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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
African Mythology A to Z. Celtic Mythology A to Z. Chinese Mythology A to Z.
Comparing the classical myths of Japan with those of its surrounding areas, it is obvious Japanese myths are unique, and privileged as mythological material.
International Association for Comparative Mythology, Second
Can Japanese Mythology contribute to the Comparative Eurasian Mythology?
Japanese Myths of Descent from Heaven and Their Korean Parallels
Basic Mentality seen in Japanese Mythology: with Izumo's
Japanese mythology reflects the mind of ancient Japanese people.

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On these trains, spirits and monsters from Japanese mythology scare the heck out of children who are shocked and betrayed that their parents would make them ride an electrical railway rife with supernatural danger.
"El Shaddai" lets you beat the holy heck out of the heavenly host
Celestial folklore from Japanese mythology has inspired such great games as "Otogi" and "Okami.
Hereford man's tatoo wins top prize
A HEREFORD man made a colourful impression at a tattoo convention when his huge Japanese mythology effort won top prize.
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Thus a series was born and the world was given Fox, Andross, General Pepper, Falco and Peppy, for better or worse, and each character was designed to draw upon Japanese mythology.
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Japanese mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Japanese mythology is a system of beliefs that embraces Shinto and Buddhist traditions as well as agriculture-based folk religion.
JAPANESE MYTH. If this is the first visit for you, please read THE UNDERWORLD first, then keep clicking the 'Previous' button.
Encyclopedia Mythica: Japanese mythology.
Mar 1, 2011 The available articles in the Japanese mythology area.
Japanese Mythology
Japanese Mythology. In Japan we have many stories about God and Goddess. But we forgot them little by little.
Japanese Mythology - artelino
artelino - Japanese mythology - gods and goddesses, demons and ghosts.

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