Tag: myth-identification

32 What is the earliest known dragon myth? 2015-04-30T15:24:04.607

21 Did any Greek mythological hero father a son who surpassed him in fame? 2017-03-09T15:14:31.540

19 Who invented writing, or who taught writing to the mortals, according to Greek myths? 2015-05-23T19:55:59.997

18 Is there a creature in mythology that is a frost bird or a frost phoenix? 2015-05-04T21:32:55.757

17 What is the story behind Thor wearing a wedding dress to get Mjölnir back? 2015-05-04T12:17:02.523

17 What is the story of the Chimera? 2015-05-09T08:24:39.697

16 Are there Pastafarian myths which explain their religious attire? 2015-05-09T19:33:19.093

15 Mythologies with goddesses as the main deity? 2016-08-25T12:05:23.030

14 In what Native American myth does the Sun stand still? 2015-05-06T02:27:56.113

14 Looking for an obscure myth where Zeus kills one of Apollo's male lovers 2015-05-16T09:57:08.523

14 Are there any other gods that permanently had an eye removed, other than Odin? 2015-05-25T20:06:47.803

14 What myth explains animal sacrifices to the Olympian gods? 2015-06-15T14:10:13.110

14 Is there an Indian Wild Hunt myth? 2015-06-20T10:01:07.600

14 Greek/Latin mythology with two brothers who die as reward for hard labor 2016-12-09T06:14:31.787

14 Pre-Tolkien Orcs in myths or folklore? 2018-03-09T17:33:55.550

13 Did the Gauls have a magic potion that made them strong? 2015-05-11T00:11:21.800

13 What is this myth: elderly couple unwittingly feed gods, changed into tree 2015-06-03T00:03:15.153

13 Any examples of dying and resurrecting gods that exist only in heaven, not earth? 2015-06-26T03:56:05.897

13 Is there a Western (Greek, Roman, Egyptian, or Norse) god of the cosmos? 2016-03-13T01:17:49.133

12 Where did this story about stars being part of a board game come from? 2015-05-24T23:02:39.577

12 Myths of the Wind Impregnating Women 2016-12-02T06:04:45.127

11 First appearance of the Delphi Oracle in Greek myths 2017-03-15T20:31:59.847

11 Japanese Trickster Demons 2017-12-08T21:11:31.283

10 Story of a man who slept in a tree and awoke to a plagued city 2016-06-02T18:59:18.803

10 What humanoid gods have had skin colors other than that of the people who worship them? 2016-06-11T19:50:14.277

10 What is original story of Fox Spirit/Nine tails fox in india's myth? 2016-10-12T09:37:43.957

10 What's the earliest recorded story of a human woman giving birth to a monster? 2016-12-19T22:13:02.660

10 Are there any Greek myths of a god permanently turning into a mortal as punishment? 2016-12-21T03:19:00.583

10 Cows adapted to life on a steep hillside 2017-08-29T22:35:05.920

9 Are there any other mythological beings that got a replacement metal arm, other than Nuada, Lugh Llaw Ereint, and Sigurd? 2015-12-06T18:44:49.890

9 How does one search for patterns/motifs in folklore or mythology? 2015-12-23T23:38:47.270

9 Is it Lucifer or Venus? 2016-06-17T11:55:54.593

9 What is the source of the fable of Thor’s attempt to drink up a small spring? 2016-12-13T14:08:57.170

9 What is the Norse equivalent to the Great Flood? 2017-11-30T01:33:13.813

9 Is there a myth that dolphins were humans who chose to return to the sea? 2018-01-20T18:30:10.270

8 Are there any ancient myths about adventuring parties? 2015-05-10T15:47:38.473

8 Are there any gods who are in a different species than humans? 2016-08-25T07:33:09.303

8 What Phoenician story could be the inspiration of the cosmic story of five Titanes? 2016-12-16T15:01:33.397

8 Are there stories of a hero or god fighting off old age? 2017-03-15T11:45:03.623

8 Is there a real myth behind Michael Moorcock story about these Kwll and Rhynn? 2017-06-17T13:24:35.460

8 Hittite story similar to the story of Jason and Medea? 2017-08-23T23:38:10.827

8 Is there a Maori legend about a demon's heart at the bottom of a lake? 2017-10-18T08:40:06.007

8 Are there any ancient myths about human body parts said to be benefical or detrimental when eaten? 2017-11-26T04:39:22.057

8 What is the earliest ghost story we know of? 2018-02-23T20:58:39.400

7 Are people who drown/die in the Nile deified (or divinized in some way)? 2015-05-16T02:31:30.050

7 Etymology of "charming" ("Encantadora" in spanish) seeing from the Greek mythology point of view 2015-06-15T20:20:53.200

7 Looking for source: Woman refuses to drink from the River Lethe 2015-06-21T13:42:17.170

7 Does anyone know of myths which are critical/skeptical of technology? 2016-04-06T02:03:29.350

7 Are there any mythologic Gods, creatures or equipment that have "exponential" characteristics? 2016-05-22T09:11:01.080

7 Who was the goddess, pregnant with Zeus' child or children, who was denied sanctuary? 2016-06-14T03:44:04.690

7 Traditional beliefs regarding guardians of burial grounds 2016-09-02T22:21:24.860

7 Is there a legend or an explanation for the symbol of a swan with a woman's head? 2016-09-05T10:10:21.660

7 Is there a god called Iob/Job/Yov? 2016-11-06T19:12:54.730

7 Have any dragons in mythology been able to breathe fire underwater? 2017-05-30T06:17:44.317

7 How common is a vertical many-layered cosmos in world mythology? Do any mythologies particularly emphasize this structure? 2017-09-18T17:31:32.700

7 Are there any deities or mythological beasts inspired by snow leopards? 2017-09-23T19:26:38.403

7 What are some iconic legends of human depravity and spiritual pollution? 2018-01-31T07:08:11.687

7 Why is easter called 'easter'? 2018-03-23T10:56:45.970

6 What are some myths involving Capricorn? 2016-02-03T12:59:11.520

6 Why is tragedy a goat song? 2016-03-14T16:37:30.020

6 Which Mythic Heroes Returned in the Spring? 2016-03-21T21:34:22.983

6 What was the earliest werewolf myth? 2016-04-02T21:55:40.740

6 How rare is a dead god? 2016-05-17T02:34:51.577

6 Mythologies with a warrior afterlife, similar to Valhalla? 2016-10-11T15:08:38.013

6 Are there any other mythology with female warriors like Durga from the Hindu Mythology? 2017-06-12T12:55:16.067

6 Stories of living people that journeyed into the underworld and back? 2017-09-07T18:24:25.793

6 Are there any monkey gods in Africa? 2017-11-22T11:22:43.883

6 What are the 365 virtues? 2018-02-14T15:23:07.023

6 What is the source of the story of Hades trapping Pirithous and Theseus in the Chairs of Forgetfulness? 2018-02-15T12:57:39.387

6 What scripture describes humans as being morally superior to angels? 2018-08-10T01:33:28.903

5 Are there stories of punishment for challenging an oracle? 2016-03-04T18:07:37.820

5 Battle between the Sun and the Moon forces? 2016-03-18T20:14:07.963

5 Are there any homosexual gods? 2016-07-19T10:37:17.190

5 Is there a story on a goddess marrying a monster? 2016-10-06T09:08:44.647

5 Are there any instances where non-Greco-Roman goddesses fall in love with mortals? 2016-11-07T10:34:59.343

5 Virgin goddesses outside of the Greek and Roman traditions? 2017-01-13T00:56:21.393

5 What deities/creatures personify the universe in the aspect that it manifests as varied duplexity (that serve the same symbolic function as Yin/Yang)? 2017-02-06T14:22:27.123

5 A mythical/legendary/demonic creature that steals talents or abilities 2017-04-09T00:04:41.093

5 Are there any saints or heroes in mythology who ally with death? 2017-05-06T08:33:25.483

5 Who was the swift woman from from Irish Mythology described as having backward knees? 2017-08-29T23:27:22.740

5 Is there a tale of Zeus having sex with a deer? 2017-10-15T18:01:06.950

5 Why is Aether shown battling a lion-headed giant? 2017-11-05T03:20:06.180

5 What is the earliest story of summoning the dead we know of? 2018-02-24T21:03:23.507

5 What is the mythological status of the 'goethia' demons? 2018-03-23T23:21:07.577

5 A battle between Maximo and Digenis in Greek Folklore 2018-04-05T12:35:50.010

5 Are dragons intelligent? 2018-04-05T16:35:44.770

5 A rock on a beach 2018-09-10T19:45:19.053

4 What is this myth about Helios? 2016-01-08T20:57:24.813

4 Is there a myth of someone living in the sun? 2016-01-30T03:34:37.450

4 Are there any Greek myths related to the creation or use of numbers? 2016-02-05T22:49:24.343

4 What does this ear stud show in Chinese Mythology? 2016-04-19T22:00:15.537

4 Are there any Asian variants of dying-and-rising god? 2016-08-02T10:47:27.873

4 Mythological figures "with" REAL(?) amputation-like or paralysis features 2016-10-28T08:20:01.557

4 Objects, substances or entities that compel or discern truth in traditional mythological canons? 2017-06-11T22:08:14.613

4 Is there a Sami legend of a Shaman using human body parts to ward off demons? 2017-06-28T17:28:01.917

4 Who says Abraxas is a prince of hell? 2018-03-20T15:06:38.747

4 Poseidon has two wives when/why/how? 2018-03-28T02:13:54.150

4 How did Homer describe Mycenae? 2018-04-02T15:29:50.460

4 What is the Myth that had Shakespeare inspired to write Romeo and Juliet? 2018-04-18T14:23:04.440