Encyclopedia Mythica

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Probably one of the best encyclopedias of its kind, Encyclopedia Mythica provides all you need to know about mythology and folklore, with more than 7,000 entries on gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, legendary animals and fabulous creatures, mythical objects and imaginary places. It is suggested reading for students, researchers, and anyone who wishes to learn about the diverse cultures of the world.


  • Mythology section: myths and mythologies from 6 geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania
  • Folklore section: Arthurian legends, general folklore, and folktales
  • Special interest areas: bestiary, legendary heroes, and genealogical tables of various pantheons and prominent houses
  • Image gallery: images of all kinds of deities, heroes, and strange creatures
  • Miscellaneous pages: lists of festivals, deities, and religions; origins of the names of the days and months; guide to the pronunciation of the names of deities; links to websites on mythology and folklore
Site URL: http://www.pantheon.org/

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