Tagged: paleolithic

The Sorcerer of Trois Frères. 0

MythBlast | Paleolithic Cave Art, Time, and Eternity

Joseph Campbell wrote about the great painted and engraved Paleolithic “temple caves,” as he called them, of southern France and northern Spain. Lascaux in the Dordogne and Les Trois Frères in the Pyrenees are...

The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology (Collected Works digital edition) 0

MythBlast | What’s Old Is New Again: Primitive Mythology

When I was asked to lead the team of academics responsible for fact-checking and updating the archaeological discoveries, anthropological theories and migration patterns presented in the Primitive Mythology, the first volume in Joseph Cambpell’s...

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MythBlast | Samhain: Sympathetic Magic

If you peel back the frivolous mask of a holiday that inspires $8.4 billion in candy; decorations; and costumes sales for little kids, grownups looking for a moment of escapist fantasy, and long-suffering pets; you’ll find...