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Unraveling Ixchel

It’s pretty easy to do basic research on Greco-Roman mythology, for which we have many ancient sources, and some of the basics are more or less ingrained into modern culture. This gets a little trickier when you get into cultures … Continue reading

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The Original Suicide Girl

I can’t find much information on this week’s mythological subject, but she was just too interesting to pass up. Ixtab was the Mayan goddess of suicide, and patron deity of the noose and gallows. While many religions and cultures frown … Continue reading

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