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...
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...
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 ...
Serer religion
The Serer religion, or a ƭat Roog ("the way of the Divine") is the original religious beliefs, practices and teachings of the Serer people of Senegal in western Africa. The Serer people believe in a u...
Ork (folklore)
The ork is a demon of Tyrol alpine folklore. He lives on mountains, Almen, rock holes, or valleys. It warns the noble game of hunters, or can be savage and bring geisser to the cattle. It was feared l...
Sarimanok
The Sarimanok is a legendary bird of the Maranao people who originate from Mindanao, a major island in the Philippines. It comes from the words "sari" and "manok." "Sari" means cloth or garment, which...
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, ...
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 ...
Griffin
The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; Latin: gryphus) is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head ...
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:
Turkic mythology
Turkic mythology embraces Tengriist and Shamanist traditions as well as all cultural and social subjects being a nomad folk. Later, especially after Turkic migration some of the myths were decorated w...
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...
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...
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...
Germanic mythology
Germanic mythology is the myths associated with historical Germanic paganism, including Norse mythology, Anglo-Saxon mythology, Continental Germanic mythology, and other versions of the mythologies of...
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.