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Religion and Mythology Myths and Folktales

BBC: Shangri-La

Examines the modern story of Shangri-La and associated ancient myths of an earthly paradise.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Features information on a wide collection of fables, myths, and stories about the gods.

Encyclopedia Mythica

Contains an encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion. With featured area and articles.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology

Features an alphabetical index of key Greek mythological figures, creatures, events and places.

Fables, Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends

Shares links to Aesop's fables, the Blue Fairy Book, and tales from around the world. Includes American Indian Why stories, legends, and Sun Myth.

In Search of Myths and Heroes

Explores four legends, comments on mythic archetypes and examines what a myth is. Covers Shangri-la, King Arthur, the Queen of Sheba and Jason and the Argonauts.

India for Kids

Teaching resource for children and teachers about India. Follow Mum, Dave, Darleen and Dad on their route through the country.


Features history and summary plot of the story.

Living Myths

Provides retellings and commentary on myths from Greek, Celtic, Native American and Chinese cultures.

Mythology of the Constellations

Offers short explanations of the mythology behind the major constellation names.


Information devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology.

Ology: Anthropology

Contains activities and quizzes on mythological topics as well as a look at some ancient cultures.

Scholastic: Myths, Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

Features articles for children about myths, folk tales and fairy tales, including information on superstitions and guidance on writing your own tale.

Stories of the Dreaming

Contains animated aboriginal myths and legends, from the Australian Museum.

Superstitions, Old Wives Tales, Beliefs and Misconceptions

Offers an A-Z of superstitions, plus information on those associated with death and weddings.

Windows to the Universe: Mythology

Features include mythology maps and family trees, articles on classical mythology and details of the mythology of the sun, planets and stars.

The World Almanac for Kids: Mythology

Features entries for the principal figures in Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Norse mythology.

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