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ENGL 222: Mythology: Need more inspiration?
Basic myths of the Greeks and Romans, the cultures that produced them and/ or the Northern and Medieval myths of Europe, their backgrounds in classical culture and native folklore.
This site explores Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. It provides a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods, spirits, fabulous creatures, and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.
The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell’s revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions.
Eliade's "The Myth of the Eternal Return makes both intelligible and compelling the religious expressions and activities of a wide variety of archaic and "primitive" religious cultures. While acknowledging that a return to the "archaic" is no longer possible, Eliade passionately insists on the value of understanding this view in order to enrich our contemporary imagination of what it is to be human.