Best Mythology podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Bringing you the mythologies of the world told in internal chronological order with a side helping of literature and culture
 
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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.
 
LearnOutLoud.com is pleased to presen the Classical Mythology podcast. With this series we will investigate the characters and events that formed bedrock of belief in the ancient western world. Whether you are interested in a certain Divinity or a particular story, this podcast is a must for all students of myth.
 
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 ...
 
Paul Bianchi sits down with his best friend and comedic writing partner Sarah Oliver to teach her everything he knows about the bizarre, and sometimes hilarious tales of Greek Mythology. New Episodes released every other Wednesday. #MythunderstoodPodcast Mythunderstood is part of the Dragon Wagon Radio podcast network. www.DragonWagonRadio.com
 
Peter Conrad dissects the popular culture of his era, as French semiotician Roland Barthes did 60 years earlier in his Mythologies.
 
Great stories from Vedic mythology, traditional recitation of mantras, and Indian music presented from a western perspective with a sense of fun and enjoyment.
 
Find more about us at our website: chinesemythologypodcast.comFollow us on Instagram and Twitter!Chinese Mythology Podcast is a podcast where you get to join Yang's husband Eric as she tells him of myths and legends she grew up with. We hope you enjoy these stories as much as we do!
 
Geek Mythology Podcast brings you all of the latest news in TV, Movies and Gaming! Join hosts Toby, Tara, Lel and Andrew as they jump into the world of geek and discuss all of the latest ongoing topics that surround the industry that’s kept us on the couch for years. Themed episodes every week, a new geeky discussion topic each episode and the 2014 Geek Mythology Olympiad are just some of the things you can expect in the Geek Mythology Podcast. What are you waiting for? Jump in.
 
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Internet Mythology
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Listen as we explore popularly shared facebook and twitter memes that claim various things skeptically!
 
Classical Mythology
 
Greek and Roman mythology: we all know the basics, but have you ever really considered how crazy some of the stories are? The gods did some pretty weird (and awful) things. In Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! a myth geek tells stories of different myths in a casual, contemporary, and straight-up blunt way. This isn't your average storytelling podcast: Liv focuses on Greek and Roman mythology's (mis)treatment of women, the insane things the gods did, and the all around incredible minds of the an ...
 
An archetypal exploration of Norse Mythology and other myths and stories of Northern Europe.
 
Greek mythology and history inspire Janell Rhiannon's adult mythology series, The Homeric Chronicles. In this podcast series, she shares how her research informed major plot structures and the various surprises that cast new light on old (and new) Trojan War characters. Her ultimate goal is to elevate the female voices of the Trojan War era, bringing a wider female audience to a genre that is most typically geared toward masculine perspectives.
 
A former bodyguard/driver for the music industry and a lifelong musician from the opposite side of the musical spectrum team up to talk about some of the weirdest music myths & legends.No music genre is safe, no artist spared. If they’ve had weird run-ins with groupies, drugs or the law these guys will get down the the bottom of the story and report back to you!
 
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Greek Mythology
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Let’s take a look at the story of the gods and goddesses of Greek Mythology and how they factor into everything.
 
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Norse Mythology
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Everything from entertainment to gaming and anime. Even the more serious discussions... but not so much.New episodes each week!
 
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Our Fake History
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Historical Myths Relished and Ruined!
 
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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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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.
 
A former bodyguard/driver for the music industry and a lifelong musician from the opposite side of the musical spectrum team up to talk about some of the weirdest music myths & legends.No music genre is safe, no artist spared. If they’ve had weird run-ins with groupies, drugs or the law these guys will get down the the bottom of the story and report back to you!
 
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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.
 
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Story Archaeology
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Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
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What The Folklore?
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What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories. We deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe. We can be found at www.facebook.com/wtfolklore.
 
The Aldasaga podcast is a discussion of Old Norse language and literature. The 2013 podcast series explores the Norse Legendary Sagas: Völsunga Saga, the Saga of Hrólf Kraki, and the Saga of King Heiðrek the Wise.
 
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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.
 
In the face of a smear campaign by the International Department of Superhuman Oversight, Adira Collins, aka Forge, releases her audio journal in a bimonthly podcast.
 
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 ...
 
This excellent book contains many great stories from the various mythologies of man throughout the ages.
 
Stories of Mahabharata
 
Short summaries and readings of classical mythology (Hercules, Atlantis, Trojan War, etc.) Email: LegendaryPassages@gmail.com
 
Gary, Ruth and their friends bring you ancient tales, stories, legends and mythology of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man. Stories full of the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore. You'll also find some 'Special' Shows with music, modern stories, some great information and lots more from the modern Celtic community weaved in with the main story Shows.
 
Mythology & Religion in the Human Story
 
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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.
 
Stories of Mahabharata
 
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StoryLink Radio
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The professional storytellers at StoryLink Radio, known as Seanchaí, are committed to bringing stories to Life through the spoken word as in traditional oral storytelling. We present stories of many genres... Ancient Myths and Legends, short stories, full length novels, science fiction and high fantasy, philosophy, traditions, drama, fiction, non-fiction, romance, theatre, ghosts & haunts, suspense, stories of the strange, and more! Our stories may be drawn from contemporary sources, or from ...
 
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Know Your Legends
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KZOM Radio’s “Know Your Legends" series is all about the study and re-familiarization of Crytids, Mythologies, Government Conspiracies, Creatures of Legend, Ancient Gods, and anything else that comes up.
 
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The How-To Heretic
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Your user's guide to life on the outside. Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here! We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!
 
An ancient artifact of unfathomable power. An unseen enemy who knows how to wield it. A hero who can manifest his special ability three nights a month. A recipe for action and suspense or an open invention to a butt kicking? Find out in "Beware the Moon Wraith: The Orb of Phoebe", a ten part serial that pits the Moon Wraith, a vengeful ghost for justice, against cosmic forces contained within a sphere fashioned by the gods. Actually, a god. Okay, not a god but a titan, which is not quite a g ...
 
A witty comedy series set in the 1930s at Maudelayne College in Oxbridge, UK where a rift has opened allowing mythological worlds to enter reality. The intrepid trio—Atherton, Westbrook and Worsley must maintain order while battling monsters and visiting legendary heroes.
 
A blog by Lance Schaubert about fiction, mythology, nonconformists, and free readings of bedtime stories that will help you and your child sleep.
 
Explores the world of Depth Psychology, integrating culture, ecology, anthropology, philosophy, Jungian thought, and indigenous issues among others.
 
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Shahnameh
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We will read and listen to all of Shahnameh, in short sessions. Analysis of difficult words and verses will then follow, In order to gain better understanding of Iranian mythology, literature, culture and languages.You will be able to download every podcast lasting around 5-10 minutes and have the option of listening to them in your own leisure time.
 
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Shahnameh
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We will read and listen to all of Shahnameh, in short sessions. Analysis of difficult words and verses will then follow, In order to gain better understanding of Iranian mythology, literature, culture and languages.You will be able to download every podcast lasting around 5-10 minutes and have the option of listening to them in your own leisure time.
 
What if Heaven wasn't all it's cracked up to be? Friends Kate and Daniel find that after their untimely deaths, Heaven leaves them dissatisfied and itching for something... else. So they're off, with a passport to discover more afterlif
 
A podcast covering all seasons of Vikings on the HISTORY Channel and covering "live" starting with Season 4. Also available on the Rewatching Good TV Network. Launching in February 2016.
 
Life is hard when you don’t know who you are. It’s harder when you don’t know what to watch. Luckily we have Lost Girl, a supernatural maze of bisexuality, friendship, mystery, and creative takes on classic mythology. Join us every other Friday as we make our way through the five seasons of Lost Girl. Cohosts Amanda McLoughlin, Julia Schifini, and Eric Schneider will walk you through the plot, notable outfits, mythological origin stories, and queer goodness that each and every episode has in ...
 
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In Runo 2 of the Kalevala we follow Väinämöinen from landing in a barren country to sowing fields with Barley. We meet fertility god Sampsa Pellervoinen, Tursas the water monster, a small man dressed in copper, and the great god Ukko, highest of all. If you like the Northern Myths Podcast please like, share, subscribe, comment, and review! This ...…
 
Today we will talk more remote nations of the world-- the nation of women and the nation of men.
 
If you search “ginseng fruit” on the Internet, you would see some weird pictures and articles about this “creep fruit in China” in the shape of infants. Does this fruit really exist? Well it exists in Chinese mythology and is called ginseng fruit 人参果.
 
We are joined by our first guest, Noah Tetzner of the History of Vikings Podcast! Join us for our engaging discussion with our fellow podcaster as we discuss our many common interests especially Norse Mythology, and other interesting bits of history and culture. Check out the History of Vikings Podcast on your app of choice! History of Vikings ...…
 
Today we are going to talk about the Old Man of the South Pole, NanJiXianWeng 南极仙翁 in Chinese Mythology. He is the god of longevity.
 
The Trojan War wages on. The gods involve themselves in the action once more, and surprise surprise, it doesn't go well for the humans. There's only one man that can save the Greeks now, Achilles! Too bad he's a little jerk. A general mythology warning: far too many Greek myths involve assaulting women. I'm sorry, that's just the way it is. Giv ...…
 
Actress Noelle Ann Mabry joins Paul and Sarah as they dive into the Homeric Tale that made Odysseus a household name. There are lotus drugs, angry giants, and saucy cyclopes. Mythunderstood is a part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast network. Please show your support at www.dragonwagonaradio.com/support…
 
Actress Noelle Ann Mabry joins Paul and Sarah as they dive into the Homeric Tale that made Odysseus a household name. There are lotus drugs, angry giants, and saucy cyclopes. Mythunderstood is a part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast network. Please show your support at www.dragonwagonaradio.com/support…
 
How did Garth Brooks get the song "Shameless"? Just what unusual device did Tool guitarist Adam Jones use on their song "Ænema"?
 
When we talk about vampires, we might think about they can just show up from no where in the middle of the night and disappear in a blink of an eye. Today we are going talk about the Hopping Vampires in Chinese mythology and folklore, yes those vampires are hopping around.
 
We continue our dive into Firdawsi's Shahnameh with special guests and Persian culture & mythology experts, Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi. In this part 2, we follow the one, the only, the true Prince of Persia. Hero-prince Rostam will go across deserts and mountains in order to fall asleep in some reeds to maybe save King Kai Kavus. Rostam wi ...…
 
In this episode of the Northern Myths Podcast we continue our series on the Havamal with the section known as Odin's Love Poem. Hear Odin's wisdom about love and the famous story of his winning of the mead of poetry. 0:04:14 - Stanza 84: Don't trust the words of a woman 0:09:52 - Stanza 85-89: Don't trust untrustworthy things 0:33:20 - Stanza 8 ...…
 
Today we will continue our story of Madame White Snake.
 
Today we will continue our story of Madame White Snake.
 
Today we will continue our story of Madame White Snake.
 
At the spurring of a couple of listeners, Paul dedicates an episode to the maiden demi-goddesses of Trees, Rivers, Lakes, and/or Honey Bees. Sarah's got a lot of questions and Paul has *some* answers. Joined by Artist/Illustrator Melinda Tracy Boyce of Cactus Club Paper! Mythunderstood is a part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast net ...…
 
At the spurring of a couple of listeners, Paul dedicates an episode to the maiden demi-goddesses of Trees, Rivers, Lakes, and/or Honey Bees. Sarah's got a lot of questions and Paul has *some* answers. Joined by Artist/Illustrator Melinda Tracy Boyce of Cactus Club Paper! Mythunderstood is a part of the Dragon Wagon Radio independent podcast net ...…
 
The Trojan War is back and better (not really) than ever! In this episode, we return to the humans affected by the war, the gods are chilling out for a brief moment. There's more of Diomedes' madness, and a delving into a day in the life of Hector, the mostly good guy on the side of the Trojans. Plus! I tell you about how I saw Stephen Fry's My ...…
 
Since it is around the DuanWu Festival or Dragon Boat Festival 端午节, it is the time to tell the story of Madame White Snake or The Legend of the White Snake 白蛇传, which will take four episodes to talk about. It is considered as one of China's Four Great Love stories.
 
Shananananaha Shanameh we got multi-part series that starts today. Special guests and resident Persian culture & mythology experts, Katie Scott and Damir Siahkoohi, tell us about Firdawsi and his epic 60,000 couplet book, the Shahnameh --- the Book of Kings. In part 1, we dive into the history of Firdawsi, the Shahnameh and the first part of th ...…
 
In this episode of the Northern Myths Podcast we hear about the courtship of Gerdr by Freyr by way of his servant Skirnir. His methods are controversial, and Freyr's behavior is some of the worst ever seen by any god in Norse Mythology. But does the symbolic meaning tell us more than the story first reveals? If you like the Northern Myths Podca ...…
 
In this episode of the Northern Myths Podcast we hear about the courtship of Gerdr by Freyr by way of his servant Skirnir. His methods are controversial, and Freyr's behavior is some of the worst ever seen by any god in Norse Mythology. But does the symbolic meaning tell us more than the story first reveals? If you like the Northern Myths Podca ...…
 
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