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For questions about Greek mythology and legends from ancient Greece to the present day.
For questions on the myths and religious beliefs of the Norse people, the pre-Christian inhabitants from modern Scandinavia.
For questions about identifying a particular myth based on certain known facts or a basic description of its context, characters and events.
For questions about animals or non-human beings described in folklore and legends, which may or may not be based on actual creatures.
For questions that compare mythology or folklore from multiple cultures.
For questions on the traditional beliefs, customs and stories of a community or culture.
For questions about Roman mythology and legends.
For questions on the myths, legends, and religious beliefs of the people of Ancient Egypt.
For questions about the mythology and folklore behind the creation or existence of a being, object or idea.
For questions about stories and myths of the religion based around Jesus Christ, the son of the Christian God.
For questions about objects in myths that stand for something else in either the myth or the real world, sometimes for teaching a lesson.
For questions on the mythical realm of the dead, typically far underground, where the deceased go after death.
The supreme sky god of Greek mythology.
For questions about Japanese myths and legends.
for questions about history as represented in mythology.
For questions about the place of mythology in history, as opposed to potentially fictional mythological accounts of history.
For questions about Hindu mythology and legends.
For questions relating to the mythology of Sumer, the land of the Sumerians around the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, which was later called Mesopotamia by the Ancient Greeks. See also the [mesopotamia]…
For questions on the mythology and beliefs of the Celtic people, who were once widespread across Europe but now mostly confined to Brittany, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Cornwall. Questions specific t…
For question about Chinese myths and legends.
For questions relating to animals in mythology and folklore, symbolism and iconography.
For questions about Homer, the author of the poems Iliad and Odyssey.
For questions about Hercules, the popular name for the Ancient Greek hero and the son of Zeus, known for completing a series of labors.
For questions on the folklore and myths of Wales.
For questions about the book by Homer about the ten-year travels of Odysseus, a Greek hero, after fighting in the Trojan War.
For questions about the deity in Norse mythology, also known as Woden, who was the king of the Aesir gods.
For questions related to the Old and New Testament. [Disclaimer: Religious subjects are on topic when dealing with the stories and symbols in the bible, but be aware we take a mythographic approach, …
Questions related to the 10 year long war between the Trojans and Achaeans(Greeks).
For questions for the deeper meaning behind a myth, such as a theme or symbolism.
For questions on the mythology and folklore of Ireland.
For questions on shared themes or subjects common to the Abrahamic faiths, i.e. Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Questions looking for a specific text on mythology or folklore.
For questions linked to the area between Tigris and Euphrates, corresponding to modern-day Iraq. See also the sumeria tag.
For questions about myths of the creation of the universe, Earth, and all the things on it.
For questions about beings known to combine human and super-human properties.
For questions about the mythology of the original occupants of North and South America, excluding Europeans and other peoples coming afterwards.