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...
Mythology of Oceania
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 ...
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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, ...
Crocodylus suchus
The West African crocodile or desert crocodile (Crocodylus suchus) is a species of crocodile related to – and often confused with – the Nile crocodile (C. niloticus).
The species was named by Étie...
Crocodylus suchus - Wikipedia
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 ...
Inca mythology - Wikipedia
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...
Turkic mythology - Wikipedia
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...
Sami shamanism - Wikipedia
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...
Hug (folklore)
In Scandinavian mythology, the hug refers to an individual's mental life, in some contrast to the soul, a term which carries more spiritual connotations. "Hug" is the Norwegian term; the Danish term i...
Wind Horse
The wind horse is an allegory for the human soul in the shamanistic tradition of East Asia and Central Asia. In Tibetan Buddhism, it was included as the pivotal element in the center of the four anima...
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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.