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The World Tree : Slavic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Slavic mythology Slavic mythology Unlike Greek or Egyptian mythology, there are no first-hand records for the study of Slavic mythology. Despite some controversial theories (for instance, the Book of Veles), it cannot be proven that the Slavs had … Continue reading

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The Világfa (Életfa) Tree : Hungarian

FUTHER READING: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_mythology The Religion in Brief The world is divided into three spheres: the first is the Upper World (Felső világ), the home of the gods; the second is the Middle World (Középső világ) where is the world we … Continue reading

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The Assyrian Tree of Life

FUTHER READING: http://www.symbolonpress.com/htm/Tree_of_Life.html TREE OF LIFE, MYTHICAL ARCHETYPE The oldest scriptures at the heart of every major religion make reference to a mysterious tree at the center of the world. Its fruits, guarded by an evil serpent, confer immortality. A … Continue reading

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The Acacia Tree : Saosis

The Egyptian creation Myth Egyptian Culture: Acacia tree of ‘Saosis’ is considered by Egyptians as the Tree of Life. As per the Ennead system (nine deities) of ancient Egyptian culture, Isis and Osiris are believed to be the first couple. They … Continue reading

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The White Tree: Tolkien

TOLKIEN’S TREES THE WHITE TREE OF GONDOR In J. R. R. Tolkien‘s fantasy universe of Middle-earth, the White Tree of Gondor stood as a symbol of Gondor in the Court of the Fountain in Minas Tirith. The White Tree also appears as a motif upon Gondor’s flag and throughout … Continue reading

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The Fractal Tree : Julia Sets

The Fractal Tree : Julia Sets A fractal is “a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole,”[1] a property called self-similarity. Roots of mathematically rigorous treatment of … Continue reading

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The World Ash : Yggdrasil

Yggdrasil: The Nine Worlds of Norse Mythology In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil (pronounced /ˈɪɡdrəsɪl/; from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced [ˈyɡːˌdrasilː]) is an immense tree that is central in Norse cosmology; the world tree, and around the tree exist nine worlds. It is generally considered to mean “Ygg‘s (Odin‘s) horse”. Yggdrasil … Continue reading

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