Originally posted on Aspis of Ares:
So today I was reading Ancient Greek Religion (2nd ed.) (AGR) by Jon Mikalson. It’s a really great book, especially for its first chapter. It takes one, step-by-step, through the process of founding a new cult, from catalyst to festivals. The example used by Mikalson is that of Poseidon…

Originally posted on #ADPhD:
Karen Cook Bell / Source: AHA Today The AHA Today Blog recently turned its “Member Spotlight” on Karen Cook Bell, assistant professor of African American and U.S. history history at Bowie State University: “When did you first develop an interest in history?   As a historian of slavery, the slave trade,…

Originally posted on Mystical Bewilderment:
First of all, for those of you are not of a Kemetic background, you won’t know the Q word I chose for this week’s post. Let me explain it. While I was mulling over what to write about, I mentioned that I didn’t have a damn clue as to what…