You are here: These are the areas which are currently available in the Encyclopedia Mythica. 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. Folklore Folklore from all over the world, including cryptozoology. Bestiary A bestiary with legendary and mythical creatures. Heroes The most famous heroes and heroines from many cultures, among which Greek, Japanese, and Norse. Image gallery Hundreds of images of deities, heroes, and creatures from many mythologies. Genealogy The genealogy tables of various pantheons and prominent Houses. Featured items Area with various interesting mythology and folklore related items, such as Witchcraft and the Arabian Nights.
Celtic Twilight- Compendium of Celtic and King Arthur Legends and Resources30 Days of WorldBuildingBy popular demand, you can now download the Magical WorldBuilder Guide in three easy-to-carry (non-DRM) formats: PDF for printing out at home or reading on a computerePub for use with many fine ereader devicesMOBI for use with Kindles and MobiPocket software.As of 2007, The world-builder exercises are licensed under a Creative Commons license to help you in deciding whether you can translate (yes, with credit back), distribute to your writing group (yes, with credit), sell (not without permission), reprint (yes, for non-commercial purposes), or mirror (yes, with credit back) this useful guide! In October, 2004, I posted 30 days of world-building exercises to the NaNoWriMo discussion forums. A lot of times, people want to write a novel and think "I want to write fantasy, but there's so much world-building I would have to do-- I haven't done any of it!" So, give yourself 7 and a half hours this month-- 15 minutes a day-- to build a world.
Wind MapAn invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-) If the map is missing or seems slow, we recommend the latest Chrome browser. Surface wind data comes from the National Digital Forecast Database. If you're looking for a weather map, or just want more detail on the weather today, see these more traditional maps of temperature and wind.
users.dickinson.edu/~eddyb/mythology/Cover_page.htmlThis 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. Beverley Eddy of the German Department, and Robert Cavenagh and Tom Smith of the Instructional Media Center. The Germanic Myth of Creation Germanic Cosmography The Twilight of the Gods The Germanic Gods Review Notes Bibliography Questions? All rights reserved.World Mythology, Folklore, Cultures and Classical StudiesThe Dictionary of Obscure SorrowsHeroes of History - The Heroic MonomythAs 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. Best wishes, The Oracle Education Foundation
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The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries IndexSacred 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. 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. --John Bruno Hare January 27th, 2004 Title PageDedicationContentsPrefaceIntroduction Section I: The Living Fairy-Faith Chapter I: EnvironmentChapter II. The Recorded Fairy-Faith Chapter IV. Section III. Chapter VIII. Section IV. Chapter XI.