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Mythical Beasts

Mythical Beasts is American Fantasy TV series. It premiered on Oct 14, 2018, on Science.


How Many Seasons Are There Of Mythical Beasts: 1 (10 episodes)

Season 2


Season 1

Season premieres on October 14, 2018

Finale: December 16, 2018

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Mythical Beasts is on Science (United States) Sundays at 10 pm

Last episode:

Season 1 Episode 10 (Hunting the Loch Ness Monster) - Air Date: Dec 16, 2018 (about a year ago)

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Science Channel's 'Mythical Beasts' searches for the Minotaur - AiPT! Comics - by Adventuresinpoortaste

According to archaeologist Alexander MacGillivray, the findings in ritual rooms are proof that child sacrifices did actually occur here. Bones of children so young that gender is indiscernible have been found in Knossos, with cuts that resemble butchering marks. Some of the bones were smashed to pieces in brutal fashion.

Science Channel's "Mythical Beasts" eyes cyclops origin for fourth episode - AiPT! Comics - according to Adventuresinpoortaste

Archeologist Christofilis Maggidis explores the massive stone walls, known as cyclopean walls, of an ancient fortress at Mycenea, each stone of which weighs up to 20 tons. It’s still unknown how exactly the wall was constructed, but legend has it that it was built by a group of giant cyclopes.

Talking U.S. Politics and Mythical Beasts: The Canada Letter - The New York Times - per Nytimes

Another takeaway is that real cultural clashes are happening. The game of politics is no longer existing outside of things like culture or outside of the questions of who we are as Americans. Now it’s really baked in there. You have a president who just likes talking about domestic policy and also weighs in on the cultural event of the day. Whether it is what N.F.L. players are doing on the field or whether it is what the latest celebrity said at the Oscars.

Dragons: Exploring the Ancient Origins of the Mythical Beasts - Ancient Origins - per Ancient-origins

In ancient Egypt, there was a deity known as Apep, the Serpent of the Nile. This giant snake was the Lord of Chaos and persistent opponent of light and truth. He was believed to lie just below the horizon, forever waiting for his chance to swallow the sun. At other times, he was believed to descend into the underworld to eat the souls of the dead. Apep is a far cry from the Druks and wyverns that populate much of Eastern and Western folklore, respectively. However, it does point to a perennial fear held by humans throughout history. In an interesting theory put forward by anthologist David E. Jones in his book An Instinct for Dragons , the author argues that like monkeys and dogs, humanoids are instinctively afraid of snakes, as well as other large predators. James posits that the collective human consciousness invented the dragon over centuries as a result of that embedded fear. This could explain how dragon myths have independently arisen in disparate corners of the globe.


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