Mother goddesses are present in all kinds of mythology around the world. They all bring the archetypical mother qualities: giving birth, nurturing, taking care, and teaching their offspring, for example. In Brazil, we have the influence of three big –- and totally different –- cultures that shaped customs and beliefs we have today.
Mermaid sightings have been documented for centuries but they become really hard to deny when they happen in the same century you are born in. These top sightings have been documented by the news, scuba divers, military, tourists, and even government. Let us know what you think about these top sightings and if you believe in mermaids.
From King Arthur to Jack the Giant Killer, this county has an array of famous tales, but being a man of the sea I have a special place in my heart for Cornish mermaids!
During the nineteenth century, mermaids regularly appeared in art, literature, and music, as well as in the news, with reported public sightings recorded.