World’s best Mythology Authors

Mythology is present in everything and is a much-loved genre all around the world. Mythological stories cover oral literature, ancient stories and culture with some twists and turns and obviously, fiction.

In this article, we will cover the world’s best mythology authors. These authors come from different walks of life and are ace mythology writers. If you are interested in reading mythological literature, then you must read this article.

Here’s the list:-

1. Homer

Homer, the legendary author, produced two epic poems, considered foundational works of ancient Greek literature. Born around 928 BC, Homer is one of the most famous authors of the mythological world.

Famous Works: Iliad, Odyssey

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2. Edith Hamilton

Born in 1867, Edith Hamilton, an American educator, was renowned for her essays and best-selling books on ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.

Famous Works: Mythology, The Greek Way, The Roman Way

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3. Madeline Miller

It wouldn’t be wrong to say that no one can retell the ancient mythological stories the way Madeline Miller does. Born in 1978, Miller’s books are bestsellers all around the world.

Famous Works: The Song of Achilles, Circe, Galatea

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4. Neil Gaiman

Born in 1960, Neil Gaiman is a best-selling author of novels, short fiction, comic books, graphic novels and non-fiction. His books on mythology are so good that even a series is made on them.

Famous Works: American Gods, Norse Mythology

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5. Amish Tripathi

Amish Tripathi, born in 1974, is an Indian mythology writer who has become a best-selling author since the release of his Shiva trilogy. His books perfectly amalgamate mythology with relevant characterisation.

Famous Works: The Immortals of Meluha, The Secrets of Nagas, Ram: Scion of Ikshvaku, Suheldev

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