Check Out These 5 Mythical Sea Creatures

Check Out These 5 Mythical Sea Creatures

Sometimes monsters can have human characteristics, while others are portrayed as mutants, supernatural, deformed and of the lowest class. In myths, monsters are meant to warn, instruct, foretell or remind people of occurrences, which are usually strange or contrary to the normal course of nature from the gods. Some monsters are based on different sea life. For…

Discover These Mythical Dogs

Discover These Mythical Dogs

Mythical dogs are often seen as companion animals to gods, goddesses, and heroes. They are also portrayed as scary and foreboding animals that stalk the night. Others are used to escort gods or kings on their hunting sprees. However, in Greek mythology, dogs were considered sacred. Of course, as humans, we simply adore dogs and tend…

5 Mythical Dragon Figures From Around the World

5 Mythical Dragon Figures From Around the World

Dragons are a large mythical creature that are often talked about in the folklore. There regularly appear in fictional books, films, and TV programmes. A mythical dragon is also associated with fear and mystery. Depending on where you find a dragon figure, each one has a story to tell. You will find some dragon figures painted…

Learn More About Unicorn Mythology

Learn More About Unicorn Mythology

If you have a child, then you probably know all about the magic of unicorns. They are a part of modern culture, and have become a part of movies, online games, books, and social media, but today perhaps the most common portrayal of unicorns is through memes.Memes are important for cultural development and they usually…

Succubus, The Mythical Creature And The Legend

Succubus, The Mythical Creature And The Legend

Today, in the latest part of our mythical creatures article series, we are going to be telling you about the succubi, the legendary creatures that have been the subject of many different myths and legends since the ancient times. What is a succubus? Where does it come from? Is it as deadly as told in…

Jackalope, The Rabbit With Horns/Antlers – Are Jackalopes Real?

Jackalope, The Rabbit With Horns/Antlers - Are Jackalopes Real?

Many cultures throughout the world have created their own legends, myths and sometimes very unique mythical creatures. Jackalopes are just a fine example for those. What Is A Jackalope? Comprised of the parts of words "jackrabbit" and "antelope", jackalope is a portmanteau word describing a creature with a rabbit's body and an antelope's antlers/horns ("Portmanteau"…

Wendigo, The Mythical Creature, The Legend and Its Origin

Wendigo, The Mythical Creature, The Legend and Its Origin

The wendigo is a mythical creature from Native American, Algonquian folklore which is believed to roam in the forests of the Great Lakes Region and the Atlantic Coast of both Canada and United States. The word ‘wendigo’ means ‘evil spirit that eats humans’ according to some interpretations while it might simply mean ‘cannibal’ according to…

Leprechauns, The Mythical Creatures of Irish Folklore and Their Story

Leprechaun Irish Symbols

In 2010, a special team from the European Union's European Habitats Directive commission traveled to the Slieve Foy Mountain in Ireland’s Cooley Peninsula to make a very special and very unusual announcement. The Sliabh Foy Loop trail in the forested area was to receive special protection under EU law, designed to protect the habitat of…

Blurrs

Blurrs Mythical Creatures

For the believers of the supernatural, here is another post of lesser-known beings known as blurrs. While a good number of mythical creatures have "a long past" involving different variations of relevant myths and urban legends, we cannot say the same for blurrs. (Note: The word blurr is used to define something else other than…

Mythical Creatures – The Ultimate List of Mythological Creatures

Lernean Hydra Mythical Creatures List

From the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs to the oral tradition of Inuits and urban legends of the present day, mythical creatures are an integral part of any folklore or mythological account. For as long as human beings existed, there have been stories of monsters, legendary beasts and unimaginable, supernatural beings. Some were vile creatures of darkness…