Myths are stories having no basis or that are anonymous.
Myths feature supernatural episodes that seek to explain natural phenomena in order to give humans some kind of special perceptions in a more cosmic level. Myths often highlight the concepts of creation, divinity, life and death, religion. Myths also showcase adventures of heroes who are bestowed with superhuman capabilities or godly power.
Mythology is a collection of several or many myths that usually belong to a group of people or culture.
In this connection, mythologies often address the issues of that particular group of people (their history, gods, and ancestry).
In India a different
worldview evolved over four thousand years, with the concepts
responding to various sociocultural phenomena and transforming
with the words of wise men to satisfy the needs of the local population
Movies inspired by mythology
Here you can find the list of mythological movies.
According to the old Greek myths, Jupiter was
the king and father of gods and men. He, with the other
gods, lived high up on Mount Olympus, above the clouds.
He was by far the strongest of the gods. His weapon
was the thunderbolt; for the Greeks believed that the
lightning fl ash was a kind of magic stone, shaped like
a spear or an arrow, which Jupiter threw at his enemies,
or at wrongdoers among men. Th e storm-loving eagle
was Jupiterâs bird, and it carried the thunderbolts in
The mythology of our forefathers, as we know it from Norse mythical
poems and from the records of ancient writers, has not come down to us in
its genuine pagan form. It is extant only in a later form, dating from a period
when its devotees had begun to lose their absolute faith in the older
Here you can find some famous myths from around the world.
Gods and Goddesses
Deities from around the globe, created and depicted in ancient mythologies.
Games inspired by mythological characters
Here you can find a list of games inspired by mythological characters and events.