Why Does Every Culture Have Myths About Trees? - Cultures around the world have venerated trees for thousands of years, often seeing them as gifts from or manifestations of Gods. With their impressive size, longevity, and ability to support life, it’s hard not to see trees as divine. But unlike the gods they sometimes represent, trees rely on us almost as much as we rely on them.
Cultures around the world have often seen trees as gifts or manifestations of gods.
Cú Chulainn was one of the greatest warriors ever to live.
This class of one-horned creatures has a darker and more multifaceted history.
Prometheus was a wily Titan who made the ultimate sacrifice for human progress.
In many mythologies, music is associated with explosions of life and bursts of creativity.
We learn about about the deities and spirits of Yoruba lore.
As Greek mythology’s original Mother Earth, it was often Gaia’s burden to save the world.
We explore this group of powerful but mysterious women: the Valkyries.
She teaches us about giving and receiving, self-preservation and sacrifice.
Home to deities, sacred grounds, and phenomena, mountains loom large in our imagination.
About Fate & Fabled
Join Dr. Moiya McTier & Emily Zarka and dig into the stories and characters of ancient mythologies to explore why such tales were crafted, and investigate mythology’s influence on humanity.
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