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.
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 warrior is a renowned relation to the royalty of a...
An overview of the origins of Minotauros and his myth.
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 sink to the bottom of the pit and Lludd would have them buried deep.
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.
Yuqiang (pronounced yoo-che-yang) may have played a minor role in ancient Chinese mythology. But his contribution may have resulted in the formation of the islands of the country's coast.
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 mythology, each sage has a story that may sound hypothetical but also mesmerizing. I have just covered the...
Many were the mighty warriors of the Dananns. Nuada, their king, was great and loved, as was Manannan, son of Lir. Other leaders of the clan were Ogma, Nuada's brother. It was Ogma who taught the people to write. Dian Cecht knew the magic and ways of healing. Neit was a superior battle leader....
A look at the role of cats in the mythology of ancient Egypt, including gods and goddesses that often appeared as cats.