Godchecker.com - Your Guide To The Gods. The Hero: Lord Raglan's Scale. Lord Raglan, in The Hero (1936) has classified the parallel life-patterns of the mythical hero of tradition into twenty-two archetypal incidents, as noted below.
The higher a particular hero scores, the closer he is to the UR-archetype of the sacred hero-king of prehistoric religious ritual; a historical hero is likely to share rather few of the mythical characteristics. Let your favorite hero take the Lord Raglan Challenge! Mysterious Places: Explore sacred sites and ancient civilizations. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art.