mythology meme: [1/4] locations
In the Popul Vuh, Xibalba is described as an underground city, mostly associated with death and the twelve Lords of Xibalba. The place itself was immense, housing the council seat of the Lords, the Xibalban ball-court, the halls of the Lords, several gardens, and at least six deadly houses of trials. The purpose of the latter was to humiliate and punish visitors unworthy of entering Xibalba proper. To even qualify to be tested in these trials, however, one would have to first cross three rivers: one of scorpions, one of blood, and one of pus. Then came the four-forked crossroads, and if one passed all the first tests, they would come to the Xibalba council seat. Only after a few further tests and humiliations would the visitor then be sent to the houses of trials.
Help me prove a point
I have never reblogged anything faster.
there are a surprising amount of books that don’t even hold a candle to fanfic.
I’m sorry you’ve been made to believe that the whole of Africa is poor, I really am..
Reblogging for those of you who think Africa is only what the media and movies portrays it to be
Africa is such a diverse continent of countries and people and it’s unbelievable that people are so racist and ignorant that they stereotype such an expansive place
Skull, found in France, with a knife still embedded it it. The skull belonged to a Roman solider who died during the Gallic Wars, ca. 52BC. It was on display at the Museo Rocsen in Argentina.
Whenever I see things like this, I wonder how they died. I guess it will always be a mystery.
I’m gonna go with “Stabbed through the head”
Mythology Casting: Angelina Jolie as HeraHomeric HymnsI sing of golden-throned Hera whom Rhea bare. Queen of the Immortals is she, surpassing all in beauty: she is the sister and wife of loud-thundering Zeus,—the glorious one whom all the blessed throughout high Olympos reverence and honour even as Zeus who delights in thunder.