Wars: The Magic of Myth
Online exhibition inspired by Joseph Campbell's story
"hero's journey" hosted by Smithsonian National Air and
Myths in Art
Many of the images in this collection from the
of Arts represent myths that explain a practice, belief,
or natural phenomenon. The Yoruba king's crown, the
decoration, and the abstract designs on the Navajo ketoh
Lakota dress refer to creation stories.
This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and
It contains numerous definitions of gods and goddesses,
beings and legendary creatures from all over the world.
Blooming Flower of Flores
A traditional Indonesian folk tale from students
at Fahan Junior
School in Tasmania. Here visitors will find similar
other schools including The
Legend of the city of Surabaya .
Mythology: Research, Art and Stories
Student project 1995 from Princeton High School
Stories from Around the World
Web Site of the Religious Education Department of
High School, Cheadle, UK. (Looks best in Internet
from Oban the Knowledge Keeper
Collection of creation and origin stories from Bob
Mary Lancaster in Australia.
Stories and Traditional Wisdom
Creation myths, origin stories and animal legends from
Australia, Iceland and Israel.
Tale of how the elements of water, wind and fire
live together retold and illustrated by Linda Hastings.
Creation of the Night
Here is a legend from Brazil about why the "night"
Several excellent stories including Apache
creation story and
from the Iroquois people "How Fire Came To The Six
Creation of the World
Norse tale of creation of the world from part of
The Book of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Other Characters
A large site which divides the subject into three
pure myth (primitive science and primitive religion),
(primitive history), and folklore (fictional stories).
a section on Creation and Flood Myths.