Mythological Characters

The Man in the Moon

- the man in the moon is usually seen in European legend as an old man carrying a lantern with a dog
- this same depiction was in A Midsummer Nights Dream
- there was Peter Quince holding the lit lantern while having his dog beside him
- the man in the moon is basically a mythological legend. Many different  cultures have each a different depiction of who and what the man in the moon was.

1. "The man in the moon." 24 May 2008 <>.
"Classic Myths." 26 May 2008 <>.

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