From giant wombats to the epic of Gilgamesh to Spongebob Squarepants, this episode we delve into the history and importance of mythology.
Listen along to a story that began 500,000 years ago!
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
Legend vs. Myth
The historical significance of storytelling. From ancient Greek myth to the modern blockbuster
Britannica: Relation of myths to other narrative forms
Where do myths, legends and folktales come from?
Myths, Stories & Reality
The News: Of old stories and legends
Owlcation: Oral Storytelling, Ancient Myths, and a Narrative Poem
Cave Drawings of Lascaux France
Smithsonian Magazine: Finally, the Beauty of France’s Chauvet Cave Makes its Grand Public Debut
Yarn: The Importance of Storytelling within Indigenous Cultures
Debunking the myth that Aboriginal stories are just myths: the Yamuti and the megafauna Diprotodon
21 English Words That Are Actually Greek (And The Stories Behind Them)