Articles related to myths
Defining Terms: Myth, folklore, legend, etc. - Classic Literature
Fairy tales, myths, legends, and folklore are terms that may seem to mean the same thing, but they have profoundly different meanings. Read more about it...
Greek Myths and Legends - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Stories, myths and legends about the Ancient Greek gods and goddesses. Also read all about the fantastic adventures of Greek mythology's daring heroes.
What is Myth Part I: Myth vs. Science and Religion
Just like science and religion, myth explains the world and its creation.
Ancient Greek Heroes, Myths and Legends - Ancient/Classical History
Here you'll find information on the ancient myths and legends, particularly those of the Greeks and Romans. The myths are stories generally not believed to be ...
Creation Myths or Greek Cosmogonies - Ancient/Classical History
The term "creation myth" can be confusing because the term doesn't specify what is being created. Creation myth refers to either. the creation of the universe or ...
Creation Myths - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Stories of how the world and mankind came to be, from chaos, a primordial soup, an egg, or whatever; that is, Creation myths.
Myths, Legends, and Folk Tales Differences - Ancient/Classical History
In common parlance the stories of the Greek and Roman deities and heroes are indiscriminately referred to as myths and legends. If we wish to be more careful, ...
What Is Myth - Toward a Definition - Ancient/Classical History
Everyone knows what a myth is, right? It's a story featuring centaurs, flying pigs or horses, or return trips to the Land of the Dead or Underworld. You find myths in ...
Myths Featuring Artemis or Diana
Myths Featuring Artemis or Diana. The Greek goddess Artemis (Diana to the Romans) was a virgin goddess of the hunt, sometimes associated with the moon.
Summaries of Ancient Creation Myths - Ancient/Classical History
Stories of how the world and mankind came to be, from chaos, a primordial soup, an egg, or whatever; that is, creation myths.