Mythology, Folklore, and Faerie Tales


Encyclopedia Mythica is an online encyclopedia of  mythology, folklore, and  legend. An excellent starting point for mythology projects.

Myths and Legends  Great set of links that is frequently updated. Besides the General, Gothic Horror, Early Fantasy, and Medieval sections, these links are organized by region and language group. Those groups which produced written accounts of their myths and legends earlier, generally appearing closer to the beginning.

The Mythopoeic Society is a non-profit international literary and educational organization for the study, discussion, and enjoyment of fantasy and mythic literature, especially the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams. Useful links and resources.

The Mythic Realm  The soul of the planet speaks to us through the mythic imagination. Jonathan Young ' s  web pages of mythology, dreams, tales, imagination, archetypes, and the ideas of Joseph Campbell and Carl Jung .

Germanic Myths, Legends, and Sagas provides resources and links to Germanic culture and geography. Archaelogical information, including pictures, is also available as well. Learn about Celts, Anglo - Saxons, and Vikings. Links to Faerie Folklore are also provided.

African Timelines This site from Central Oregon Community College provides extensive links and resources about African culture, history, and geography. Find out about Egyptian religion and the oral literature of Africa.

MYTHOGRAPHY Greek, Roman, and Celtic Mythology and Art.

Mythology and Folklore _ World Cultures

Greek deities

Mythweb  This site is devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology.

Theoi.com A guide to the Ancient Greek Pantheon of Gods (Theoi), Spirits (Daimones) and Monsters (Theres).

Principal  Greek Gods' Family Tree  -  From Edith Hamiltion's Mythology, with clickable links to each god and goddess.

Hercules, Greece's Greatest Hero - Exhibition from the Perseus project, featuring a bio, map, and stories, with images from Greek pottery.

The Internet Sacred Text Archive

The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL)  is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization. The contents include : a search and browse by Title, Author, Genre, or Language , myths, legends, poetry, and philosophy .

THE CAMELOT PROJECT

SIX BALLADS ABOUT KING ARTHUR

"Story of Mac Dathó's Pig,"   one of the best of the Irish sagas

THE HERO MYTH

Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Hundreds of tales and grouped theme and culture,and biographies of fairy tale writers and links to fairy tale texts all over the web.

Grimm Brothers' Home Page

36 versions of Snow White                History of Cinder-Ella                                                               
Marvels & Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies
edited by Donald Haase (Wayne State University)
Journal of Mythic Arts  The Endicott Studio's online publication exploring myth, folklore, fairy tales, and their use in contemporary arts.