Mythology

For thousands of years people have associated objects in the sky, the Earth, and aspects of their physical world with the gods and goddesses of their cultures. Through these pages, find out about the gods and goddesses of different cultures around the world, and the works of art people have created to give them expression.
This is a list of Egyptian gods and goddesses from Egyptian mythology. The ancient Egyptians worshipped many gods at different times and in different places....
Myths are universal and timeless stories that reflect and shape our lives — they explore our desires, our fears, our longings, and provide narratives that remind us what it means to be human....
The following is a list of gods, goddesses and many other divine and semi-divinefigures from Ancient Greek mythology and Ancient Greek religion Contents....
We have information on all subjects of Greek Mythology, including details on Greek Gods like Zeus, Poseidon and Apollo, Greek Goddesses like Aphrodite, Hera and Athena and Titans like Atlas.

We also feature Greek Myths like the Creation of Man by Prometheus and Greek Heroes like Perseus and Hercules.

In our Greek Mythology Pictures section you can find 1000s of Greek Mythology images, drawings and graphics....
If a hero is properly defined as somebody who does something dangerous to help somebody else, then the heroes of Greek mythology do not qualify. They were a pretty selfish bunch, often with additional antisocial tendencies thrown into the bargain--in other words, not exactly role models for the younger generation of today. But knowing their names and exploits is essential for understanding references in literature and even popular culture today.

So let's recognize and celebrate Hercules and Perseus and the others by their proper dictionary definition: "In mythology and legend, a man or woman, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with great courage and strength, celebrated for his or her bold exploits, and favored by the gods."...