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4 Topic Pages Found in Mythology & Folklore and starting with the letter W
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Open Werewolves

A ‘man-wolf’ (Old English wer , ‘man’), i.e. a man who, according to ancient superstition, was turned, or could at will turn himself, into a WOLF (the

Will o' the Wisp

An elusive moving light sometimes seen over marshes or bogs at night, thought in folklore to be a mischievous fairy or a restless spirit. The

Open Witchcraft

A belief in witchcraft, whereby certain people are believed to possess magical powers which allow them to influence human affairs and the environment,

Open Worship

Adoration and service of God or gods. This service involves reverence, awe, and wonder, and may take many different forms. Worship often takes the