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Why are the Sirens the "muses of Hades"?

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What does Aphrodite’s magical girdle look like?

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

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Did ancient Egypt use the abbreviation IHS for "Isis, Horus, and Seb"?

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

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What is the source of the idea that Medusa was a priestess of Athena?

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Are there parallel universes in any mythology?

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Is there any creature or being with the role of keeping good and evil balanced?

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Does anyone have any mythology-centered novel suggestions? [closed]

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Is there any folklore reference to fairies being divided into Summer and Winter Courts?

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Are there any monkey gods in Africa?

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Could all three Gorgons turn people to stone, or just Medusa?

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Where did the origin of dragons come from?

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Was the moon god Libulan resurrected?

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What does Nausicaa symbolize in the Odyssey?

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What was the Aztec religion's view of virginity?

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Name of Greek mythology about someone killing their parents

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What is the earliest known myth about mermaids?

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Origins of the Chinese Red Egg Tradition

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Are (or have been) goblins ever associated with anti-semitic characteristics?

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Cows adapted to life on a steep hillside

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how/when Jotunheim was created precisely?

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What portals are there in mythologies?

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Are there myths, folklore, tales, or other traditions/tales about monsters regaining their humanity permanently?

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What are the earliest and latest reference of black dog apparitions in folklore?

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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 is the story behind / are the circumstances surrounding the conception of Bastet by Ra and Isis?

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Why was Perse a Nymph and not a Titan like both of her parents?

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What are the rules for constructing a gematria system?

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Why does Perseus carry a sickle instead of a sword?

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Parallels between Hecate and the Devil?

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Why are mermaids naked?

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Myths with people whose eyes can turn yellow?

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Why is Gilgamesh considered to be one-third human and two-third god?

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What is the relationship between the term 'hermit' and the traditions around Hermes and Hermeticism?

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Can mermaids shapeshift and grow human legs to walk on land?

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Are there any accounts of how Hera, Demeter, and/or Hestia conducted themselves in combat?

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What was the consensus on what the world was like around the time of the Titanomachy?

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Why isn’t Lúgh Lámhfhada considered a sun-god?

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Are owls mentioned in Norse Mythology?

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Metis' unborn son

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Was there a Roman festival where people dressed in skins?

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How old were Paris and Achilles at the time of the Trojan War?

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What did Mimir do with Odin's eye?

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Is there a myth about the World Egg in Talmud?

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What is the meaning of Sage in respect of eastern folklore?

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Why does Zielinski's Law exist? Were the poets unable to say "meanwhile"?

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Why is there pain and suffering according to Norse mythology?


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