Project Proposal

  1. I am studying Mythical creatures, because I want to find out how they compare to real animals in order to understand them in the arts and literature.
  2. The thesis for my Mythical creatures, I plan to identify them, through their origin and how they are represented in works of art and literature. I will also compare them to modern creatures, and classify them.

Dendle, Peter. “Cryptozoology in the Medieval and Modern Worlds.” Folklore, vol. 117, no. 2, 2006, pp. 190–206. JSTOR,

This article reviews different mythical animals around the world which is important for the website to help with the different time periods.

Lamb, D. S. “Mythical Monsters.” American Anthropologist, vol. 2, no. 2, 1900, pp. 277–91. JSTOR,

This article goes over common mythical monsters, and how they might have originated. On top of that, they provide “Proof” of some magical beings.

Index of Medieval Art: View Work of Art. Accessed 7 Mar. 2023.

 A primary source that depicts a knight slaying a dragon with a maiden and a unicorn underneath. 

Beconytė, Giedrė, et al. “Mythical Creatures of Europe.” Journal of Maps, vol. 10, no. 1, 2014, pp. 53–60.

An article that explains the mythical monsters all around Europe, it contains information on over 200 species of different creatures,

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