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When and how did the Greek mythos transfer to the Romans?

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Why do some Asian dragons have fur (or hair)?

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Where did the Roman gods live?

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Are there any myths we can plausibly trace back to a common Proto-Indo-European ancestor?

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Are Kitsune and Huli jing the same?

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Were Romulus and Remus real people?

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What is the Norse equivalent to the Great Flood?

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Status of Euhemerus theory on Zeus

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Why is it so bad to be born in the Year of the Fire Horse?

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Was there a cult of Hercules in Germania?

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How did the Monkey King (Sun Wukong) go from fictional character to religious icon?

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How was Guan Yu deified?

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In what Native American myth does the Sun stand still?

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Was there any figure considered to be evil in iron age Celtic paganism religion of England?

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Was Hermes Trismegistus a historical figure?

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In the Odyssey, why didn't Penelope simply turn away her suitors?

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Do we know of the existence of Japanese mythological texts that predate the Kojiki?

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Who is the Chinese supreme god?

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Why was Amaterasu so angered by the flayed horse that Susanoo threw at her?

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How did the seasons change, according to the Romans?

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Why isn't Loeg disabled by Macha's curse?

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What treasure was made by famous mortal men, who we know by name, in Greek mythology?

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How accurate is the depiction of the Jade Emperor in "Journey to the West"?

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Does the "Ship of Theseus" have a name?

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Is the Cumaean Sybil known by any other name?

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What did Achilles look like?

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Why is Dante’s Odysseus different from Homer’s?

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In Norse mythology, is there a reference to a stone/rock place, entity, object?

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Arthurian legend English and French sources

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Is there a Maori legend about a demon's heart at the bottom of a lake?