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What portals are there in mythologies?

There aren't really, from what I know, any thresholds of transportation between worlds that would resemble portals in modern fantasy. Like all modern fantasy, however, such concepts of portals arise ...
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What was Hermes' reason for siding with the Greeks in the Trojan War?

Hermes, along with some of the other gods, was more or less dragged into the war, with no actual interest for either side. He allowed his direct Trojan opponent, Leto (mother of Artemis and Apollo), ...
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Examples of non-Homeric invisibility as clouds

Yes! The primary example that I am familiar with is the féth fíada of Irish mythology, magical mist that the most prominent clan of Irish deities, the Tuatha Dé Danann, employ to hide themselves from ...
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