Myth is a legendary or a traditional story that usually concerns an event or a hero, with or without using factual or real explanations. Some of them have to do with events of great importance, such as the founding of a nation. Others tell the stories of great heroes and heroines and their exploits and courage in the face of adversity. Still others are simple tales about otherwise unremarkable people who get into trouble or do some great deed.
In this section we will explore some of the most amazing myths and legends from around the world, stories that once upon a time were believed to be true.