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The World of Momus: History & Myth

The World of Momus: History & Myth

By Momus Najmi
Interesting facts and stories from history and various mythologies, with a bit of randomness from time to time - anything that comes from my mind to yours.

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Ep7. Moirai - The Goddesses of Fate

The World of Momus: History & Myth

Ep7. Moirai - The Goddesses of Fate

The World of Momus: History & Myth

Ep11. The Lost City of Atlantis
Was there any city like Atlantis, did Atlantis actually exist?  Resources:  Timeaus and Critias by Plato Plato on Atlantis – Voices of the Past on Youtube Lost City of Atlantis – Naked Science Documentary Legend of Atlantis – Drain the Oceans – National Geographic
September 6, 2021
Ep10. 3 poems from Mumblings of a Fool (bonus episode)
This is a bonus episode, where I read 3 poems from my poetry collection, 'Mumblings of a Fool'.  This collection is available on amazon, as ebook or paperback and it is also available on Kindle Unlimited.  1. Cowards who fight 2. Living in an abyss of discontent 3. To War and Destruction 
August 13, 2021
Ep9. WWI (Brief summary & Interesting facts)
In this episode, I give a brief chronological summary of the first world war and then 40 interesting facts. I also read In Flanders Fields by John McCrae.
August 12, 2021
Ep8. Felis Catus - How cats became our purrfect companions
An introduction to feline species, the story of their domestication and some interesting facts - about our purrfect, furry companions.  Sources:  Britannica, National Geographic, Mental Floss The Carnivores by R.F Emer Big Cat Genomics, research paper by Stephen J O'Brien and Warren E. Johnson How the leopard got its spots by Lars Wordelin and Lennart Olsson
July 28, 2021
Ep7. Moirai - The Goddesses of Fate
Moirai (Pronounced Moy-rye in English or Mee-reh in Greek) were the 3 sisters and goddesses of fate according to Hesiod.  This episode gives a bit of overview about them and their disputed origins.   
July 18, 2021
Ep6. Three of Aesop's Fables (Bonus Episode)
This is a bonus episode with 3 of Aesop's Fables:  1. The Bear and The two Travelers 2. The Father, his sons and the bundle of sticks 3. The Fox and the Grapes
July 9, 2021
Ep5. Early story of Radio & Marconi
This is a brief history of events leading up to the creation of radio and Marconi, with some other interesting facts.
June 30, 2021
Ep4. The Story of Ramen
The origins of Ramen, different styles of Ramen and other interesting facts. Sources:  Barak Kushner -Slurp! A Social and Culinary History of Ramen  George Solt - The Untold History of Ramen: How Politicial Crisis in Japan Spawned a Global Food Craze  Eric Rath - Japan’s Cuisines: Food, Place and Identity
June 24, 2021
Ep3. The Legend of Loch Ness Monster
A brief story with some interesting facts about the Loch Ness Monster or Nessie.  Sources used: The Scotsman, Live Science, Sky History, BBC, Britannica and other anonymous sources. 
June 21, 2021
Ep2. The Story of Sandwich
The Story of Sandwich - from one slice of bread to the other with a whole lot in between.  Visit:
June 16, 2021
Ep1. The History of Early Britain
Early Britain - From Stone Age to Norman Conquest Linked to
June 14, 2021
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