The myths of the ancient world still inspire us today in literature and in pop culture. We tend to take it at face value that what history calls myth is nothing more than that. While there are those who firmly believe that every myth has a basis in reality, there’s little done to investigate that claim and prove whether it’s true or false. Sometimes it does happen that we come across evidence proving that an ancient story wasn’t just a flight of fancy by someone writing fiction.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!