Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends

Last altered February 19th 2002.

Aside from the General, Gothic Horror, Early Fantasy, and Medieval sections, these links are organized by region and language group, with those groups which produced written accounts of their myths and legends earlier, generally appearing closer to the beginning.

Announcement: You don't mind frames and a smaller font and you'd like a spiffy contents scroll on the left? Try the Myths and Legends main page. Announcement: These pages are now being mirrored at thanks to David Murphy et al. with the original being at

I'm still looking for more of these, but we've got:



Ancient Near East



East Asian

Southeast Asian

Central and Western Asian

Greek and Roman



Slavic and Baltic


  • Ray Porter has written an article on Vlad Tepes the historical Dracula.


  • Kreshnik Bejko presents The Home of the Albanian Kreshniks - a page dealing with Albanian Folklore.

    British and Celtic

    Frankish, French and Carolingian



    Native American

    African (excluding Egypt)


    Australian Aboriginal

    Oceana (Melanesian, Micronesian and Polynesian)

    Gothic Horror

    Early Fantasy & SF

    Medieval refs

    Probably the most valuable right associated with the relative anarchy of the net is that of free speech.

    While our server set up prevents a direct counter for this page, there have been over 1,322,907 hits on the main Myths and Legends page since its move from MIT in September of 1995, with the last assessment being on December 1st, 2000.

    Apparently, this site is useful and interesting enough to have earned a few awards. Copyright 1993 - 2000.

    Christopher B. Siren email me