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I Love Mythology

From Tragic Lovers to Heroic Quests... 2,496 People

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    My favorite mythical creatures are Chimera's and Cerberus....Don't know why. I think I'd like one of those guarding my gates. ;) That's not to say I don't like other mythology....What about the gods and goddesses? ;) Aphrodite is my favorite.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F May 7, 2012

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    I'm Only Joking, She's Satan In A Thong Or We Should Be Friends

    Humor, it makes everyone's life a little easier. It was a wise person indeed who said, "Laughter is the best medicine."Jovial people usually have a large group of friends and those who have the gift of a quick wit rarely make for boring conversation. In turn, people who have...
    H3LLl3OUND H3LLl3OUND 36-40, M Jan 11, 2012

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    Myths And Legends

    You might think I'm boring but i dont care! I do what I like and I love doing what I like. I have been interested in history since childhood. My favorite historic events include battle of troy and Shakesperean era. My mind has always drifted in the past because all these things...
    HelenParis HelenParis 22-25 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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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

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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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    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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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 16-18, M 1 Response Jan 5, 2008

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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 4 Responses Dec 25, 2012

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    Chapter 1: Loki Meets Alana

    ( After what happened in NewYork, Loki has been banished and sent to Midgard (earth) ) "What am I going to do now? I'm stuck here in Midgard... -He looks down at his arm- "Damn, This is a really bad gash, I might need to go to the hospital. -Loki signals a cab and gets in...
    AlanaLaufeyson AlanaLaufeyson 18-21, F Oct 2, 2013

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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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    JoannaMisca JoannaMisca 22-25, F Feb 3

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    SavedByBands SavedByBands 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 28

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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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    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

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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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    thelastfirstchoice thelastfirstchoice 13-15, F Sep 25

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    The Cintamani Stone Most people are familiar

    with the concept of the Philosopher’s Stone, but few have heard of the Cintamani Stone. Said to be lost somewhere in Southeast Asia, the stone is the Oriental equivalent of the Philosopher’s Stone. The stone is thought to be a relic of Buddha, and is able to grant wishes...
    TheShalottLady TheShalottLady 61-65, F 1 Response Sep 28

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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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    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 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 2007

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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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    Stories

    Every good idea has bleating sheep that follow along like lemmings,while those free thinkers who agree with it but, continue to questionand search for truth, are labeled heretics or worse.It happens toevery epiphany that becomes bigger than its originator.Fact getsstrewn together...
    H3LLl3OUND H3LLl3OUND 36-40, M Jan 11, 2012

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    Solgrid Solgrid 26-30, M Feb 12

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    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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    A Fun Pastime

    A elementary teacher got me started and I've been enjoying learning about ancient stories and tales ever since. I just find it interesting to learn all kinds of things about different cultures and beliefs from way back when.
    NoEh NoEh 22-25 Aug 21, 2009

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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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    Lovlely Girl

    nan college student enakku sexla intresed ennoda sexya irukka girl venum
    vamanan vamanan 18-21 Jul 3, 2012

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    Moon Goddess!

    Well, my favorite myth and greek gawd or goddess would happened to be Artemis! I don't know I love the name...its unique and beautiful. And plus, she has a twin brother of course, Apollo which I adore that name too! =] History kicks ***!!
    Monsterbunny17 Monsterbunny17 18-21, F Jun 28, 2012

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    Who?

    Who is the better hero? ACHILLES or HECTOR? Homer illustrated two great characters in his poem. They both are strong, brave, and noble but is also the opposite of each other. There is no doubt that Achilles is far better than Hector when it comes to fighting. Let's also say that...
    CurlyCurlyKerlash CurlyCurlyKerlash 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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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 2 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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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

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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

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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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    Most. Kali spooks me.

    But some are cool.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 8

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    A Massive Fan Of Mythology

    I love mythology and the legends that it entails. As a child, I've always loved Greek mythology. The Minotaur is still one of my all-time favourite creatures, and as I've grown up over the years, my knowledge has expanded quite exponentially and I know now a significant amount of...
    DrgnLord92 DrgnLord92 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2010

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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 7 Responses Jul 2

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    Myths Are Similar

    Egyptian Mythology is not very well known by people today. Although decedents of the Egyptians know little about their ancestors. The Egyptian Gods are the same Gods as Greek, Roman, and Norse. Understand that if you compare them you will notice that they are different in many...
    Rebeccaloves Rebeccaloves 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2013

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    Monsters

    "Most of the monsters... are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own. " - Laurell K. Hamilton  
    RedDust RedDust 41-45, F Dec 3, 2012

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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...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F Jul 17

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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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    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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    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 36-40, F 6 Responses May 16, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I am a huge fan of the Heros Of Olympus series! I love Greek Mythology, and how Rick Riorden incorporates the modern world into the ancient world. Blood of Olympus is the latest...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    This is one of the greatest validated early texts that we have.It shows a beautiful style including the use of repetition that was also a big part of the epic of Gilgamesh&other...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek 26-30, F Oct 9

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    If I speak in the languages of angels and of men, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 15 hrs ago

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    I am in love. Not the kind of "in love" you read about or see on television. I don't want to grow old with this, nor am I monogynous to this love, but it counts just the same. I...
    megalegaloo megalegaloo 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I love my kids more than anybody I could ever love!! My sons are 8 and 6 and a daughter on the way in a few weeks, days, minutes, hours who knows lol...I had them when I was 17 and...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    This is for all in doubt, that love, is a heavenly cloud, Frustration, anger, left back faceless, fist fight the angel's might, scratch and crawl, These punitive clause, all pent...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hi everyone. I haven't posted an experience in a very long time, and I feel a great need to talk about the concept of love. Here's a little note about me so you can understand...
    ForeverSmiling ForeverSmiling 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Love is hard to understand. Many people have different interpretations of love. Love is nothing without trust. Trusting someone completely is love, not having any doubts because...
    cutieasiany cutieasiany 18-21, F 41 mins ago

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    I've had a few relationships, but only two of the girls I dated I ended up falling on love with. The first was my first love (a bit obvious). The second was my recent ex. I trusted...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    We could spend all night debating what love is. Some people will say I was too young to have been in true love. Some might argue it was a glorified lust. But I firmly believe it...
    asnplaysrugby asnplaysrugby 22-25, M 9 hrs ago

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    Love is always there. It comes and goes, somedays it's stronger than others. Love is still there when you think all is lost and your heart is closed. Give it time...be patient...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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