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4 Topic Pages Found in Mythology & Folklore and starting with the letter J
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Open Jack-o-lanterns

Possibly the single most popular Halloween symbol, the contemporary jack-o’-lantern usually refers to a pumpkin carved into a grinning or malicious

Open Janus (Roman deity)
Janus (Roman deity)

Janus was an important Roman god who protected doorways and gateways. He had two faces, one looking forward, the other backward, just as a door faces

Open Jason (Greek mythology)
Jason (Greek mythology)

The hero who captained the Argo on the quest for the GOLDEN FLEECE . He was the son of AESON and Alcimede (or Polymede). In the usual version of the


In the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), the name of God, revealed to Moses; in Hebrew texts it is represented by the letters YHVH (without the vowels ‘a