What is the Qallupilluit in Inuit mythology?

What is the Qallupilluit - Inuit Mythology

Inuit mythology is abrim with interesting tales and mysterious creatures, such as the Amarok Wolf and Mahaha the tickling demon. One noteworthy mythical creature in Inuit folklore is the Qallupilluit, which is often likened to the bogeyman.  But what exactly is the Qallupilluit? Read on to learn all about it. MORE LIKE THIS: What are … Read more

An Introduction to Latvian Mythology – World Mythology Series

Latvian Mythology

Latvian mythology is as rich and diverse as they come, with its own gods, beings, concepts, and history. In this post we’ll delve into the history of Latvian folklore, and take a closer look at where it all began, what are the most famous stories, and how it is relevant in modern society.  Read on … Read more

Who is Angrboda in Norse Mythology? The Giantess Grief-Bringer

Angrboda Norse Mythology

Angrboda is a regular feature in Norse myths, and she has an important role in the stories of some of the most well-known figures in the mythology.  But who exactly is Angrboda? Who is her family, where does she live, and why is she associated with grief? Read on to learn all about Angrboda.  MORE … Read more

How Does Circe Help Odysseus?

How does Circe help Odysseus

Circe is a minor goddess and very powerful enchantress in Greek mythology. She is the daughter of the sun god Helios and the ocean-nymph Perse.  Circe is present in many Greek legends, but perhaps her most widely-known appearance in Greek mythology is her encounter with Odysseus in Homer’s Odyssey. But how does Circe help Odysseus? … Read more