African mythology
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...
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Asian mythology
This is a list of mythologies native to Asia:
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...
Oceanian mythology
The mythology of Oceania and the gods of the Pacific region are both complex and diverse. They have been developed over many centuries on each of the islands and atolls that make up Oceania. Some god...
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...
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 ...
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Mahsuri
Mahsuri was a young woman who lived in Langkawi, (present Malaysia) during the late 18th century. According to folklore, she was accused of adultery and executed by stabbing. Her tomb, Makam Mahsuri, ...
African deities
This is a list of African spirits.
Seventh son of a seventh son
The seventh son of a seventh son is a concept from folklore regarding special powers given to, or held by, such a son. The seventh son must come from an unbroken line with no female children born betw...
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Inca mythology
Inca mythology includes many stories and legends that are mythological and to explain or symbolizes Inca beliefs.All those that followed the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire by Francisco Pizarro ...
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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...
Mythology of the United Kingdom
Mythology and folklore of the United Kingdom varies between the separate countries:
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...
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Vadleany
Vadleány comes from Eastern European (Hungarian) folklore. She is a forest sprite—her name means "Forest Girl" (literal translation: wild girl) -- who seduces wanderers and steals their strength. She...
Interpretatio graeca
Interpretatio graeca (Latin, "Greek translation" or "interpretation by means of Greek [models]") is a discourse in which ancient Greek religious concepts and practices, deities, and myths are used to ...
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Ježibaba
In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is a supernatural being (or one of a trio of sisters of the same name) who appears as a deformed and/or ferocious-looking woman. Baba Yaga flies around in a mortar, wield...
Balinese mythology
Balinese mythology is the traditional mythology of the people of the Indonesian island of Bali, before the majority adoption of Hinduism.Balinese mythology is mainly a kind of animism with some widely...
Xucau
Xucau was the supreme god of the Ossetians, who ruled over all the heavenly spirits.
Vainakh mythology
The Vainakh people of the North Caucasus include the modern Chechens and Ingush, who today predominantly practice Islam. Nevertheless, their folklore has preserved a substantial information about thei...
Vainakh mythology - Wikipedia