10 Gods of Death and the Underworld From Around the World

Gods of death

Hades, Pluto, and Hel are some of the most well-known gods of death and the underworld from ancient mythology, but nearly all ancient cultures have one. Each death god from around the world represents the unique views different cultures have of death. Hades: Greek God of Death Name: HadesReligion: Greek Gods and GoddessesRealms: God of …

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41 Greek Gods and Goddesses: Family Tree and Fun Facts

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Far away on Mount Olympus lives the… Well, the Olympians — the twelve most important Greek deities.  In ancient Greece, the 12 Olympian gods and goddesses and the rest of their family were an important part of daily Greek culture. Each god and goddess ruled certain realms and also played their part in mythology; fascinating …

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Ancient Civilizations Timeline: The Complete List from Aboriginals to Incans

Ancient Civilizations

Ancient civilizations continue to fascinate. Despite rising and falling hundreds if not thousands of years ago, these cultures remain a mystery and help explain how the world developed into what it is today. A timeline of ancient civilizations helps to map the growth of human society while also demonstrating how widespread civilization has been since …

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