Tagged: greek mythology

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werebear

A shape-shifting bear!? Yes, there is such a thing – it’s called a werebear! In fact, in myths and legends, the werebear is depicted as being more ferocious if attacked than a werewolf! Luckily, many legends say that the werebear typically keeps...

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Lycaon – First Werewolf?

In Greek mythology, one of the first werewolves that is said to have existed is Lycaon. The tale of Lycaon hints at origins of why being a werewolf is considered a “curse”. As the myths go, Lycaon was a king of Arcadia...

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Kraken

Yesterday I mentioned the Canadian stamps that Canada created honoring the werewolf, ogopogo, bigfoot, and kraken. What is the kraken and does the kraken really exist? The kraken is a legendary sea creature said to be controlled by Poseidon, the Greek god...

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myths legends

Myths, legends, and folklore of the wolf and werewolf About Legends, about myths… What is a myth? A myth is a story told ¬†and handed down through history that tries to explain natural phenomena’s. ¬†Mythical beings such as mythological gods or goddesses...