Religion and Mythology Myths and Folktales in the Best of the Web Directory

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.

  • Lilliland

    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.

  • Mythweb

    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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