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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros

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Japanese Mythology A to Z - ENRYO
Chinese Mythology A to Z. Egyptian Mythology A to Z. Greek and Roman Mythology A to Z.
The Underlying Mentality Seen in Japanese Mythology: Some
Research into Japanese mythology continues even today to produce ever greater ... Rather, I would like to present a basic understanding of Japanese myths as ...
Basic Mentality seen in Japanese Mythology: with Izumo's
Japanese mythology reflects the mind of ancient Japanese people. In this paper, I want to clarify the basic mental state of people when Japanese mythology was ...
Japanese Mythology A to Z
Japanese mythology A to Z / Jeremy Roberts. p. cm.
Readable Japanese Mythology: Selections from Nihon shoki - JStor
of the earliest Japanese myths and legends, history and (especially in the case of ... the creation myths, first from Kojiki and then from Nihon shoki. The first half ...

Suggested News Resources

Steve Chapman: Bernie Sanders hawks free trade mythology
A generation ago, the auto industry was competing not with companies in Mexico or China but with those in Japan.
20 arts and culture experiences you must have in Detroit before you die
9) See a classic movie at Redford Theatre: The atmospheric, Japanese-themed Redford Theatre still wows audiences with its imitation sky, its crowd-pleasing programming, and the mammoth organ it fires up for silent features.
Debunking nuclear security hype on the eve of the Nuclear Security Summit
Much nuclear security coverage is driven by a terrifying mythology, at the heart of which exists a “nuclear black market” that brings together a network of smugglers and extremists.
'Teen Wolf' season 6 news, spoilers: Scott's pack to be menaced by two
"Teen Wolf" ended its fifth season run on a high note, as characters got the endings they deserved and a number of story lines were neatly tied up. But how will this affect the show as it heads off into season 6?
A Look Back at 'Cloverfield' and Its Mysterious Marketing Campaign
When the first trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane arrived in January, the movie appeared to be operating from the same playbook as 2008′s Cloverfield, also produced by J.J. Abrams.

Suggested Web Resources

Japanese mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Japanese mythology embraces Shinto and Buddhist traditions as well as agriculturally-based folk religion. The Shinto pantheon comprises innumerable kami ...
Japanese Mythology - Myth Encyclopedia - god, story, legend
The mythology of Japan has a long history dating back more than 2,000 years. It became part of two major religious traditions: Shinto, an indigenous religion, ...
Japanese Mythology - your guide to the gods of Japan
Japanese mythology from Godchecker - the legendary mythology encyclopedia. Your guide to the Japanese gods, spirits, demons and legendary monsters.
This is the Japanese gods family! THE FAMILY TREE OF GODS Some people say that Japanese myth has a lot in common with the myth of other countries ...
What is The Kojiki? | Home of Japanese Mythology "SHIMANE"
2012 marks the 1300th anniversary of the compilation of The Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters). Completed in the year 712, The Kojiki is the oldest existing ...

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