Since the existence of human beings, there have been creation myths to explain how life existed on the planet. These creation myths have a huge impact on how people view utopia. Nearly every culture or society has its own creation myth, which is just a version of how humans came to exist on the planet Earth. Many religions also have their own versions, such as the Christians, Islamic, and Jewish. Some cultures with creation myths include the Greeks, the Romans, the Norse, the Chinese, the Mayans, the Aztecs, the Incas, the Sumerians, the Japanese, the Korean and the Native Americans.
Differences/Similarities Between Two Creation Stories Around the world there are many different creation stories for tons of religions. Here are two creation stories on how the world was created to the Native Americans and the Judeo-Christians. Despite both the Native American creation story and Judeo-Christian creation story having differences like the fact how the moon was created, they have similarities of a tree and how the story focuses around it. As the native american story goes on the wife gets cravings because she is pregnant.
The Titans names were Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Lapetus, Cronus, Thea, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys, Cronus being the youngest and most important. Atlas, Leto,Perses, and Asterie were mentioned as Titans as well in some Greek myths. One myth the Titans were involved in was the story of how the Gods were born. Cronus and his sister Rhea married and had many children, those children would grow up to become the Gods. Fearing that he would be over thrown Cronus decided to eat his children as they were born.
The features that makes the myth Demeter and Persephone a fertility myth because it is used to explain the origins of the seasons. Demeter who is Persephone’s mother, is the Goddess of agriculture. This is why food and crops can’t be grown in the winter, Persephone is sent six months out of the year to be Hades wife, which is why we have a dormant growing season called winter. (1) I think if you look deeper and don’t just look at the seasons of this myth but rather the seeds and the crops. Persephone is like a seed, every year she needs to return underground, then every spring she is reborn again when she returns to the living.
Noah and Nuh are similar to Utnapishtim because they are both warned by some deity to build an ark and take their families and animals. Noah is the chosen character in the Genesis. God said to
However in “The Voice, The Flood, and The Turtle” a god tells the man who can see into the future to plant a hollow reed. Then the reed grew bigger and very fast and rose to touch the sky in no time.
Prometheus was the son of the Titan Iapetus the god of mortality.and clymene. The name “Prometheus” means “prudent, foresighted.” He was the father of Deucalion. He received an order from the gods to populate earth. He created man out of earth water and other elements.
Those temples held important ceremonies for the purpose of worshipping their gods. As a research of archeologists, a lot of humans skulls were found near the tower on the edge of the Tamplo Mayor, a temple used to the Aztec god of sun, war, and human sacrifice. Suprisingly, almost those skulls were from women and children. Researchers were expecting just men because they thought young
They used “ Celestial bodies” such as the sun, moon, and planets to provide a reference for measuring the passage of time. We know so little of the ancient people but we know for sure that the calendars played a big role in their learning and in ours too. In this essay we get information from different sources, one of them is “Ancient calendars”.
Achievements of the Aztec Empire The European discovery of the Americas placed them in contact with a variety of Empires, but more specifically the Aztec Empire. Before the entry of European explorers, the Aztec Empire was a very strong territory that had accomplished a great deal of things. The Aztecs made several advancements in fields such as technology, engineering, science, medicine, and education. Many of these advancements we still see worldwide in the present day.