In cinema, the enigmatic ...

Are the Greek Gods real?

Are the Greek Gods Real?

Tom Curley

The question echoes across centuries: Are the Greek gods real? In a realm where the divine brushes against the mortal, ...

Artwork showing the many different gods and heroes of Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology Chronology – (Five Ages Of Man)

Tom Curley

Greek mythology, a realm teeming with gods, heroes, and epic tales, weaves a captivating tapestry of narratives that transcend time ...

Odysseus sailing in stormy waters

The Best Greek Mythology Stories For Adults (Greek Sagas)

Tom Curley

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the heart of Greek mythology, where tales of gods, heroes, and timeless adventures await ...

The twelve Gods and Goddesses of the Greek Pantheon

The Twelve Olympian Gods of the Greek Pantheon

Tom Curley

Delve into the captivating world of Greek mythology’s Twelve Olympian Gods. From Zeus to Aphrodite, each deity holds a unique ...

Artwork of a portrait of a man wearing a laurel wreath

Laurel Wreath Symbolism – Ancient Myths to Modern Medals

Tom Curley

With its simple yet elegant design, the laurel wreath has symbolized victory, honor, and achievement for thousands of years. From ...

Collection of Greek gods

Roman Equivalents of Greek Gods

Tom Curley

Have you ever been curious about the gods and goddesses of ancient Greek and Roman mythology? Look no further! In ...

an evil siren and a ship

What’s the Difference Between Sirens and Mermaids?

Tom Curley

Have you ever found yourself muddled when differentiating between mermaids and sirens? You’re in good company. While they share some ...

Artwork of Medusa

Why Did Athena Curse Medusa? – Punishment vs. Protection

Tom Curley

In Greek mythology, Medusa was a beautiful maiden with luscious hair and striking features until she was cursed by the ...

Artwork of Hades and Persephone in the underworld

Did Hades have children with Persephone? – Greek Mythology

Tom Curley

The Greek goddess Persephone is known for her abduction by Hades and subsequent role as Queen of the Underworld. In ...

Artwork of Zeus

Did Zeus Ever Die? – Myth-Busting the Immortal God!

Tom Curley

For centuries, Zeus has been one of the most prominent figures in Greek mythology. As the king of the gods ...

Head of a colossal statue of ram-horned Zeus Ammon, Roman Tunisia (?), AD 150-180, Liebieghaus, Frankfurt

God Complex – How Zeus Ammon Shaped Alexander the Great

Tom Curley

Alexander the Great was fascinated with the Zeus Ammon, a deity that combined aspects of Greek and Egyptian mythology. This ...

Artwork of the Vestal Virgins of Rome

The Vestal Virgins of Rome – Everything You Need to Know

Tom Curley

Step into ancient Rome’s world and discover the city’s most powerful women – the Vestal Virgins. These women were more ...

Artwork of the pagan sun god Sol Invictus

Sol Invictus – Origins and the Dies Natalis Solis Invicti

Tom Curley

The sun holds immense significance throughout history. In Ancient Rome, its representation was embodied by Sol Invictus, a powerful deity ...

A mystery cult being worshipped in ancient greece under the moonlight

Top 5 Fascinating Greco-Roman Mystery Cults

Tom Curley

Step into the realm of ancient Greco-Roman paganism, where gods and goddesses reigned supreme, from the sky-scraping peaks of Mount ...