The fall of man and the concept of Original Sin.
The ancient Egyptian gods of creation and knowledge vanquish the ‘Lord of Chaos’.
A medieval myth with deep roots that captured the imagination of western Europe’s age of chivalry.
A horrifying tale of reckless daring and ecological catastrophe.
The compassionate Buddhist deity who walks among us.
A cautionary Classical tale of solipsism and self-obsession.
Man and god seek love and unity in one of the most celebrated Hindu myths.
A master of the early Renaissance depicts the moment that Christians regard as the confirmation of Jesus’ divinity.
In the first of a series on the myths and fables that inform the world’s civilisations, a tragic tale of hubris.