Comparative Mythology

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Comparative mythology is the comparison of the myths of various cultures to identify common themes.

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  • Introduction - Introduction to Comparative Mythology
  • Classical Mythology - Explores the mythologies of the ancient Graeco-Roman world.
  • Creation Myths - Explores several major creation myths focusing on thematic similarities and major differences.
  • Founding Myths - Explores several major founding myths focusing on thematic similarities and major differences.
  • Monomyth (The Hero's Journey) - Explores the pattern of the Monomyth, also known as the "hero's journey", found in mythical narratives around the world.
  • Angelology - Explores the study of angels.
  • Beowulf - Explores the Old English epic poem.
  • Fairy Rings - A research project about fairy rings.

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