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Great Mythologies of the World

Learn what makes myths in every culture so important, distinctive, and able to withstand the test of time in this comprehensive and engrossing course. 

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60 Lectures

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

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