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3 Topic Pages Found in Mythology & Folklore and starting with the letter Z
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Open Zeus (Greek deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)

In Greek mythology, the chief of the Olympian gods (Roman Jupiter ). He was the son of Kronos , whom he overthrew; his brothers included Pluto and

Open Zodiac
Zodiac

Zone of the heavens containing the paths of the Sun, Moon, and planets. When this was devised by the ancient Greeks, only five planets were known,

Open Zombies
Zombies

More fiction than fact, zombies are said to be the mindless ‘undead’. The word ‘zombie’, like ‘voodoo’ (see voudun ), has two quite different