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Cave of Lascaux: A virtual tour of this complex of caves in southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. Click on "A visit to the cave" for a sesational interactive tour within the cave which contains some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic art, with paintings estimated to be at least 17,300 years old. The paintings primarily consist of primitive images of large animals, most of which are known from fossil evidence to have lived in the area at the time. Developed by Norbert Aujoulat, conservateur du patrimoine, chef du département d'Art pariétal du Centre national de la Préhistoire.

 

About: Mythology: Use this search engine with the word search "mythology" to get a list of links by topic.

 

American Folklife Center: This web site provides Ethnographic Resources related to Folklore, Anthropology, Ethnomusicology, and the Humanities. Unless otherwise noted, the sites listed in this directory are provided by organizations other than the Library of Congress. The Library of Congress bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links.

 

Celtic Mythology: This Sacred Fire site provides extensive selection of links on Celtic history and culture, including Folklore and the Celtic Cosmos.

 

Classical Myth: The Ancient Sources: "This site is designed to draw together the ancient texts and images available on the Web concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology. The site is primarily intended for the use of Greek and Roman Mythology students at the University of Victoria." Be sure to use the timeline and recommended sites.

 

Classics Archive: "This site by Daniel C. Stevenson of Web Atomics, provides over 400 works of classical literature by 59 different authors and a list of classical and electronic text resources.

 

DMOZ Open Directory Project: The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors, who claim to be subject experts.

 

Folklore, Myth and Legend: List of links to full text fairy tales and fables.

 

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts: An alphabetical list of annoted links in folklore and mythology. Includes several thousand folklore and mythology titles in full text.

 

Greek Mythology Link: This is a searchable website created by Carlos Parada, author of Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology, and former lecturer at the Department of Classics, Lund University (Sweden). The site provides detailed links on Greek Myths by topic and word search capability.

 

Internet Sacred Text Archive: "A freely available archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics. Texts are presented in English translation and, in some cases, in the original language."

 

Japanese Myth: This site provides links to Japanese myth stories and a link to The Family Tree of Gods.

 

Knowledge Files: This website "is dedicated to the retrieval, archiving and distribution of rare, forgotten or classic documents covering a wide range of topics such as: western occultism, hermetic sciences, world religions, ancient civilization, occult symbolism, secret societies and esoteric studies.  All of the works on this site are either of public domain, pending copyright renewal or available with the author’s consent and can be downloaded free of charge and new eBooks are added on a regular basis.

 

Myth and Legend from Ancient Times to the Space Age: Definitions of Myths by scholars of mythology.

 

Mything Links: This page contains links to websites on mythology. A few of the topics include Comparative Religion Campbell, Jung, Archetypes Tales and Folklore, Myth and Science, and Myth, and Pop Culture among many others.

 

Mythology and Art Web: This Windows to the Universe site includes documents, images, movies, and animations that explore the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience.Links to many important Mythology sites are also provided. The site is sponsored by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and the Regents of the University of Michigan.

 

Symbols: This online encyclopedia "contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed. The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti." This site contains the online version of Carl G Liungman's book Thought Signs (IOS Press, ISBN 90 5199 197 5). The subtitle of the book is "The Semiotics of Symbols---Western Non-pictorial Ideograms".

 

World Myth and Legends in Art: A collection of myths by image, culture and mythological comparisons. Downloadable resources are available.

Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable: Includes four volumes in full text:
Vols I–II. Stories of Gods and Heroes
Vol III. King Arthur and his Knights, The Mabinogeon, Hero Myths of the British Race
Vol IV. Legends of Charlemagne.

 

Encyclopedia Mythica: An online encyclopedia on world mythologies divided into six geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania. Each region has many clearly defined subdivisions that will ease your search.

 

Joseph Campbell Foundation: To take advantage of the complete works of Joseph Campbell, register on the site for free access.

 

Mystica: There are over 450 articles presented. The objective of this site is to objectively describe past and present ideas, concepts, beliefs, and practices in the worlds of the occult, mysticism and paranormal. Topics include Ancient beliefs, Divination, Goddess and Witchcraft, Great mysteries, Magic, Neo-paganism, Paranormal, Past and present beliefs, People, Religions and Sects, and Rituals and Texts.