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The Almighty from the Andes

You might have noticed I don’t write mythology posts quite as much anymore, and it’s mostly because I’ve run out of deities and stories that I can think of offhand or have come across in reading. I still do occasionally … Continue reading

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The Man with the Golden Coat

The legend of El Dorado, which is Spanish for “The Gilded One,” began with the Muisca tribe of modern-day Colombia. When Spanish explorers reached South America, they heard the Muisca discuss an ancient coronation ceremony. A king-to-be was covered in … Continue reading

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