Mythology or Folklore

Introduction to mythology and/or folklore and its role in literature and culture.

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The Internet Classics Archive
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This site includes a collection of public domain texts, mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.

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Literature
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Reading
Author:
Daniel C. Stevenson
Date Added:
07/30/2019
Mythology Course Readings
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ENG 241 Mythology

Chapter readings for:
Unit 1: Creation
- Types of Creation Myths
- Maya Myths
- Norse Myths
- Roman/ Greek Myths
- Indian Myths
Unit 2: Myths of the Great and Vengeful Goddesses
- Maya Myth
- Norse Myth
- Roman Myth
- Indian Myth
- Babylonian Myth
- North America - Lakota
Unit 3: Heroes in the Underworld
- Maya Myth
- Norse Myth
- Roman Myth
- Indian Myth
- Babylonian Myth
- American Folktales
- North American - Ojibwe

Subject:
Literature
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Reading
Syllabus
Author:
Joelle Hannert
Sarah Wangler
Date Added:
02/11/2020
Mythology Unbound: An Online Textbook for Classical Mythology
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This online textbook contains short articles on each major deity, hero, monster, etc., in Greek mythology. The text is supplemented with color photographs and maps to enhance the learning experience.

Table of Contents
Aegis
Agamemnon and Iphigenia
Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
The Argonauts
Artemis
Athena
Caduceus
Centaurs
Chthonian Deities
The Delphic Oracle
Demeter
Dionysus/Bacchus
Hades
Hephaestus
Hera
Heracles
Hermes
Hestia
Historical Myths
The Iliad - An Introduction
Jason
Miasma
The Minotaur
The Odyssey - An Introduction
The Oresteia - An Introduction
Origins
Orpheus
Persephone
Perseus
Poseidon
Prometheus
Psychological Myths
Sphinx
Story Pattern of the Greek Hero
Theseus
The Three Types of Myth
The Twelve Labors of Heracles
What is a myth?
Why are there so many versions of Greek myths?
Xenia
Zeus

Subject:
Literature and Composition
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jessica Mellenthin
Susan O. Shapiro
Date Added:
11/11/2019
Open Anthology of Early World Literature in English Translation
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A collection of free and open primary texts in digital formats for the study of early world literature in English translation. Multiple English translations are provided for comparison and study, as well as open secondary and supplemental resources.

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Literature
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
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Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Japeth Koech
Susan Hrach
Date Added:
03/20/2015
Perseus Digital Library
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This site offers primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient Greece and Rome.

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Literature
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Reading
Author:
Gregory R. Crane
Date Added:
07/30/2019
The handbook of folklore
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This book, published in 1914, offers an early 20th century introduction to the idea of folklore and folklore documentation practices, along with collections of folklore examples in a wide range of categories and genres.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Charlotte Sophie Burne
Date Added:
07/30/2019