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It depends. In high school, I took a Humanities course that covered Graeco-Roman and Norse mythologies. I don't know how common they are, though. You'll get it sometimes in English classes, such as when they cover works that have mythology in them. Finally, language courses will often cover them. I know Latin did, but I'm unaware of what e.g. Chinese or ...


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The Achille's Heel folk motif, i.e. invulnerability except in one spot, is a very common one worldwide. It appears as motif number Z311 in Thompson's Motif-Index of Folk-Literature, where an incomplete list of attestations of the motif is given, ranging from Irish to African folklore, passing through Jewish, Eskimo and Siberian tales. With such widespread ...


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Since the list of avataras are actually perfectly mentioned, I am going to provide few links and to answer the question little bit in details, will also add details on the end of the avatar. 22 Vishnu avatars in chapter 1.3 Four Kumaras (Catursana): the four Sons of god Brahma and exemplified the path of devotion [Ending] These are believed to living still,...


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