Ten Facts About The Father-God Jupiter

In honor of Father’s Day being this month, KickassFacts.com brings you the first in a series of Father-Gods. Every pantheon has a central male god figure. Osiris. Odin. Zeus. Dagda. And for today… Jupiter. Zeus’ Roman counterpart with a planet…

AskUs: We often hear of “killing the messenger,” but how dangerous was it, really?

So one of our readers asked us this question the other day: We often hear of “killing the messenger,” but how dangerous was it, really, to be a messenger bearing bad news or unwelcome demands in Classical or Medieval Europe/Near…