Ideas tagged with palaeolithic myths

“Venus” cult and “Old Man” mythological motif have already existed since 50.000 BP

If human language and genes spread “in tandem” as postulated by Michael Witzel, the split up time of the major phylogenetic lineages may provide a minimum age for the origin of Palaeolithic myths. If this hypothesis is true, the distribution pattern of the motif about an “old man with hanging ...

By Martin Bless