centuries, myths were often considered an aspect of folklore, but not all.
Mythology might include the belief in the supernatural, where as folklore and
folk tales derived when people had the need to explain mysterious events.
Pre-Christianity might have had a hand in old world myths and folklore. A
people’s yearning to believe in the hereafter, or in some type of entity, lived
on through stories passed generation to generation. Once Christianity became
widespread, mythological creatures, such as the “Fairies”, faded away. Book Blurb