Mythology

The term mythology can refer to a body of myths or to any traditional story. A myth is a sacred narrative explaining how the world and humankind came to be in their present form. The main characters in myths are usually gods or supernatural heroes.

The study of myth began in ancient history. Rival classes of the Greek myths by Euhemerus, Plato and Sallustius were developed by the Neoplatonists and later revived by Renaissance mythographers. The nineteenth-century comparative mythology reinterpreted myth as a primitive and failed counterpart of science (Tylor), a "disease of language" (Müller),
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An Orchestra of Minorities
Dragon Pearl
White Stag (Permafrost, #1)
The Wolf in the Whale
The Cold Is in Her Bones
96 Words for Love
Firestarter (Timekeeper #3)
Never Die
A Cathedral of Myth and Bone
Dream Keeper (The Dark Dreamer Trilogy, #1)
Shifted (Siren Prophecy, #1; Shifter Academy)
Oh My Gods
Crazy Cupid Love
Hephaistos: God of Fire (Olympians, #11)
Circe
The Winter of the Witch (Winternight Trilogy, #3)
The Bear and the Nightingale (Winternight Trilogy, #1)
The Girl in the Tower (Winternight Trilogy, #2)
Sin & Chocolate (Demigod of San Francisco, #1)
Soul in Darkness
Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer, #2)
The Poppy War (The Poppy War, #1)
The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, #1)
Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World, #1)
The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, #5)
The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1)
Sky in the Deep
Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy, #1)
Magic Triumphs (Kate Daniels, #10)
The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Lost Hero by Rick RiordanThe Last Olympian by Rick RiordanThe Goddess Test by Aimee CarterThe Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
YA Mythology Challenge
302 books — 432 voters
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Magical Creatures
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The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5)
The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus, #1)
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
Norse Mythology
The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3)
The Odyssey
The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, #4)
The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, #1)
American Gods
The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, #5)
The Song of Achilles

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