The Barmy Hellene…

‘Until where, Alexander?’ said a voice from the war-beaten crowd that had gathered to hear him speak at the brim of the known world. Standing in the centre of Asia, their lord had proclaimed complete control over the once-bustling and lively country of Persia that had once lacerated his homeland. His vacillating emotions welled out;…

Legends don’t die, they evolve!

evolSince the dawn of civilisation, man has always devised theories based on his perception of the world around him, letting his imagination do most of the work. He has created some mesmerising stories that have boggled humans for centuries, offering little evidence of their authenticity. However, humans are hard-wired to believe in legends because, inherently, we feel more…

History is not a fairy tale

Time and again, archaeologists have proved that the knowledge that our ancients had, though primitive in comparison to our own, did not originate in a single region. These facts were not observed only by a certain faction of people but was observed simultaneously in many places of the ancient world. Everywhere, people started observing natural…

The Pantheon

From the Industry to the English Language; from Biology to the New World, the nouns such as Odysseus, Athene, Polis, Pan, Pegasus, Hector, Jason, Poseidon, Achilles, and Apollo have possessed human imagination and have made the best portrayal of their Historical/Mythological counterparts; having made a substantial impact on the Industrial and even the Information age,…