Mythopoeia (poem) by J.R.R. Tolkien was written in order to explain and defend creative myth-making
is the attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities
Otto Rank Wikipedia
Otto Rank Web Page
Rank extended psychoanalytic theory to the study of
legend, myth, art, and other works of creativity.
defined and conceptualized by
Dr. David M. Lucas
What is the difference between myths, legends and fables?
Studies in European Fossil Folklore and Ethnopaleontology
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Joseph Campbell (57 videos, 8 hours)
AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES ~ Indigenous Australians Wikipedia
Aboriginal Religion and Ceremony from AboriginalCulture.Com
The Gods Of Aboriginal Australia
Rainbow Serpent Aboriginal Images
Sorry Business >> The Aboriginal tradition of not naming a dead person
Bora and Bora rings
The didgeridoo >> Didgeridoo, Dreamtime and Sustainability
Aboriginal people - Survival International
Aboriginal Google Images and Gods Images and Art
The Bibliotheca is a compendium of myths and heroic legends generally dated to the first or second centuries AD. that have been called "the most valuable mythographical work that has come down from ancient times"
Apollodorus Library ~ Bibliotheca (Pseudo-Apollodorus) Online Text: by J. G. Frazer (condensed text)
Shambhala ~ Agartha ~ Shangri-La ~ Arcadia ~ Atlantis ~ Lemuria
Greek Mythology and the Theater
The Moonlit Road
Ancient Egyptian Religion Wikipedia Portal
The Fall Of Mankind Progression From Paradise Lost
In Illustrations by Gustave Doré
#1 ~ #2 ~ #3 ~ #4 ~ #5 ~ #6
Alan Dundes was a folklorist whose work was said to have been central to establishing the study of Folklore as an academic discipline. ~ Folkloristics
are a subculture who socially and spiritually identify as partially or entirely non-human.
Am Fear Liath Mòr
is the name of a she-wolf associated with a Göktürk ethnogenic myth "full of shamanic symbolism.
Cambion offspring of an incubus or succubus and a human
Gardens of Bomarzo
Bogeyman ~ Hobgoblin ~ Kobold ~ Hob ~ Imp ~ Boggart ~ Brownie ~ Silkies
Æsop, retold by Joseph Jacobs
1870 by the Reverend E. Cobham Brewer
Tuatha Dé Danann
are a supernatural race in Irish mythology
Lugh ~ Dagda
Claíomh Solais Sword of Light
Wikipedia List Of Beings Referred To As Fairies
The Facetious Nights of Straparola
Volume One PDF ~ Volume Two PDF
Donas de fuera
The Vikings paid children for their teeth.
Children's teeth and other articles belonging to children were said to bring good luck in battle
and Scandinavian warriors hung children's teeth on a string around their necks.
Fear of witches was another reason to bury or burn teeth.
In medieval Europe, it was thought that if a witch were to get hold of one's teeth,
it could lead to them having total power over him or her.
by Jean Lang, 1915
is an ancient tale about a Greek courtesan who marries the king of Egypt
is considered to be the earliest variant of the Cinderella story.
In Greek mythology, a Charis or Grace is one of three or more minor goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity, and fertility, together known as the Charites or Graces. The usual list, from youngest to oldest is Aglaea ("Splendor"), Euphrosyne ("Mirth"), and Thalia ("Good Cheer").
Mythology by Region or Culture
Studies in European Fossil Folklore and Ethnopaleontology
Africa #1 ~ #2 ~ #3 ~ (Further information: African traditional religions)
Egyptian mythology #1 ~ #2 ~ #3 ~ #4
Ashanti mythology (Ghana)
Dahomey (Fon) mythology #1 ~ #2 ~ #3
Efik mythology (Nigeria, Cameroon)
Igbo mythology (Nigeria, Cameroon)
Isoko mythology (Nigeria)
Yoruba mythology (Nigeria, Benin)
Bushongo mythology (Congo)
Bambuti (Pygmy) mythology (Congo)
Lugbara mythology (Congo)
Akamba mythology (East Kenya)
Dinka mythology (Sudan)
Lotuko mythology (Sudan)
Masai mythology (Kenya, Tanzania)
Southern Africa(continue centering here)
Lozi mythology (Zambia)
Tumbuka mythology (Malawi)
Zulu mythology (South Africa)
Inuit mythology #1 ~ #2
Southwestern Asia (Further Information: Middle Eastern mythology)
ancient (Further information: Ancient Near Eastern religion)
Mesopotamian mythology (Sumerian, Assyro-Babylonian)
The Mysterious Ancient Giants Who Ruled America
Crow Indian Mythology
Jewish Angelic Hierarchy
Living Creatures (Bible)
Solar Deity - Wikipedia
Sun Worship ~ Religion Britannica
Rituals & Beliefs for the Egyptian Sun God
Circle Craft: Sunrise Rituals - Circle Sanctuary
History of Sun Worship Across Cultures - Paganism/Wicca
Litha ~ Winter Solstice ~ Yule
Stonehenge in Winter
Everything You Need to Know About the Winter Solstice
Creation Legend: Merodach the Dragon Slayer
Tiamat ~ Lahmu and Lahamu
Black Sun ~ Black Sun (alchemy) ~ Black Sun (occult symbol)
Five Suns (Aztec Mythology)
Lords of the Night
The Nine Lords of the Night in Aztec mythology are:
Xiuhtecuhtli ("Turqoise/Year/Fire Lord") the god of fire, day and heat
Tezcatlipoca ("Smoking Mirror") alludes to his connection to obsidian, the material from which mirrors were made in Mesoamerica which were used for shamanic rituals and prophecy.
Piltzintecuhtli ("Prince Lord") god of the rising sun, healing, and visions
Centeotl ("Maize God")
Mictlantecuhtli ("Underworld Lord") a god of the dead and the king of Mictlan (Chicunauhmictlan), the lowest and northernmost section of the underworld
Chalchiuhtlicue ("Jade Is Her Skirt") goddess of water
Tlazolteotl ("Filth God[dess]") goddess of filth (sin), vice, and sexual misdeeds.
Tepeyollotl ("Mountain Heart")
Tlaloc (Rain God) god of the rains, fertility and of water
is a deity associated with stars who were depicted as skeletal female figures wearing skirts often with skull and crossbone designs. Associated especially with the stars that can be seen around the Sun during a solar eclipse. This was interpreted as the Tzitzimimeh attacking the Sun, this caused the belief that during a solar eclipse, the tzitzimime would descend to the earth and devour human beings.
Tantalus ~ His Crime and Punishment
The Question: "Who is more insane, those in the asylum or those who create wars?"
Mythical Creature - New World Encyclopedia
the mother of the Fates
are an ancient legendary race of people who had no need to eat or drink anything at all.
They survived by smelling apples and flowers.
Apollodorus The Library
Folk-Lore: A Quarterly Review
The journal of the Folk-Lore Society
Started as the Folk-Lore Record (1878–1882)
The Society for Creative Anachronism
Read Legends and Myths.com
Gods and Monsters
The Heroes Journey Chart Image
Goggle mythology links
Graet Site for info List of Gods and Goddesses by Culture
The Ancient Wisdom Foundation
Ancient Clivilizations National Geographic
Ancient and Lost Civilizations CrystalLinks
Ancient Technology - Megalithic Structures YouTube Videos
Museum of Unnatural Mystery
Costa Rica Stone Spheres
Pyramid of Giza
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria
Symbols in Teutonic Mythology
God Checker Your Guide To The Gods
The Project Gutenberg eBook of Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
Kuebiko ~ Wikipedia ~ Image
Japanese Mythology Wikipedia
Japanese Mythology& Folklore Wordpress
Religion in Africa (Part 1/5)**
Obatala creator of human bodies
Refers to one's spiritual intuition and destiny. Refers to one's spiritual intuition and destiny.
In Mesopotamian Religion (Sumerian, Assyrian, Akkadian and Babylonian), Tiamat is a primordial goddess of the ocean, mating with Abzû (the god of fresh water) to produce younger gods. She is the symbol of the chaos of primordial creation, depicted as a woman,
was an ancient Roman festival in honor of the deity Saturn
In Roman mythology, Saturn was an agricultural deity who was said to have reigned over the world in the Golden Age, when humans enjoyed the spontaneous bounty of the earth without labor in a state of innocence.
Saturn – Why Are We Worshiping The Cult Of EL?
is androgynous and keeps a serpent around the neck as most all Hindu figures. Hermes the thrice born who is Thoth was also androgynous. The joining of the masculine and feminine where taken to these vulgar "literal" levels as another deterrent from true spiritual unity.
are the nymphs of evening and golden light of sunset,
who were the "Daughters of the Evening" or "Nymphs of the West"
Hand of Glory
medieval to modern
Central and Northern Asia (Further information: Shamanism in Siberia
(overlaps with Eastern and Northern Europe)
Australia and Oceania
Australian Aboriginal mythology
Rapa Nui mythology
Europe (Further information: European folklore, Christian mythology, and Folk Catholicism)
Classical Antiquity - see also Classical Mythology
Roman mythology - see also Classical Mythology and Interpretatio Graeca
Northern Europe (Further information: Scandinavian folklore)
Eastern Europe (Further information: Altaic mythology and Scythian mythology)
Roma (Gypsy) mythology
Western Europe (Further information: Continental Germanic mythology)
Algonquian (northeastern US, Great Lakes)
Anishinaabe traditional beliefs
Leni Lenape mythology
Muskogean (southern US) and Iroquois (Eastern US)
Iroquois mythology (Five Nations)
Alaska and Arctic Canada
Uto-Aztecan (Great Basin to Mexico)
other southwestern US
African diasporic religions