Myth  --   Myth and Ritual

In the The Encyclopedia of Religion there are two articles relative to the topic of Myth.  The following are both articles: one from the first editions and the second from the second edition. Both are of value:

Myth: An Overview

Myth and History
  • Original Edition--- Myth and History, from The Encyclopedia of Religion, 15 vols., editor in chief, Mircea Eliade, 1987: 10:261-273.
  • 2nd Edition--- Myth and History, from The Encyclopedia of Religion, 15 vols., 2nd, editor in chief, Lindsey Jones, 2005: 9:6359-6371
  • S. H. Hooke, "Myth, Ritual, and History," Folklore, Vol. 50, No. 2 (Jun 1939), pp. 137-147 (This is an important early study that has been debated over and over by scholars.)


Studies in Mythology