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Read About Ancient Mythology


The job of mythology is to provide explanations that make sense within one's culture. Frequently mythology explains where a people came from. Was it a cosmic egg? Chaos? Ginnungagap? In addition to providing explanations of events, mythology tells colorful tales about the supernatural creatures who can control human lives.

In this directory of mythology, you'll find the names of the deities, their attributes, some of the principal legends, creation and flood stories.


Introduction to Mythology

Important to Know


"Modern" Retellings of the Greek Myths

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