Click on one of the links below or use the quick-jump menu on the right to directly go to the area of your choice. Mythology The mythology area is divided in 6 geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania. Special areas: Other mythologies and All mythologies. Folklore Folklore from all over the world, including cryptozoology.
Bestiary A bestiary with legendary and mythical creatures. Celtic Twilight- Compendium of Celtic and King Arthur Legends and Resources. Users.dickinson.edu/~eddyb/mythology/Cover_page.html. This computerized program about Germanic Mythology was an Independent Study project created by Bridget Herrera. She graduated from Dickinson College with a Bachelor's degree in the field of German studies, and a concentration in Nordic/Celtic mythology. This program was completed in August 1995 with special thanks to Prof. Runes, Alphabet of Mystery. Interactive Greek Gods Family Tree. Mythfs.gif (1825×1243) Heroes of History - The Heroic Monomyth. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.
We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge. We encourage everyone to continue to “Think, Create and Collaborate,” unleashing the power of technology to teach, share, and inspire. All mythologies. Godchecker.com - Your Guide To The Gods. Mythology, folklore, and religion. Werewolf. The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries Index. Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Celtic Buy this Book at Amazon.com Contents Start Reading Page Index Text [Zipped] This is one of the most in-depth and scholarly attempts to explain the phenomena of the Celtic belief in fairies.
Based on Evans-Wentz' Oxford doctoral thesis, it includes an extensive survey of the literature from many different perspectives, including folk-lore, history, anthropology and psychology. The heart of the book is the ethnographic fieldwork conducted by Evans-Wentz, an invaluable snapshot of the fairy belief system taken just on the cusp of modernity. Evans-Wentz examines each of the hypothetical explanations of the fairy phenomena.
We come away from this study with a multi-dimensional view of the fairies, who, much like the grey aliens of UFO belief, inhabit a narrative which seems too consistent to be the product of insanity, yet too bizarre for conventional explanation. Production Notes: This is a complete overhaul of this etext. Aos Sí. Some secondary and tertiary sources including well-known and influential authors such as W.B. Yeats refer to aos sí simply as "the sídhe" (lit.: mounds). In Gaelic mythology In Gaelic folklore In folk belief and practice, the aos sí are often appeased with offerings, and care is taken to avoid angering or insulting them. Often they are not named directly, but rather spoken of as "The Good Neighbors", "The Fair Folk", or simply "The Folk".
Aos sí are sometimes seen as fierce guardians of their abodes – whether a fairy hill, a fairy ring, a special tree (often a hawthorn) or a particular loch or wood. The sídhe: abodes of the aes sídhe As part of the terms of their surrender to the Milesians the Tuatha Dé Danann agreed to retreat and dwell underground in the sídhe (modern Irish: sí; Scottish Gaelic: sìth; Old Irish síde, singular síd), the hills or earthen mounds that dot the Irish landscape. Types of aos sí List See also Faery Lore. Faery Lore Lore / Faery Types / Elemental Faeries / Attract Faeries / Faery Garden / Garden Dedication Lore Beltane is the time when nature comes alive and the Spirits of Nature are most active.
It is the time when faeries are most likely to be seen. Women in Greek Myths. Site Map. World Mythology, Folklore, Cultures and Classical Studies. Myth, Legend, Folklore, Ghosts. Apollo and the Greek Muses Updated July 2010 COMPREHENSIVE SITES ON MYTHOLOGY ***** The Encyclopedia Mythica - SEARCH - Areas - Image Gallery - Genealogy tables - Mythic Heroes Probert Encyclopaedia - Mythology Gods, Heroes, and MythDictionary of Mythology What is Myth?
MESOPOTAMIAN MYTHOLOGYThe Assyro-Babylonian Mythology FAQ Sumerian Mythology FAQ Sumerian Mythology Sumerian Gods and Goddesses Sumerian Myths SUMERIAN RELIGION Mythology's Mythinglinks: the Tigris-Euphrates Region of the Ancient Near East Gods, Goddesses, Demons and Monsters of Mesopotamia The Assyro-Babylonian Mythology FAQ More info on Ancient Mesopotamia can be found on my Ancient River Valley Civilizations page.
GREEK MYTHOLOGYOrigins of Greek MythologyGreek Mythology - MythWeb Greek-Gods.info (plus a fun QUIZ)Ancient Greek Religion Family Tree of Greek Mythology Greek Names vs. Mythology Guide - A dictionary of Greek and Roman Myths. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art.