Reports of mysterious objects emerging from the ocean depths have had as long a history as its “flying” counterpart. So, what are they?
Ares is the Greek god known for war and fighting, and was honored by the Romans as well. But many people do not know that Ares was first a dancer, and a long time lover of Aphrodite, with whom he had four children. Ares is the typical working guy next door that we all know!
A jack o'lantern is a carved and lighted Halloween pumpkin. It's also a name for the mysterious light that appears near the surface of a wetland.
Wreaking havoc, tempting monks into bad behaviour, and other general mischief, the Abbey Lubber is one fairy that won't be tamed with bread and honey!
In Europe, ravens are seen as harbingers of misfortune while to North America’s Indigenous people they are central to creation myths.
50 legendary artifacts from Chinese Mythology. Use them in your video games, creative writing, RPG campaigns, whichever way you see fit!
Mythological goddess are just as vital to traditions and customs as their male counterparts. Madder-Akka is a prime example. Her unique task was to inspire names for newborns, but she was a lot more to the ancient people of the Lapland and Baltic regions.
Myths are more attached to magpies than any other bird and they don’t always come out of the stories looking good.
Ireland's Mer-folk often interact with us simple mortals. But beware, for Merrows may have a tendency to collect human souls!
Dragons are well known in Greek mythology. There are four dragon-like beasts more well-known than all the rest — Typhon, the father of all monsters, Lernaean Hydra, whose heads multiply, Python, who lives in the center of the earth, and Ladon, guardian of the Golden Apples.
The weaving challenge between Arachne and Athena is a tale of hubris and of godly jealousy, leading Arachne to be transformed into the first spider.
In the Finnish language, Jumala means “god”. Also, it refers to any god including the Christian Jehovah. However, Jumala was once a god in his own right. Moreover, the original gods associated with the word have become part of a realm within a superhero universe.
Visiting China soon for holiday? Here are 10 of the most popular and beloved Chinese myths to know for the perfect vacation in China.