Japanese Mythology

Legendary Characters and Popular Tales of Japanese Mythology 

Japanese mythology is rich with epic stories of adventure and serious philosophical musings. Learning about Japanese history and culture is also a good idea. Japanese mythology is made up of stories based on traditional folk beliefs, and it combines parts … Continue reading Legendary Characters and Popular Tales of Japanese Mythology 

A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

  Illustration of a fairy by C. E. Brock (public domain) Fairyology (Faerieology) The study of fairies Fairies have always been with us. From our earliest prehistoric origins, humanity as a species has always taken an interest in the unseen realm. Curiosity … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

An illustration of Pangu lifting the sky surrounded by a dragon, phenix, and a tortoise.

Chinese Mythology: Exploring the Fascinating Stories of the Creation Deities

Chinese mythology holds some of the most astonishing folklore. From the fearsome dragons with the ability to control the oceans and all creatures within, to the gods and goddesses who’ve created all of humanity. Today, we are going to dive … Continue reading Chinese Mythology: Exploring the Fascinating Stories of the Creation Deities

Pregnancy myths

Pregnancy Myths, Superstitions and Old Wives’ Tales From Around the World

Pregnancy myths, old wives’ tales and superstitions play an important role within society whether we realise it or not. Cultures around the world have different superstitions about every topic in life, with pregnancy and babies always being popular subjects. Since … Continue reading Pregnancy Myths, Superstitions and Old Wives’ Tales From Around the World

Illustration of the animals boarding the ark.

Mythological Stories From Ancient Mesopotamia, the Cradle of Civilization

Mythology is a genre of both oral and written literature. They are a collection of traditional stories belonging to a certain culture, often featuring stories of supernatural creatures, gods, kings, heroes, and more. They were developed by societies to explain … Continue reading Mythological Stories From Ancient Mesopotamia, the Cradle of Civilization