Best Mythology podcasts (Updated May 2018; image)
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Myths and Legends
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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
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Our Fake History
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Historical Myths Relished and Ruined!
 
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Spirits
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Spirits is a boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and lore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
 
Bringing you the mythologies of the world told in internal chronological order with a side helping of literature and culture
 
A journey through the myths and history of Ancient Greece and Rome for all the family.
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
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Drunk Mythology
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Drunk Mythology retells the ridiculous feats and exploits of the gods and goddesses from mythologies around the world with the help of a few bottles of wine per episode. Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista Hunsicker and Christian Madonna.
 
This excellent book contains many great stories from the various mythologies of man throughout the ages.
 
Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. This is a recording of the tenth edition of the first volume, The Age of Fable. It contains many Greek and Roman myths, including simplified versions of The Iliad and The Odyssey, as well as a selection of Norse and “eastern” myths. Thomas Bulfinch’s goal was to make the ancient myths a ...
 
Short summaries and readings of classical mythology (Hercules, Atlantis, Trojan War, etc.) Email: LegendaryPassages@gmail.com
 
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Find Your Gods
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Find Your Gods is a celebration of the ancient myths and an exploration of their resonance in our modern world. In each episode, we take a look at a story from mythology and explore the underlying themes and ideas. The gods are still among us. You just have to look for them.
 
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Monsters' Advocate
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A podcast about the unsung heroes of myths and legends-the monsters! We'll take a look at some monster-centric myths and legends, some not so ancient cryptids, and everything in-between and try to sort out possible origin species, biological impetus for why they do what they do, and why we love to hear about them.
 
Culture and history conveyed through storytelling. Tanner narrates and Nico composes original and culturally-inspired soundscapes for the stories. This show is dedicated to Colin Campbell, a man with great regard for historical knowledge.
 
A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep.
 
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lanceschaubert over at Lancelot Schaubert - A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep. said :: Today for Myths, Legends, Folklore and Tall Tales, we’re reading The Sick Lion by Aesop. Myths, Legends, Folklore and Tall Tales is another one of m ...…
 
Leviathan, Behemoth and Ziz walk into a bar on this week's Drunk Mythology with special guest Sam Lemberger. Together we drink and discuss the three's company of Old Testament Monsters who evolved into the Weather Trio of Pokemon legend. That's right Drunk Mythologists, it's a Pokemon episode! Get ready to learn about the true origins of Kyogre ...…
 
Welcome back everyone, hope you enjoyed the conclusion to the Adventures of the Argonauts. Today we'll be starting the final story in the Greek series of this season - it's a four-parter about the hero Theseus - but before we do, I want to do a bit of house cleaning. FIRST: Big thanks to Matthew D. for becoming a Patron - you're awesome, Matthe ...…
 
Legendary Passages #0091 -XVII ARGONAUTS-Creon (Part 2), from Euripides' Medea. Previously, Jason left Medea for the daughter of Creon. In this passage, Medea is confronted by Creon who banishes... Short stories from mythology read aloud. Think educational bedtime stories....By LegendaryPassages@gmail.com (Legendary Passages).
 
There are few stranger figures from the 19th century than Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. Her absolutely unbelievable life story has puzzled biographers since the 1800s. Nevertheless, her occult spiritual philosophy would end up being remarkably influential. Was Helena Blavatsky truly a modern sage gifted with improbable spiritual powers? Or, was sh ...…
 
We’re joined this week by Finnish podcaster, Elena, who shares the story of Kalevala - an epic tale of magic, trickery, heroes, and just… a lot of failed marriages. We talk about the ultimate Finnish Fanfiction, singing as magic, the Devil’s Zoo, magical saunas, and how sometimes you have to take one for the team if it means world peace. We hav ...…
 
At long last, we return to the tale of Orpheus and try to gather up all the loose threads and draw them together before his tale is done.By tmc@tmcamp.com (T.M. Camp).
 
Tom Thumb is the story of a guy named Tom...who is as big as his dad's thumb. A practical joke by a wizard, Tom went on to become Sir Thomas Thumb, the greatest knight in the realm, but not before becoming indigestion for a giant, a raven's canker sore, and exploring all the thrilling intricacies of a cow's digestive system. The creature this w ...…
 
lanceschaubert over at Lancelot Schaubert - A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep. said :: Today for Myths, Legends, Folklore and Tall Tales, we’re reading The Phoenix and the Turtle by Shakespeare. Myths, Legends, Folklore and Tall Tales ...…
 
This week, lets meet the ancestors of the modern phoenix, and learn why you shouldn't pick up random feathers (especially if they're glowing), meet mythology's hottest power couple, and confirm that ornithologists are huge history nerds. References: Bennu Budge, e. A. Wallis. The book of the dead the papyrus of ani in the british museum. The eg ...…
 
Well folks, here we are. I'm back from my business trip - apologies for the one-week break - and ready to bring you the final chapter in the story of the adventures of the argonauts. When we last left our hero and his heroes, they had just washed up on the shores of Iolcus - exhausted and overcome with emotion to be home again. Jason found his ...…
 
We love a Bigfoot story, but we’re going across the world for this one! The Australian Yowie has a lot of great stories; from backwards feet, ancient wars, and just wanting a beer from your garage, we bring you through the ins-and-outs of one of Australia’s most popular cryptids. Also featuring some Star Wars fact-checking, Victorian naturalist ...…
 
It's quiet. Too quiet. It has been years since the last blood libel and the Jewish community in Prague is starting to relax. Then, the Maharal receives a sign from God a few days before Passover, letting him know that the danger is far from over. On the creature of the week, if you can't take the heat, get out of the desert. Or stay in the dese ...…
 
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