Russia seizes Ukrainian gunboats and tug in Black Sea Russia rammed a Ukrainian tugboat on the Black Sea yesterday, sparking a day of tensions that escalated into violence as years of enmity between the former Soviet states spilled into open hostility.
Woman opens tempting-looking box and unleashes evil upon the world. All the valuable blessings inside were lost just because she opened the box for the first time.
And there wasn't even a box! The real container was a water jug called an amphora, but the words for box and jug were similar enough to confuse, and we all know how that's turned out! The Volkswagen Phaethon, although named after a certain type of carriages of and cars, instead of directly alluding to the mythological character.
Phaethon was the son of the Greek sun god Helios, who tried out his father's sun chariot, but totally lost control, caused quite a high amount of destruction, and got himself killed due to this very early case of reckless teenage driving.
The goddesses Urd, Belldandy and Skuld are named after the Norns Verthandi, which contains sounds not available in Japanesewas not checked against the original Norse, creating "Belldandy" in the translation. Or more accurately, the primary Norns, who were responsible for overseeing the fate of Yggdrasil rather than any of the individuals who lived in it, who were watched by the countless number of lesser Norns This is alluded to by having the sisters work at maintaining the Yggdrasil computer before coming to Earth in the story.
Their connection to past, present and future is actually borrowing from the legend of the Greek fates. The goddesses are also the daughters of Tyr, despite the fact that there was no connection between their myths the Norns are technically Jotuns, not Aesir or Vanir.
One really wonders if the designers were instead thinking of the Minotaur. In Aquarian Agethe "Age of Aquarius" is As opposed to, y'know, a time of peace and prosperity that's recently begun or about to begin. Genmu Senki Leda includes two characters named Lingam and Yoni, which are not only symbolic for Hindu deities, but refer to the male and female sex organs.
In the original myths Hades was the God of Underworld, his default shape was humanoid but like all Greek deities he was a shape-shifterand even though he was not exactly a nice guy, he was not worse than his relatives. In the Mazinverse he is a God of Evil whose unchangeable shape is that of a giant being of fire and wishes conquering the surface world.
Z Mazinger is worse in that regard: Again in Shin Mazinger Zeus shows up but he is way different of the myth -let's say his severed hand is used to build the God Scrander- and Hades is again a flaming, humongous God of Evil. Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok ran away Norse myth and produced special results.
Kamigami No Asobi might be the most heartwarming example here the anime, at least. In Norse mythology, there are various ways the story is said to have gone down, but the gist of it is that Loki kills Baldr, or tricks someone else into it, For the Evulzand sets off a massive war by killing the god everyone loved.
But Loki was actually in love with Baldr and didn't want to have to kill him. After some heartwrenching drama, and heartwarming moments as the rest of the Crossover Cosmology harem tries to save them, Baldr doesn't have to die in the end, and they can be happy together.
Kinnikuman blundered badly with this. But Choujin don't go to Hell, they go to an underworld led by Choujin Enma. Then there's Ashuraman, who at least is correct in his depiction as a three-faced, six-armed individual. Of course, then we find out about his teacher, Samson Teacher who later becomes Satan Cross, one of the final Big Bad 's subordinateswho displays similar similar anatomy but has no reference to biblical Samson or Satan at all.
In Cardcaptor Sakura there's a scene of Eriol expressing the spirit of church hymns Except he totally didn't do the research, and winds up describing Shinto instead of Christianity. Played for humor where Isaac and Miria start talking about Romance of the Three Kingdoms but then begin confusing it with Jiraiya Goketsu Monogatari he begins claiming the three characters are represented by a snake, frog, and slug and then claims Liu Bei fought alongside Billy the Kid.METAMORPHOSES BOOK 2, TRANSLATED BY BROOKES MORE PHAETHON AND PHOEBUS  Glowing with gold, flaming with carbuncles on stately columns raised, refulgent shone the palace of the Sun, with polished dome of ivory gleaming, and with portals twain of burnished silver.
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Rae West 20th August Some people believe that whites need to reunite as Christian communities as part of the process of opposing so-called 'Jews'.
Or to return to what they think was a comfortable, better life as Christians. This frequently happens to any god, no matter how benign, who happens to have any dominion over death or the underworld, due to Bad Powers, Bad People..
In Western media, due to the Jesus Taboo and the like, pagan mythologies are more susceptible. The Japanese, on the other hand, have no qualms about bizarre portrayals of Christianity — or Shinto, for that matter. "The story of oil is the story of the modern world.
And this is the story of those who helped shape that world, and how the oil-igarchy they created is on the verge of monopolizing life itself.". Hunters In The Snow essaysDominance vs. Weakness in Tobias Woolf's Hunters in the Snow In "Hunters in the Snow", Tobias Woolf creates a tense and vindictive mood that quickly breeds irrationality and spite amid the three main characters.
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