European mythology
This is a list of mythologies of the world, by culture and region.
overlaps with North Asia, Northern Europe and North America.Middle East, Persia, Anatolia, Caucasus.(overlaps with Eastern and No...
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
African traditional religion
The traditional beliefs and practices of African peoples include various traditional religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in a supreme creator, belief...
African traditional religion - Wikipedia
Shamanism in Siberia
Shamanism represents a large minority in Northern Asia, particularly Siberia, which is regarded by some as the heartland of shamanism. It is inhabited by a variety of ethnic groups, many of whom obser...
Shamanism in Siberia - Wikipedia
Middle Eastern mythology
Middle East mythology includes:
Ancient Near Eastern religion
The religions of the ancient Near East were mostly polytheistic, with some early examples of primitive monolatry (Mardukites), Ashurism and Monism (Atenism). Some scholars believe that the similaritie...
European folklore
European folklore or Western folklore refers to the folklore of the western world, especially when discussed comparatively.There is, of course, no single European culture, but nevertheless the common ...
Christian mythology
Christian mythology is the body of myths associated with Christianity.Mythology refers to the collected myths of a group of people—the body of stories which they tell to explain nature, history, and c...
Christian mythology - Wikipedia
Folk Catholicism
Folk Catholicism is any of various ethnic expressions of Catholicism as practiced in Catholic communities, typically in developing nations. Practices identified by outside observers as "folk Catholici...
Scandinavian folklore
Scandinavian folklore, or Nordic folklore, is the folklore of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, and the Faroe Islands.Collecting folklore began when Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden sent out instr...
Scandinavian folklore - Wikipedia
Scythian mythology
Scythian religion refers to the mythology, ritual practices and beliefs of the Scythians, an ancient Iranian people who dominated Central Asia and the Pontic-Caspian steppe in Eastern Europe throughou...
Scythian mythology - Wikipedia
Continental Germanic mythology
Continental Germanic mythology is a subtype of Germanic paganism as practiced in parts of Central Europe during the 6th to 8th centuries, a period of Christianization. It continued in the legends, and...
African diasporic religions
Afro-American religions (also known as African diasporic religions or New World traditions) are a number of related religions that developed in the Americas in various nations of Latin America, the Ca...
African diasporic religions - Wikipedia
Myth and religion
Religion and mythology differ but have overlapping aspect. Both terms refer to systems of concepts that are of high importance to a certain community, making statements concerning the supernatural or ...
Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
Armenian culture
The culture of Armenia encompasses many elements that are based on the geography, literature, architecture, dance, and music of the people. The culture is similar to and yet distinct from many of the ...
Armenian culture - Wikipedia
Přemysl, the Ploughman
Přemysl the Ploughman ([ˈpr̝̊ɛmɪsl̩ ˈoraːtʃ] Přemysl Oráč; English: Premysl, Przemysl or Primislaus) was the legendary husband of Libuše, and ancestor of the Přemyslid dynasty, containing the line of ...
Přemysl, the Ploughman - Wikipedia
Ku'urkil
The Chukchi creator-deity, roughly analogous to Bai-Ulgan of the Turkic pantheon. The Koryak refer to him as Quikinna'qu ("Big Raven") and in Kamchadal mythology he is called Kutkhu.
Ku'urkil - Wikipedia
Siege Perilous
In Arthurian legend, the Siege Perilous (also known as The Perilous Seat) is a vacant seat at the Round Table reserved by Merlin for the knight who would one day be successful in the quest for the Hol...
Siege Perilous - Wikipedia
May Queen
The May Queen or Queen of May is a personification of the May Day holiday, and of Springtime and also Summer.
Today the May Queen is a girl who must ride or walk at the front of a parade for May ...
May Queen - Wikipedia
Arthuriana
Arthuriana is a quarterly journal published by the North American branch of the International Arthurian Society. Its focus is on the Arthurian legend. The four annual issues are published in February,...
Prussian mythology
The Prussian mythology was a polytheistic religion of the Old Prussians, indigenous peoples of Prussia before the Prussian Crusade waged by the Teutonic Knights. It was closely related to other Baltic...
Prussian mythology - Wikipedia
Spiriduş
A spiriduş in Romanian mythology is a little creature that can be either good or evil, similar to the leprechauns. The name is a diminutive of "spirit" (with the meaning of "ghost").
Ghetonia
Ghetonia (Griko: Γειτονία, neighborhood) is a cultural group based in Calimera, Grecìa Salentina in southern Italy, which exists to preserve the music, poetry, language and folklore of the Griko-speak...
Laetitia (goddess)
Laetitia was a minor Roman goddess of gaiety. Her name deriving from the root word laeta, meaning happy.
Laetitia (goddess) - Wikipedia
Dunstan
Dunstan (909 – 19 May 988) was an Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, a Bishop of Worcester, a Bishop of London, and an Archbishop of Canterbury, later canonised as a saint. His work restored monastic li...
Dunstan - Wikipedia
Ukrainian mythology
Slavic mythology is the mythological aspect of the polytheistic religion that was practised by the Slavs before Christianisation. Old Slavic religion evolved for over a thousand years and some parts o...
Sami shamanism
Sami shamanism is shamanism as practiced by the Sami people. Though they vary considerably from region to region within Sápmi, traditional Sámi beliefs consist of three intertwining elements: animi...
Sami shamanism - Wikipedia
Radien-attje
Radien-attje, Jubmel, Vearalden Olmai or Waralden Olmai is the superior or celestial deity of the Sami, also called Jubmel or Ibmel, a parallel to the Finnish Jumala (God).The superior deity is the ru...
Serbian traditions
The Serbs have many traditions'. The Slava is an exclusive custom of the Serbs, each family has one patron saint that they venerate on their feast day. The Serbian Orthodox Church uses the traditional...
Serbian traditions - Wikipedia