Great Mythologies of the World

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Great Mythologies of the World

2015

Mythology has provided fascinating and thrilling stories that are central to our lives, even today. The deep-seated origins and wide-reaching lessons of ancient myths built the foundation for our modern-day legacies. Serving...

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Grant Voth, Julius Bailey, Kathryn McClymond, Robert André LaFleur

In This Series

The Titans in Greek Mythology
Episode 1
The Titans in Greek Mythology
Complex Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera
Episode 2
Complex Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite, Hera
Gods and Humanity in Greek Thought
Episode 3
Gods and Humanity in Greek Thought
Herakles and the Greek Hero
Episode 4
Herakles and the Greek Hero
Odysseus, Master of Schemes
Episode 5
Odysseus, Master of Schemes
The Golden Fleece and the Hero’s Return
Episode 6
The Golden Fleece and the Hero’s Return
Romulus, Remus, and Rome’s Origins
Episode 7
Romulus, Remus, and Rome’s Origins
Roman Heroes and Traitors
Episode 8
Roman Heroes and Traitors
The Mother Goddess in Rome and Beyond
Episode 9
The Mother Goddess in Rome and Beyond
The Dagda’s Harp and Other Celtic Myths
Episode 10
The Dagda’s Harp and Other Celtic Myths
Norse Tales of Odin and Thor
Episode 11
Norse Tales of Odin and Thor
Hammers, Rings, and Other Norse Magic
Episode 12
Hammers, Rings, and Other Norse Magic
The World’s Oldest Myth: Gilgamesh
Episode 13
The World’s Oldest Myth: Gilgamesh
The Babylonian Creation Story
Episode 14
The Babylonian Creation Story
Chaos and Order in Egypt
Episode 15
Chaos and Order in Egypt
Horus, Osiris, and Ra
Episode 16
Horus, Osiris, and Ra
Myths of the Pharaohs
Episode 17
Myths of the Pharaohs
The Book of Job
Episode 18
The Book of Job
The Great Indian Epics
Episode 19
The Great Indian Epics
The Bhagavad Gita
Episode 20
The Bhagavad Gita
Stories of the Buddha
Episode 21
Stories of the Buddha
Persia’s Book of Kings
Episode 22
Persia’s Book of Kings
One Thousand and One Nights
Episode 23
One Thousand and One Nights
Tales of Flood and Fire
Episode 24
Tales of Flood and Fire
The Beauty of African Mythology
Episode 25
The Beauty of African Mythology
African Creation Stories
Episode 26
African Creation Stories
African Religious Cosmology
Episode 27
African Religious Cosmology
Tricksters of Africa
Episode 28
Tricksters of Africa
Africa’s Gods and Humanity
Episode 29
Africa’s Gods and Humanity
Close Encounters with African Divinities
Episode 30
Close Encounters with African Divinities
Culture Heroes of African Myth
Episode 31
Culture Heroes of African Myth
The African Morality Tale
Episode 32
The African Morality Tale
The Dausi and African Epics
Episode 33
The Dausi and African Epics
The Epic of Bakaridjan Kone
Episode 34
The Epic of Bakaridjan Kone
Death and the Afterlife in African Myth
Episode 35
Death and the Afterlife in African Myth
African Heroes in the Underworld
Episode 36
African Heroes in the Underworld
Culture and Cosmos in Chinese Mythology
Episode 37
Culture and Cosmos in Chinese Mythology
Chinese Heroes, Kings, and Destroyers
Episode 38
Chinese Heroes, Kings, and Destroyers
Peasant Folktales and Chinese Scholarship
Episode 39
Peasant Folktales and Chinese Scholarship
Spirits and Syncretism in Korean Myth
Episode 40
Spirits and Syncretism in Korean Myth
Korea’s Warring Kingdoms and Flying Dragons
Episode 41
Korea’s Warring Kingdoms and Flying Dragons
Japanese Tales of Purity and Defilement
Episode 42
Japanese Tales of Purity and Defilement
Gods, Rice, and the Japanese State
Episode 43
Gods, Rice, and the Japanese State
Nature Gods and Tricksters of Polynesia
Episode 44
Nature Gods and Tricksters of Polynesia
Creation and Misbehavior in Micronesia
Episode 45
Creation and Misbehavior in Micronesia
Melanesian Myths of Life and Cannibalism
Episode 46
Melanesian Myths of Life and Cannibalism
Origins in Indonesia and the Philippines
Episode 47
Origins in Indonesia and the Philippines
Aboriginal and Colonial Myths of Australia
Episode 48
Aboriginal and Colonial Myths of Australia
Nature in Native American Myth
Episode 49
Nature in Native American Myth
Inuit and Northern Forest Mythology
Episode 50
Inuit and Northern Forest Mythology
Tales and Rituals of the Iroquois League
Episode 51
Tales and Rituals of the Iroquois League
Southeast Amerindian Origin Stories
Episode 52
Southeast Amerindian Origin Stories
Mythology of the Plains Peoples
Episode 53
Mythology of the Plains Peoples
Amerindian Tales from the Northwest
Episode 54
Amerindian Tales from the Northwest
The Navajo Emergence Myth
Episode 55
The Navajo Emergence Myth
Stories of the Pueblo
Episode 56
Stories of the Pueblo
Native American Tricksters
Episode 57
Native American Tricksters
The Maya and the Popol Vuh
Episode 58
The Maya and the Popol Vuh
Aztec Myth Meets Hernán Cortés
Episode 59
Aztec Myth Meets Hernán Cortés
Inca Myth as Imperial Mandate
Episode 60
Inca Myth as Imperial Mandate