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...
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, ...
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:
Georgian mythology
Georgian mythology refers to the mythology of pre-Christian Georgians.Georgian myths and legends are preserved mainly as popular tales. Many of them have eventually fused with Christian legends after...
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...
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...
Seventh son of a seventh son
The seventh son of a seventh son is a concept from folklore regarding special powers given to, or held by, such a son. The seventh son must come from an unbroken line with no female children born betw...
Seventh son of a seventh son - Wikipedia
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...
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...
Xucau
Xucau was the supreme god of the Ossetians, who ruled over all the heavenly spirits.
Xamaba
Xamaba is the supreme being of the Heikum of South Africa. Creator of all things, including humanity, he is a benevolent figure who is invoked for help when ill and when traveling. and is said to pro...
Mythology of the Caucasus
For the mythologies and folklore of the various peoples of the Caucasus region see the following pages: