Explore World Mythology
The table below provides links to similar gods and goddesses in the Greek and Roman pantheons. ...Read more
Visit the links to learn about the myths of West Africa related to objects in the sky, and ...Read more
Explore myths from Amazonia about the Sun and Moon. ...Read more
Learn about Aztec myths related to the Solar System and stars. ...Read more
For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was a Sun god. The underworld god Balor was ...Read more
Explore folklore from China about the Sun, Moon, and Creation. ...Read more
Visit the links to learn about ancient Egyptian myths related to objects in the sky, the Earth, ...Read more
Learn about Hindu myths related to the sky, the Solar System, and the stars. ...Read more
Visit the links to learn about Inca myths related to objects in the sky and the Earth. Back ...Read more
Learn about the ways traditional Inuit culture has viewed the Sun, Moon, and Earth. ...Read more
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Did you know?
Did you know that the Maya believed that the Earth was flat, and that there was a jaguar called a bacab
in each corner that supported the sky?
Did you know that the Roman god, Neptune, was not only the god of the sea, but also of earthquakes?
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Geologists have learned that a magnitude-8.1 earthquake and tsunami that killed 192 people on September 29, 2009 in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga was in fact a triple-whammy. The 8.1 "great earthquake"...Read more