Mythology in Literature
Hermes was the Greek God known for being a trickster, a messenger between realms, a Soul Guide, and very resourceful one. He was the son of Zeus, brother of Apollo, and lover of Aphrodite. The Hermes archetypes is a...
Divine inspiration, trip planning, and social advice are some of the gifts Athena gives to young Telemachus and his father. The first five books of the ancient epic poem,...
Much research and speculation has been conducted on an “historical Arthur.” But what of Arthur's mage? What of the magician who made Arthur the great king of legend? Is there a historical basis for the...
Analyzing the role of Moloch in Ginsberg's Howl.
A brief explanation of the difference between myths, legends, fairy tales, folktales, and fables.
A great, fun romp through monsters and mythical creatures from around the world, according to mythology, legends, and folklore. Written by a retired literature teacher.
Celtic mythology is rich with symbolism of life, death and rebirth, replete with the magic of nature and the ancient world. This article outlines some of the most famous stories from Celtic mythology, in Celtic Ireland...
The Indian mythology is enigmatic but has always found references with real world objects and places.The seven sages or "Saptarishis" are the "Big Dipper" and like everything else in Indian...
The love story of Eros and Psyche is a well known one in Greek Mythology. Many also know the same story as a fairy tale called Beauty and the Beast. Either way, it's a lovely tale of two young gods in love, and the...
Faerie lore has been part of the culture and customs of the British Isles for thousands of years.
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