Hyperion: Titan God of Heavenly Light

Hyperion goddess

When we think about the Greek god associated with light, Apollo is the one that comes to mind. But before Apollo, there existed, within Greek mythology, another figure who was linked with all forms of celestial light. This was the Titan Hyperion, a figure of mystery even now, who is known for being the father …

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Pele: Hawaiian Goddess of Fire and Volcanoes

Pele: Hawaiian Goddess of Fire and Volcanoes 1

When you think about the Hawaiian Islands, you will undoubtedly picture beautiful sandy beaches, expanses of blue waters and sunshine and warmth. But Hawaii Island is also home to a large number of shield volcanoes, including two of the world’s most active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa, with some others being Mauna Kea and Kohala. …

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Enki and Enlil: The Two Most Important Mesopotamian Gods

Enki and Enlil

Sumer, the first of the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, was made up of a number of city-states. In the manner of most ancient civilizations, each of these city-states had their own supreme god. Sumerian mythology talks about seven great deities, also known as ‘the Annunaki.’ The Ancient Mesopotamian Gods Among the many other gods worshiped …

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