A look at the role of cats in the mythology of ancient Egypt, including gods and goddesses that often appeared as cats.
The love story of Eros and Psyche is well known in Greek Myth. Many know the story as Beauty and the Beast. It's a lovely tale of two lovers with what seems like a problem Mother in Law. But is she?
Faerie lore has been part of the culture and customs of the British Isles for thousands of years.
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.
The history behind the four seasons is not a scientific discovery afterall. Rather, it is a mysterious battle between the Sun,Cloud,and Chief of Winds. Enjoy!
A brief explanation of the difference between myths, legends, fairy tales, folktales, and fables.
The story of Danae and the birth of Perseus, one of the greatest heroes of Greek Mythology.
This myth, found in Ovid's Metamorphoses and elsewhere, tells the cruel fate of Actaeon,a young man who came to grief when he encountered the goddess Artemis, bathing in a mountain stream.
Powerful character in Indian mythology and an immortal incarnation of Lord Vishnu, supreme Hindu God. Parashurama travelled earth 21 times and has stories linked to Mahabharata and Ramayana.
Euripides' tragedy depicts how rivalry between two Goddesses led to the doomed love of Phaedra for her chaste stepson Hippolytus.