We're back with another infographic about the Ugaritic pantheon! With this graphic we've pretty much made it through the "major" deities who appear most often in myths and magical texts. However there are many more cultic and dynastic gods from Ugarit so this graphic will not be the last! As always, please feel free to … Continue reading Intro to the Ugaritic Gods, Part 3 (Infographic)
Here is the second part of my introductory series on the Ugaritic pantheon! We're still working through the popular Ugaritic gods who appear in mythic texts. If you have any questions about the gods please leave a comment! I'm more than happy to discuss my gods and provide more resources. 🙂 Part 1 of these … Continue reading Intro to the Ugaritic Gods, Part 2 (Infographic)
The past week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me - within 48 hours I underwent the House of Netjer's Rite of Parent Divination, received my Shemsu name, and took the Shemsu vow. I was divined as a daughter of Taweret and Beloved of Sobek-Ra and Heqet. My Shemsu name is Taynodjmettaweret, or … Continue reading A Long but Good Journey
Cross-posting from my tumblr! I've started a series of infographics that I hope will help introduce more people to the Ugaritic pantheon. Online info on these gods is quite limited so I'll be experimenting with various graphics. This kind of post is better suited for tumblr but I'd like it archived here. Let me know … Continue reading Intro to the Ugaritic Gods, Part 1 (Infographic)
Once upon a time, years ago, I tried to offer my madness to Dionysos. I was very young and very sick and very tired. At 18, I had already experienced more madness than most people will undergo throughout their whole lives. I felt like I was living with one foot in the grave and the … Continue reading A Story of Dionysos and Madness
I celebrated Anthesteria last month but wasn't ready to write about it until now. For those unfamiliar, Anthesteria is the Festival of Flowers in Hellenic religion. It is set in the spring and involves opening the new bottles of wine that had been preparing over winter. Anthesteria lasts for 3 days, and each day honours … Continue reading Anthesteria 2018: Whose Carthasis is it Anyway?
My family and friends in real life all know that I have a special love for scavenger animals. They are especially sacred to me as they fill a critical role in dealing with death - they are nature's method of respecting the dead by handling the physical dead body in a similar way to how … Continue reading Vulture Deities of Ugarit