The uraeus is an emblem worn on the headdresses of pharaohs. What is this emblem, what does the word mean and who is it connected to? Apart from headdresses, what other examples of the uraeus have survived to this day.
Wikipedia states “The Celtic cross is a form of Christian cross featuring a nimbus or ring that emerged in Ireland and Britain in the Early Middle Ages.” Whilst this may be true, the actual origins of the Celtic cross go back much further and similar crosses are far more widespread. So what are the earliest examples of this ringed cross and what is its meaning?
The Valknut is a symbol that appears on ancient artefacts found throughout Germanic regions, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Anglo Saxon Britain. What does “Valknut” mean, what does it represent and who is associated with this symbol?
“A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius” states Revelation 6:5, at the appearance of the third horseman of the Apocalypse. But what exactly is a denarius, what did this ancient verse mean and what is the history of the coin?
The ancient Egyptians used a unique language of hieroglyphs and pictures. The Ankh is one of the most commonly used. So what does it represent, how important is it to Kemetic life and what other cultures used it?
You’ve seen Thor wield it in the movies and the power of Thor’s hammer Mjölnir (pronounced mi-yol-nyr), but what does Norse mythology tell us about Mjölnir and how widespread was its use as a talisman?