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  • African Mythological Characters
  • 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
    time.
  • Brewer's 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.
  • The 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 - Z
  • 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 - Z
  • Egypt WWW Index
  • Hebrew 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
  • Greek 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
  • Mythology 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 centaur.
  • The Probert Encyclopedia - Mythology This is a small section of
    The Probert Encyclopaedia
  • The Ring of Fairy Tales, Folk Tales and Mythology
  • Egyptology featuring Frequently Asked Questions about Egyptian Mythology with Summaries of notable Egyptian Gods.
  • 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 from Earth. 
  • 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 and mythology.
  • 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 in French
  • 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 spirit.
  • 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 Arts.

 



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