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  Mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word mythology (Greek: μυθολογία, from μυθος mythos, a story or legend, and λογος logos, an account or speech) literally means the (oral) retelling of myths – stories that a particular culture believes to be true and that use supernatural events or characters to explain the nature of the universe and humanity.
In modern usage, mythology is either the body of myths from a particular culture or religion (as in Greek mythology, Egyptian mythology or Norse mythology) or the branch of knowledge dealing with the collection, study and interpretation of myths.
For the purposes of this article, therefore, the word mythology is used to refer to stories that, while they may or may not be strictly factual, reveal fundamental truths and insights about human nature, often through the use of archetypes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mythology   (2676 words)

  
 Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The term is most often used this sense to describe religions founded by societies such as Roman mythology Greek mythology and Norse mythology which were nearly extinct at one However it is important to keep in that while some view the Norse and pantheons as mere fable others hold them as a religion (See Neopaganism).
For the purposes of this article therefore use the word "mythology" to refer to that while they may or may not strictly factual reveal fundamental truths and insights human nature often through the use of archetypes.
Mythology is alive and well in the age through urban legends scientific mythology and many other ways.
www.freeglossary.com /Mythology   (1333 words)

  
 Mythology - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
However, as Lucien Lévy-Bruhl puts it, "The primitive mentality is a condition of the human mind, and not a stage in its historical development." Most often the term refers specifically to ancient tales from very old cultures, such as Greek mythology or Roman mythology.
While in common usage of "myth", the word originally meant something false or dubious (nearly all dictionaries include this definition), "myth" does not always imply that a story is either objectively false or true, it rather refers to a spiritual, psychological or symbolical notion of truth unrelated to materialist or objectivist notions.
One can speak of a Jewish mythology, a Christian mythology, or an Islamic mythology, in which one describes the mythic elements within these faiths without speaking to the veracity of the faith's tenets or claims about its history.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Mythology   (2431 words)

  
 List of reference tables
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.starrepublic.org /encyclopedia/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1037 words)

  
 Christianity and Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Myth, broadly speaking, is a form of traditionary error; and while the definition of mythology turns upon the recognition of the special form, the bane of the science has been the more or less complete isolation of it in thought from all the other forms.
Thus mytho­logy is poised on a single stem, where inductive research shows it to have had many; and where in particular the study of animal life, which Mr.
Thus again the science of Mythology, which is the basis of the science of Hierology, is confronted by a principle of schism, as the result of a great thinker's determination to shape the doctrine of evolution in terms of his own specific thought, to the exclusion or subordination of other men's discoveries.
phoenixandturtle.net /excerptmill/robertsonF.htm   (9861 words)

  
 Mythology - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Mythology is the study of myths: stories of a particular culture that it believes to be true and that feature a specific religious or belief system.
The term is most often used in this sense to describe religions founded by ancient societies, such as Roman mythology, Greek mythology, and Norse mythology, belief in which is nearly extinct.
However, it is important to keep in mind that while some view the Norse and Celtic pantheons as mere fable, others hold them as a religion, though the modern versions of these beliefs usually have little to no resemblence to the originals (see Neopaganism).
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php/Mythology   (1016 words)

  
 List of reference tables - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
List of city nicknames (with a separate list of city nicknames in the United States)
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by court composition
List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States by seat
en.wikilib.org /wiki/List_of_reference_tables   (946 words)

  
 List of Games from Gameinfowire.com: Search by Game Title
Age of Mythology™ transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men.
In Age of Mythology, players wage war using human armies and diplomacy, progress through development ages, enhance military and economic performa...
Age of Mythology: The Titans adds a fourth culture, the Atlanteans, to the existing Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythologies.
www.gameinfowire.com /game_list.asp?tid=9   (986 words)

  
 Mexican American Folklore | Bolivar Estado Folklore | Beratung Tanzer In Folklore | Cancionero Folklore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Understanding the continued growth of online commerce mexican american folklore small business as well as major corporations continue to expand their Internet businesses A real advantage that comes with a success Internet option gives animal folklore stores have over large shopping mall ghost stories folklore establishments is the greatly reduced costs of running their business..
With the continued growth and expansion of the Internet sami folklore online help and advice can't be beaten An important strategic advantage that online gnome folklore traders have over their traditional mexican american folklore organizations is the ability to move and adjust to changing demands in the community.
When we engineered this project we knew that we would not be lacking in providing you the finest places on the net for folklore concepto, we believe we have achieved that.
www.cudi.info /mexican-american-folklore.htm   (405 words)

  
 Irish Mythology from Moytura's Irish Bookshop
The names of the authors, contributors and illustrators have all been linked to more of their work on each page as well as being listed on our authors' page.
The Celts made both wild and domesticated species the focus of elaborate rituals as well as the basis of profound religious beliefs.
N enthralling anthology of Irish legends and tales of the occult is composed of three classic collections--"The Celtic Twilight, The Secret Rose", and "Stories of Red Hanrahan"--and reflects Ireland's greatest poet's deep and abiding interest in preserving and celebrating Irish history and culture.
www.moytura.com /irishbooks/mythology1.htm   (1159 words)

  
 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
Buddhist mythology - Bon mythology (pre-Buddhist Tibetan mythology) - Chinese mythology - Hindu mythology - Japanese mythology (mainstream) - Japanese mythology (Hotuma version) - Korean mythology - Turkic mythology
Encyclopedia Mythica (http://www.pantheon.org/mythica.html) Comprehensive encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend; covers deities, heroes and mythical beasts.
Godchecker (http://www.godchecker.com) Easy-to-use searchable encyclopedia of gods and goddesses from around the world; currently has over 1,600 gods listed, including many obscure deities.
www.irelandinformationguide.com /Mythology   (940 words)

  
 Mythology - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Arab mythology (pre-Islamic) - Christian mythology - Islamic mythology - Jewish mythology - Sumerian mythology
Shop and compare great deals on Mythology and millions of other products.
Read about mythology in the free online encyclopedia and dictionary.
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/m/my/mythology.html   (1012 words)

  
 Mythology - Gurupedia
Greek mythology, and Norse mythology, which were nearly extinct at one time.
Polish mythology - Roman mythology - Romanian mythology - Sardinian mythology - Slavic mythology - Tatar mythology
Salish mythology - Seneca mythology - Tsimshian mythology -
www.gurupedia.com /m/my/mythology.htm   (1049 words)

  
 Tomfolio.com: Folklore and Mythology, Folklore Studies
Folklore Studies Trade PB; 10th Printing Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
Folklore Studies Trade PB Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
Folklore Studies Trade PB; 2nd Printing Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
www.tomfolio.com /bookssub.asp?subid=202   (2360 words)

  
 Folklore, Myths and Legends
There are days when something special is about to happen, and you want an extra boost to make things turn out perfectly.
(Myths are different from folklore in that folk tales are generally more entertaining and believable.) If you like any type of mythology, these are the places to hang out and discuss the who, what, when, where and how-high-did-he-jump aspects of this entertaining and telling area of human culture.
For example, in the druid tradition, the birch tree is associated with the herald of new beginnings, while the rowan tree protects one's house from lightning.
www.harley.com /yp/categories/folkloremythsandlegends/items.html   (2881 words)

  
 DixieDining.com :: Folklore & History
There are generally considered to be four types of barbeque in the country and they, by and large, are broken down by the type of sauce use in basting and also as a finish sauce, used when the barbeque is being served.
The third type of sauce found in South Carolina, in terms of the evolution of sauces, is Light Tomato sauce.
Even specialized local cuisine with indentifiable European roots, such as French cooking in Louisiana, have been heavily influenced by Afro-American taste in such things as the heavy use of red pepper and the creation of dishes like gumbo based on ingredients, such as okra, that came from Africa.
www.dixiedining.com /folklore.htm   (7361 words)

  
 List of reference tables - Gurupedia
List of mountains on Io List of craters on Mars
List of windmills: UK List of watermills: UK List of the world's tallest structures
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council and House of Lords cases
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.htm   (1148 words)

  
 Arthurian Booklist (rec.arts.books)
Classical mythology and Arthurian romance; a study of the sources of Chrestien de Toryes' "Yvain" and other Arthurian romances, by Charles Bertram Lewis.
The first listed, the "short" or "non-cyclic prose Lancelot," is a very interesting point in the development of the legend: Lancelot is not yet involved in the Grail quest (indeed, it is implied that it has already occurred by the time he comes to King Arthur's court).
In addition, the tale is steeped in Celtic mythology and part of the fun is matching characters back to specific myths and legends.
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/books/arthurian.html   (9399 words)

  
 gardening folklore
When choosing your plants pay attention to the type of climate, amount of sunshine and space requirements for the plant.
In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day.
Alberta folklore: Prepare for a hard winter when there is an unusually large crop of nuts or acorns...
www.gardensmarten2.com /4/gardening-folklore.html   (1715 words)

  
 Mythology
For the 1942 book Mythology, see the article on its author, Edith Hamilton.'' ---- Mythology is the study of myths: stories of a particular culture that it believes to be true and that feature a specific religious or belief system.
: Aboriginal mythology (natives of Australia) - Melanesian mythology - Micronesian mythology - Polynesian mythology
: Aztec mythology - Incan mythology - Guarani mythology - Haitian mythology - Maya mythology - Olmec mythology - Toltec mythology
mythology.ask.dyndns.dk   (1042 words)

  
 Complete Flatland Books List
Special emphasis on the Desert Storm as an illegal act, the inside story on Serbian aggression, as instigated by the royals.
They have a special web page devoted to the document's spurious origins, but they say not one word about how said spurious document ended up in the Archives in the first place, nor how many other fake documents are on file as well.
Jerome Clark on the prehistory of the UFO abduction phenomena in folklore; an analysis of the 1998 Roper Poll survey on abductions; George Adamski's 1959 world tour; synchronicity in paranormal phenomena; the Socorro UFO case; the Aztec crash of 1949; paperback
www.flatlandbooks.com /cataloglist.html   (14517 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Internet resources by type
Listing of online projects which explore some of the properties and possibilities of the Web, such as interactivity, motion and sound.
For each association there is a listing of the major (and important minor) primary ore minerals, alteration products and gangue, typical textures, a brief discussion of the geology of the association and a list of references.
Collection of text and photographs describing phenomena found within four different types of cave; sea caves, lava tube caves, erosional caves, and solution caves which are dissolved from limestone by acidic water.
bubl.ac.uk /link/types/images.htm   (6705 words)

  
 The Circle of the Dragon: History: Dragon Types
In Mexican mythology, the Quetzalcoatl, one of the famed Amphipteres, flies overhead and appears as a shimmering serpent.
They are made up of several different species, and each species contributes a piece of the dragon.
Furthermore, the dragon is a symbol of balance, as the dragon had a total number of one hundred and seventeen scales, with a specific balance of yin and yang scales.
www.blackdrago.com /types.htm   (1299 words)

  
 Tim Sheppard's Storytelling Resources for Storytellers: Links
The names listed were used for clowns in various countries, but the other site gives explanations, which helps since some of these names were used more for entertainers of other kinds.
Huge but not annotated, this list is of theoretical books on analysis and counseling about the internal narratives that people develop to explain their lives and roles to themselves and others.
Lists of books that deal with the analysis of fairy or folk tales, from literary as well as psychological traditions, in the categories of: General, Psychoanalytic, Feminist, Literary, Youth, Aged/Elderly, Specific Cultures, Bibliographies.
www.timsheppard.co.uk /story/tellinglinks.html   (14409 words)

  
 Librarians' Internet Index: http://lii.org/search?query=Mythology;searchtype=subject
The alphabetical listing is by author, country of origin, and categories (such as frog kings and princes, human sacrifice, multiple birth, nightmares, werewolf and witchcraft legends, and Aarne-Thompson categories).
Also included is the "Illustrated Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology," which contains detailed definitions and cross references from the Latin names of the deities, and lesson plans.
Searchable by country, type of tree, or category (such as humorous stories, parables, myths, scary stories).
lii.org /search?query=Mythology;searchtype=subject   (1394 words)

  
 The Internet International Directory: R   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This mailing list is an international forum for discussions and exchanging information regarding Buddhism, and for announcements of Buddhist-related events.
List members may or may not be Buddhist adherents, and it is a multilingual list.
This list is for the systematic study of the history, ideology, beliefs, and values of Islam from its founding in 622 A.D. to the present.
www.fos.ut.ac.ir /text/links/home/inter/Internet/HTML/r1.htm   (3083 words)

  
 The Bloomfield Public Library Homework Help
Nobel Prizes Comprehensive historical list of winners in all categories.
World Rulers Heads of State listed alphabetically by country and by international organization.
Lists rulers primarily from the beginning of the 20th Century or the start of independent rule; some countries have more historical listings.
www.bloomfieldtwpnj.com /library/homework.html   (1056 words)

  
 Archive of fictional things   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
Due to the length of this archive, some things have been listed in multiple places for ease of reference.
List of gay, lesbian, or bisexual figures in fiction and myth
www.info-pedia.net /about/archive_of_fictional_things   (324 words)

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