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...
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...
The Galloping Hessian, El Muerto, and even the Green Knight have been some of literature's greatest nemesis. Here is an overview of the evil entities you don't want to lose your head to.
A brief explanation of the difference between myths, legends, fairy tales, folktales, and fables.
Beowulf is an epic poem which recounts the story of a hero who wins himself glory and prestige by conquering three different evils which he encounters throughout the course of the tale. The...
Geoffrey has Merlin born a cambion of a mortal woman and an incubus (demon in male form). Merlin inherits his supernatural powers and abilities from this demon. A cambion is a being that shows no sign of life yet...
Faerie lore has been part of the culture and customs of the British Isles for thousands of years.
Mythology evolved as primitive people searched their imaginations, and children are so interested in these stories.
When the dragons became exhausted from their warring, they would fall onto the silk cloth, sink to the bottom of the cauldron and drink all the mead, thereby, falling into a deep sleep. The cauldron and dragons would...
This article is about how the Greek legend from mythology, Persephone was used by the Greek philosophers to explain the seasons. It explores this legend and her role and Greek Mythology.
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