I Love the Story of Queen Cleopatra!

Cleopatra, is said to be one of the greatest pharaohs of Egypt, and I’ve been fascinated with her for a long time.  So, I thought I’d share what fascinates me about Queen Cleopatra! One of the customs of Egypt was to marry your sibling, so that meant that Cleopatra (who …

Why Should I Know About the Greek Philosophers?

  The Greek philosophers that  you will read about today are the three most famous philosophers in Greek history, and each one is connected to the other! Which is super cool, so sit back, relax, and enjoy these mind-blowing facts. The first Greek philosopher and the most famous is Socrates. …

The Legend of Mermaids

As with most legends and mythical creatures, the mermaid is rooted into the ancient lore of the gods and goddesses in many cultures.  The Babylonians worshiped the sea-god, Oannes or Ea.  The Syrians, Atargatis, a mermaid moon-goddess – the Philistines called her Derceto.  The Chinese and Japanese legends were made …

The Lost City of Atlantis

The Lost City of Atlantis may be the oldest mystery in the world.  Since ancient times, people have been trying to locate Atlantis.  It is believed the city was sunk after an earthquake or even possibly a tsunami.  The Greek philosopher Plato described Atlantis as a large island located near …

Greek Mythology

Lulu’s favorite mystery genre is Greek Mythology.  She finds the allure of the gods and goddesses irresistible because the stories about these mythical beings are so well written. They are the ultimate mystery – did they exist or were they fantastical stories meant to teach the difference between good and …