Ascension to the heavens in ancient mythology | Ancient Origins

The ascension of humans or beings into the heavens is a common theme among many mythologies and religions all over the world. Even though most people recognize the well-known ascension of Jesus, and the other examples of the Old Testament, it is surprising how many more have been described as ascending towards their ‘Gods’.  In this account, the word ‘ascension’ refers to entering the realm of the god(s), whether temporarily or permanently. Let’s have a look at the most famous ones

Source: Ascension to the heavens in ancient mythology | Ancient Origins

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