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Are myths related to and comparable to Draupadi found in other culture's myths also?

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Did Helen and Stentor have voice-related "super-powers"?

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Are there any non-European versions of "Elves" in Indian/Persian/Arabic/Chinese/Meso-American folklore/fairy tales?

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Help! Looking for a list of bird-human hybrids in mythology

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Was there a Mythological Being Who had His Eyes Removed and Separated?

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What gender was the Midgard Serpent Jormungand?

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Did Chang'e (嫦娥) and Ne Zha (哪吒) ever interact?

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Parallels between Hecate and the Devil?

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Could Japanese Oni integrate into human civilization?

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Who is Crite of Chaldea?

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Is there a folklore belief that the spirit of a wolf comes back to avenge its death?

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What cultural significance and symbolism lie behind the ancestor figures in Osage Native American afterlife beliefs?

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Is there support for the theory that the Mayan deity Chac represents an elephant?

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Where can I find a detailed description of the Akuma?

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Which Mesopotamian gods had sacred numbers?

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What God or Gods matches up the most with being the "God of Fortresses" mentioned in the Bible in Daniel 11:38?

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Vishwamitra common link Ramayan and Mahabharata

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How old was Merlin when he died?

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So does Lucifer actually have three heads or is this metaphorically speaking? [duplicate]

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What was the area of Koschei's sleeping/petrification spell?

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Miniature with man falling into a chasm and a camel—what is the myth being depicted here?

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How did the Trojans get Aphrodite's Veil in the first place?

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Why was Odin afraid that his ravens would not return back to him?

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How were eclipses explained in Egyptian mythology?

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How many gods were there in olympus?

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Why would slaves be sacrificed after their master's death?

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How was it decided which warriors would go to Fólkvangr and which to Valhalla?

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Who gave Hermes his winged shoes?

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Is there any reason that Chiron and Charon have such similar names?

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Was Loki originally a fire god?

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Why was it a good thing that hope remained in Pandora's box?

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Why were there exactly 12 main Olympian Gods?

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How did the animosity between Loki and Heimdal start?

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Was Artemis a lesbian?

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Where are there female centaurs in mythology?

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Was the moon god Libulan resurrected?

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Are there official terms in any cultures for vampire hideouts?

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Was Zagreus more well known in ancient Greece?

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Zeus' Lightning Bolt

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How did ancient cultures like Ancient Egypt justify having "non-month" days to adjust for their inaccurate calendar day count?

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Is Chronos Kronos?

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Is there a Donkeyskin variant that involves a tunneling magic bed?

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Origin of Folk-Belief that the Faithful Dead become Angels

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What concepts exist to describe how motifs change from time and place

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When and how did gigantic size become an attribute of the Titans?

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Why is Lucifer three-faced?

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Where did OSP Red's idea of the leader of the Wild Hunt being a "dead nobleman named Hackleburg or Hacklebaran" come from?

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Why is silver in particular effective against dark creatures like vampires?


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