Annotated Internet Resouces by Subject
Mythology and Folklore
The Encyclopedia Mythica
"This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, magic, and more. It contains over 3600 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world."
This is the online version of Thomas Bulfinch's classic work, The Age of Fable.
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
This page has full text versions of various myths and folktales from around the world. The texts are grouped by subjects, ranging from "Bald Stories: Folktales Hairless Men" to "Water Spirit Legends."
Encyclopedia Mythica: mythology, folklore and religion
"The site may be browsed or searched. Among the mythologies covered are Chinese, Etruscan, Egyptian, Greek, Hatian, Japanese, Latvian, Mayan, Native American, Norse, Persian, Polynesian, Roman, and Welsh."
Urban Legends Reference Pages
This site has links to "Disney Legends," "Christmas Legends," "Sex Legends," "Tales of the Wooden Spoon," "Horror Legends," "Cokelore," "Movie Legends," "College Legends," "Music Legends" and "Radio and TV Legends." It is particularly good at examining the origins and veracity of these legends.
Regional Folklore and Mythology
"Here you will find links to information about folklore and mythology topics broken down by cultural and geographical region. The regions appear in alphabetical order."