9 Answered Questions for the topic Mythology

Mythology German Culture Ethics


Germans - Is it cultural appropriation or cosplay?

Well, if a Caucasian American were to dress as the German mythological creature the Rasslebock (similar to but distinct from the US's Jackalope), would it be cultural appropriation or disrespectful... more
Mythology History Reading Writing


Evil halves in folklore/mythology

I'm researching the literature trope of a character's evil half manifesting (most notably Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) and I was wondering if there are any tales from mythology/folklore surrounding the... more
Mythology Writing Narrative


How to write a convincing religious myth?

In my story the protagonist hears, in a temple ceremony, the reading of a religious/mythological text. Now in the actual story, I don't need the text itself (the role of the text in context, and... more
Mythology Language History Latin


Discuss in detail: Concepts of Mos maiorum (“the concept of the ancestor”s), pietas & lares familiaris (household gods).

Discuss in detail: Concepts of Mos maiorum (“the concept of the ancestor”s), pietas & lares familiaris (household gods).


Tech related to mythology

I need to know a piece of technology (space flight, computers, phones, etc.) that either shares a name or quality with a mythological character or story


Are there creatures in Mesopotamian Mythology that are kind to humans (like greek Dryads and Naiads), and if possible, are also humanoid? thanks

I need it for a story, and I don't want to fall into the norms, using the normal "nice creatures" from already well-known mythologies. Thanks again.


Is there a bunch of mythical creatures with nine eyes, nine stingers, twelve tails or more limbs that I can use to create a story?

Im on a search for legendary creatures with nine or more limbs to create a  legendary story like naruto and ghost in the shell I need your help to make it possible 


What is one word to describe each of the 12 Olympians? (Greek Mythology)

Just 1 word to describe a trait/ symbolism of each of these Gods/Goddesses:  Zeus:Hera:Poseidon:Hades:Hestia:Athena:Artemis:Apollo:Aphrodite:Hephaestus:Ares:Hermes: Thanks! UPDATE: Thank you so... more


What was Aphrodite the goddess of?

 I am learning about the Greek Gods and Goddesses and I am confused on how many different forms a goddess can partake in

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.


Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.