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Myth, Folklore and Legend

Castle Ghosts and Legends
http://great-castles.com/legends.html

The Devil in Manuden: Folk Magic in Essex
http://andrewcollins.com/page/articles/manuden.htm

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (E. Cobham Brewer)
http://www.bibliomania.com:80/Reference/PhraseAndFable/
Online version of an 1894 collection of terms and phrases.

Encyclopedia Mythica
http://www.pantheon.org/
"The Encyclopedia Mythica is an online encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legends. It currently contains over 6,100 entries on gods and goddesses, heroes, legendary creatures and beings from all over the world."

Fairies.com
http://www.efairies.com/fairy_lore.htm

Fairies
http://www.themystica.com/mystica/articles/f/fairies.html

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html
Texts of original folktales from around the world, organized by tale type. A good place to start if you're looking for a motif or idea for a "rewritten folktale."

Folk Play Research Home Page
http://www.shef.ac.uk/~tdrg/index.htm
Lots of links.

God-Checker.com
http://www.godchecker.com
Subtitled "Your Guide to the Gods," this site offers a database that "aims to cover every known deity from all cultures and times."

Golden Bough, The
http://www.bartleby.com/196/

Legends
http://legends.dm.net/sitemap.html
Links to Robin Hood and Arthurian lore, ballads, pirates, fairy tales, Beowulf sources, sagas, paladins, and more.

Myths and Legends
http://members.bellatlantic.net/~vze33gpz/mythold.html

Odin's Castle
http://www.odinscastle.org/
Links on folklore and history, organized by region.

Yahoo Guide to Mythology and Folklore
On Yahoo

See also King Arthur Links

 

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