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This is a list of Mythologies of the world, by culture and region.

Mythologies by region


North Africa

West Africa

  • see shared West African Mythology (Togo, Cameroun, Ghana, Nigeria, Benin, Gambia, Mali, Senegal,Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone)

Central Africa

East Africa

Southern Africa


overlaps with North Asia, Northern Europe and North America.


Southwestern Asia

Middle East, Persia, Anatolia, Caucasus.

Medieval to Modern

South Asia

East Asia

Southeast Asia

Central and Northern Asia

(overlaps with Eastern and Northern Europe)

Australia and Oceania


Classical Antiquity

Northern Europe

Eastern Europe

Southern Europe

Western Europe

British Isles


North America

Algonquian (northeastern US, Great Lakes)
Plains Indians
Muskogean (southern US) and Iroquois (Eastern US)
Alaska and Arctic Canada
Pacific Northwest
Uto-Aztecan (Great Basin to Mexico)
other southwestern US



South America

African diasporic

Mythologies by religion

Syncretic mythologies

Mythologies by time period

Ancient mythologies by period of first attestation.

Bronze Age
Iron Age
Late Antiquity

See also

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