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I Love Mythology

From Tragic Lovers to Heroic Quests... 3,000 People

    My Strangest Guides

      I was born and raised in a state that didn't have no other belief than Christianity while anything stepping outside the norms was unacceptable. When you went to the public library, they had the Bible along with a few books on cryptids but you could not find any other...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 16, 2009

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    When my sisters and I were young my father,

    being very proud of all things English would tell us stories about the Angles, Saxons and Jutes. And now he is dying, he spends his time on these old stories again. He would talk to us about how they carved kingdoms out of Britain, their legends, heros and pagan gods. He would...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 15, 2015

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    Every kind; Greek, Celtic,

    Norse, Hindi, etc. I love boogeyman and moral stories from every culture. I can't help it! :)
    SeanaO SeanaO 22-25, F 11 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    It Gives Me Inspiration

    A lot of inspiration for what I write comes from traditional mythology.  I was brought up reading myths and legends from other cultures - from the Twelve Labours of Heracles to Anansi the Spider.  I'm so happy that my father fostered an interest in mythology in my...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2008

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    Tragic Lovers

    HERO & LEANDER Hero & Leander met and fell in love.... Hero was a priestess of Aphrodite, and with her religious calling she was forbidden to marry her love. They kept their affair a secret and Leander swam the channel to Hero each night guided by a light she kept in...
    caroli9 caroli9 41-45, F 1 Response May 16, 2007

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    They're fascinating, I love all of them,

    the Norse, Greek, Japanese, Egyptian, Indian, Arabian, etc...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2015

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    They Say That Storytellers Are Always Telling the Same Eight Stories...

    ... That there are eight, archetypical tales that show up in every culture, in some form or another. Mildly hard for me to believe, when I consider all of the stories out there, but it makes sense. Every culture has their Hercules, their Beowulf, their Raven of Navajo legend and...
    MonstrousScholar MonstrousScholar 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 5, 2008

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    Solgrid Solgrid 26-30, M Feb 12, 2014

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    I've always been captivated by mythology

    and ancient stories. I think it's the concept of these almighty, all powerful beings and how they acted always staggered me. It was the questioning of what these all powerful creatures did and what they could do that always fascinated me. So much so that I have recently finished...
    shadowpuppet1 shadowpuppet1 22-25, M Jan 18

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    http://www.ghosttheory.

    com/2015/10/03/late-shift-nurses-share-their-spooky-encounters spooky
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F Oct 4, 2015

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    Here Is Practical Explanation About Next Life, Purpose Of Human Life, Philosophical/Religious Facts, Theories Etc.

    ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you...
    Haribol2332 Haribol2332 22-25, M Nov 25, 2013

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    Two Mythologies

    One of the first two experience groups I wished to create here were "I Love Egyptian Mythology" and "I Love Ojibwa Mythology." I saw, however, that a general mythology group already existed; and, seeing as I doubted that there would be a great many other...
    tehuti88 tehuti88 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 1, 2007

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    JoannaMisca JoannaMisca 22-25, F Feb 3, 2014

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    Prometheus, Creating Life?

    Prometheus was a Cyclops who was very smart. Zeus admired his wisdom and allowed Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus to create humans and animals. Epimetheus was not as smart as his brother so all he had to give was protection for animals like, fur, wings, and shells. Later...
    Rebeccaloves Rebeccaloves 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    Mythology is so cool!

    I love the stories and myths and just the culture <3
    secretlyfelix secretlyfelix 18-21 1 Response Jan 1, 2014

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    Who is the greatest: Brahma,

    Vishnu or Shiva? Our Indian trinity is composed of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Brahma is the Creator, Vishnu is the Preserver and Shiva is the Transformer. According to some, Shiva is the Destroyer, but we say Transformer. Once it happened that pride entered into Brahma. He said...
    mvrck422 mvrck422 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2015

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    my deepest attachment into mythology is Greek

    and Roman, when the oracle sat on mount olympus n inhaled toxic fumes from the volcanic vault beneath her, where the prophesies about the future....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 3, 2015

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    SavedByBands SavedByBands 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 28, 2014

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    Athena!

    Anyone read about Athena!? She's my fav. goddess!
    kallindo kallindo 26-30, M 7 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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    One of my favorite stories of all time is The

    Lay of Thrym. The mighty Thor wearing a dress, haha!
    BadTasteInc BadTasteInc 22-25, M May 10, 2015

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    I took a quiz : what kind of mythological

    creature are you - and I got : Locopala Elephant The Locopala Elephants were eight elephants from Hindu belief that held the world on their backs. They are also famous for featuring in the books by Terry Pratchett, whose Discworld was held up by these elephants. They are good...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F Nov 19, 2014

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    I truly love that. Specially the greek myths.

    I could immerse myself in a book about that for hours, days if I'm not doing anything. My books looks so old and wrinkled and dog-eared after only a few days of purchasing them because I keep reading them over and over again haha
    1terrencep 1terrencep 18-21, M Jul 24, 2014

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    what is your favorite kind of mythological

    creature when it comes to Attribute? Aquatic? Cave Dweller? Celestial? Domestic? Flying? Forest Dweller? Giant? Hellish? Heraldic? Humanoid? Mount? Mountain Dweller? Reptilian? Rural? Seductive? Sorcery/medicinal? Undead?
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F Nov 21, 2014

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    it's only funny because of how this one guy

    said it. But the story of Pasiphae, and how she had sex with the Cretan bull. Here's the quote: So Poseidon says, "Hey Pasiphae. You know what sounds good right now? Bull penis." lmao Myth made simple.
    UniqueDLP UniqueDLP 26-30, M May 10, 2015

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    One of my favorite myths comes from Plato's

    "Symposium" in which Aristophanes explains the origin of soul mates. It describes humans as originally having been dual-faced, four-armed, four-legged creatures that were split in half by Zeus, who feared their strength. The resulting halves would ache and long for their other...
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    lachrymosejessa lachrymosejessa 16-17, F Apr 20, 2015

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    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    HERMAPHRODITOS

    Hermaphroditos was the offspring of the God Hermes and Aphrodite the Goddess of love....Hermaphroditos a handsome boy, caught the attention of a lovely water nymph.  When the young Hermaphroditos ignored her attentions, she prayed to the gods that she might be...
    caroli9 caroli9 41-45, F 6 Responses May 16, 2007

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    The Archetypes And My Meeting With The Dark Lord

    "An archetype is a universally understood symbol, term, statement, or pattern of behavior, a prototype upon which others are copied, patterned, or emulated. Archetypes are often used in myths and storytelling across different cultures." The term archetype as used in modern...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M Dec 25, 2012

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    Greek mythology is my favourite im thinking of

    choosing it for my GCSEs 😃I'm kinda a nerd wen it comes to it haha don't judge
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F Jul 31, 2014

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    Mythology is just fantastic

    and it plays a vital role in shaping my imagination. I've read Greek mythology when I was a kid and instantly became hooked! As a kid, hearing stories from other places and cultures is like being given a special treasure or toy. It keeps my imagination healthy without me, ever...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F Jul 17, 2014

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    I grew up in India, so I've been surrounded by

    myths and legends all my life. Lately I've been learning a lot about how a lot of cultures have a lot if beliefs in common. It's fascinating.
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F Dec 2, 2013

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    A Basque Story About The Devil.

    I wanted to bring something to this group. But I do not think I can say anything new about Classical, Celtic or Germanic mythology, so I decide to tell a short story of my own country. The common name of the devil in the Basque language is Etsai (enemy). Another interesting name...
    Xatu Xatu 51-55, M Sep 13, 2011

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    You know, many people love mythology,

    but many people also don't know exactly how many creatures are out there. some people think : oh, there's fairies, dwarves, dragons, werewolves, vampires, giants, unicorns, etc. but there isn't just one kind. there isn't one kind of fairy, or dwarf or dragon or anything. On...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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    I have a slightly unhealthy obsession with

    world Mythology. It is just amazing to get lost in the world of what could have been and even more fun to find many similarities among the different cultures. I've spent a great amount of time piercing together stories from around the world, and wonder if these similarities...
    lostsoul84 lostsoul84 26-30, F Jan 7, 2015

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    It's called mythology

    because of the Christians, but in truth it is folklore. I'm Norse, so my attention is drawn to Asgard, Vanaheim, Valhalla and the Ragnarok, all the truth about Yggdrasil. I'm not interested in some obscure Jewish man who is said to have made promises to his followers at his...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 8 Responses Jul 2, 2014

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    Mythology Is a Subject Every O...

    Mythology is a subject every one should know because nearly every day some body will say something about a mythological creature or gods. Or will quote something. Instead of math I would've gladly taken Mythology in its place.  For me it was taught  in 8th grade. Who's...
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2007

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    Impress me? I love Greek

    and Egyptian gods 😍😍
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 14, 2015

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    I'm shocked and appalled at the white

    supremacists using German/Scandinavian pagan symbols as decorations for there hate flags. I'm researching Anglo Saxon and Norse mythology with my Father and found that beyond the symbology the Nazis hijacked the Tiwaz rune and others now appear on racist groups motifs. This is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 16, 2015

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    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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    Prince Five Weapons And The Ogre

    "Prince Five-weapons, snared five times, stuck fast in five places, dangled from the ogre's body. But for all that, he was unafraid, undaunted. As for the ogre, he thought: "This is some lion of a man, some man of noble birth—no mere man! For although he has been caught by an...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2012

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    I don't know if it's considered mythology

    as well... But I loved The Epic of Gilgamesh!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 6, 2015

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    The Nine Muses

    I believe there are a few women on this planet who has assistance from these muses. The Nine Muses were Greek goddesses who ruled over the arts and sciences and offered inspiration in those subjects. They were the daughters of Zeus, lord of all gods, and Mnemosyne, who...
    Rebeccaloves Rebeccaloves 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2013

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    Grandmother Earth Is Sleeping

    Once upon a time a long long time ago, grandmother earth lay sleeping. This was not an uncommon thing then, even as it is not uncommon now, snuggled under a blanket of snow, and snoring happily away. Now way back then, grandmother wasn’t always honest. She had a way of taking...
    theologian theologian 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    This Sunday I was informed that my cousin who has been battling cancer for almost 15 years passed away at the very very young age of 20. She got to graduate high school, learned...
    PandaaMee PandaaMee 22-25, F 10 mins ago

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