- African Mythological
- Amazons in Greek Mythology We
are told, namely, that there was once in the western parts of Libya, on the bounds of the
inhabited world, a race which was ruled by women and followed a manner of life unlike that
which prevails among us.
- Ancient Olympics - The ancient
Olympics were rather different from the
modern Games. There were fewer events, and only free
men who spoke Greek could compete, instead of athletes
from any country. Also, the games were always held at
Olympia instead of moving around to different sites every
Dictionary of Phrase and Fable The First Hypertext Edition of
The Dictionary of Phrase and Fable .THE DICTIONARY OF PHRASE AND FABLE BY E. COBHAM BREWER
FROM THE NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF 1894.
- Camelot & Arthurian Legend -
Camelot was the most famous castle in the
medieval legends of King Arthur, and where, according to legend, he reigned over Briton
before the Saxon conquest. At Camelot Arthur established a brilliant court and seated the
greatest and most chivalrous warriors in
Europe, the Knights of the Round Table.
- Celtic Deities and Myth The
Celts were a technologically advanced and barbarous people who occupied vast areas of
western and central Europe during the last half of the first millenium b.c. Although the
early Celts were
composed of a number of different races and tribes, and at the height
of their power they spread across wide tracts of Europe, they did
have a uniformity of religious idiom that enables historians to speak of
a Celtic religion.
- Cleopatra, the Last
Pharaoh (B.C. 69-30)
- Dragons: Those powerful and mysterious
creatures. To explore the strange caverns and eerie weyrs of this place: just click on any
of the dragons.
- Cybercat's Space A
Bit o' Feline History: Cats and Gods (who else would they hang out with?)
- Egyptian Mythology Many books have been
written on religion in ancient Egypt. This brief overview is meant only to explain some of
the basic concepts and to introduce some of the gods. Religion in ancient Egypt was not
unlike modern times.
Papyrus of Ani: The Egyptian Book of the Dead Papyrus of
Ani; Egyptian Book of the Dead 240 BC THE PAPYRUS OF ANI (THE EGYPTIAN BOOK OF THE DEAD)
Translated by E.A. Wallis Budge HYMN TO OSIRIS "Homage to thee, Osiris, Lord of
eternity, King of the Gods, whose names are manifold, whose forms are holy, thou being of
hidden form in the temples, whose Ka is holy. Thou art the governor of Tattu (Busiris),
and also the mighty one in Sekhem (Letopolis).
- Encyclopedia Mythica. This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, legends, and more. It
contains over 5100 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary
creatures and monsters from all over the world.
- Gods and Goddesse A -
- Gryphons, Griffins,
Griffons! This site is dedicated to gryphons - mythological beasts commonly
depicted as having the head, forelegs and wings of an eagle, and the hindquarters, tail
and occasionally ears of a lion. They have been known for centuries as symbols of strength
and vigilance, and have been called "The Hounds of Zeus".
- Greek Mythology A-Z
- Heroes and Heroines A
- Egypt WWW Index
Creation Narrative The mythologies of all the world's people are designed to answer
such questions as "Who are we as a people?" "How did
we originate?" and Why do we die?"Created by Jews, adopted by Christians, the
following creation stories have had an exceptionally long and complex history which can
hardly be explored in this volume's necessarily brief notes.
- Goddesses of the
World features brief entries on the Goddesses of Norway, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.
- Gods, Goddesses and Myth
Mythology Link The Greek Mythology Link is a new collection of the
Greek myths being written and published on line by Carlos Parada, author of the book
Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology, published in 1993. The material provided in the
Greek Mythology Link includes texts, images, tables and maps.
- Hercules - The most popular of
Greek heroes, Hercules (sometimes called "Herakles") was celebrated in stories,
sculptures, paintings, and even in the geography of the ancient world.
- Legendary Site of the
Week Adventures in mythology, folklore and urban legends
and Folklore links.
- Naga The Serpent by
Soror Ourania Reprinted from Thelemix and Therion Rising The word Naga is rooted in
Sanskrit and means "Serpent".
- The Olympian Gods
- Origin of Centaurs - The
centaur has been suggested to have originated in Babylonia during the late 2nd millennuim
B.C. It is thought the Kassites, a barbarian culture that migrated from Iran or further
east to the Fertile Crescent
around 1750 B.C., may have been responsible for creating the myth of
- The Probert
Encyclopedia - Mythology This is a small section of
The Probert Encyclopaedia
- The Ring of Fairy Tales, Folk
Tales and Mythology
featuring Frequently Asked Questions about Egyptian Mythology with Summaries of notable
- Mermaid pages Your
Gateway To Mermaids on the Internet!
- Mythology, folklore, and religious sites
on the World Wide Web
- Myth of Cheiron Cheiron
(or Chiron) was a Centaur, half man and half horse, and the son of the Titan Cronos.
- Origin of the Seven
Day Week - For a long time in human
history, people thought that our Earth was flat, and at the universe's center. They
believed that all celestial objects circled around us. (See graphic to the right.)
Some Mediterranian peoples also believed that each hour of the day was ruled by
either the Sun, Moon or one of five then-known planets. The sequence in which they thought
hours were governed was the inverse order of distance they perceived these objects to be
- Sea Tails Online LONG AGO, whether within our psyches or sharing the space of reality with
us, mermaids and their kin swam in the oceans, their siren
calls luring generations of young men (and inspiring the dreams of young women) back to
the embrace of Mother Ocean.
- Snake Mythology Cows, monkeys and dogs are revered by some cultures yet consumed as food
by others. So, too, snakes are respected in some parts of the world and despised in
others. The way that people feel about snakes is heavily influenced by cultural beliefs
- Time Line of Greek
History and Literature
- Tribes of North America,
Central America, South America and the Caribbean
- Trojan War Myth Images
- Unicorn Web Page
- Voodoo is an Afro Caribbean
religion that mixes African and Christian elements. Its deities include gods of African
origins and Christian saints. The word Voodoo comes from a West African word for god or
- World Mythology This collection of images brings together 24 works of art
inspired by mythology around the world. The rich variety of images makes it possible for
you to address a wide range of study areas, including language arts, humanities, art,
social and cultural studies, and world religions by The Minneapolis Institute of
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