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Ok, I'll attempt an answer, based only on the movie (not the comics) and my small bit of knowledge about Norse mythology (paired with up-to-date Wiki-research). First of all the movie depicts the gods as being just a kind of powerful aliens (wandering on the same paths as Stargate and its farther-in-spirit Erich von Däniken already did). Indeed this isn't ...


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Supernatural is inspired from several folk lore, legends, myths and a creative team. So most of it is born out of the existing myths out there. Of course, the team goes on to make some stuff of their own. The thing is, Supernatural borrows from myths all over the world. The salt thing and devil's trap are myths that exist. Though I wouldn't worry about the ...


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The movies are loosely based on Greek Mythology. There are a lot of faux pas in the movies which makes them fun to watch, but not accurate to the mythology. Here are a couple of sites which explains some of the issues: Mythtakes About the Movies When Hollywood Gets in the Way of a Perfectly Good Myth Even Hollywood movies based on true events are just ...


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In the mythology, Loki is blood brother of Odin. He is a Giant, not an Aesir, and its common knowledge. He is a trickster and a shapeshifter, and fathered and mothered Hel, goddess of the underworld; Fenris, the giant wolf destined to kill Odin at Ragnarok; and Jormungand, the serpent that wraps the earth biting its tail. He ends up chained beneath the ...


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Most of the elements are indeed taken from Greek Mythology however they've been put together in a different manner. I'll try to outline a few changes: Perseus did indeed kill Medusa and save Andromeda, however in the myth it was a sea monster sent by Poseidon not Hades, it was indeed based around the city of Argos. Medusa was actually one of three Gorgon ...


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A quick look at this Wikipedia article shows a few series (including Atlantis which you've already mentioned. The others are: The Odyssey Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Xena: Warrior Princess Now, Hercules and its spinoff Xena are very loosely based on Greek mythology, but the Odyssey is straight from the tales of Homer. It appears for this type ...



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