Pyramus and Thisbe
Similar Myths to Pyramus and Thisbe in Other Cultures
Romeo and Juliet
Mr. Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers is widely believed to have been inspired in some part by the myth of Pyramus and Thisbe. Why? Well, there are definitely some parallels that are hard t...
King Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere
King Arthur: have you heard of him? He was an awesome king who basically invented chivalry and recruited a bunch of noble knights to bring justice to England. Trouble came, though, when his best kn...
King Mark, Tristan, and Iseult
Plenty of people think that this popular medieval tale might have actually influenced the Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere story. It's a convincing argument, given that it sounds mighty familiar. In...
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