Even we known they are not real, mermaids still have a great impact on our culture, literature, and art. Here you can find out how they influenced authors and visionaries all around the world, who created many well-known and cherished works of fiction of our civilization.
From ancient days when they were viewed as gods, to the modern days when they represents one of the most incredible sea dwelling mythological creatures, mermaids definitely left mark on a literature that will never be forgotten. Here you can find out what are most important literary pieces that have close connection to mermaids.
Since the invention of movie industry, mermaids became constant presence in many fantasy and comedy movies. Their capability for romance and incredible power made them one of the favorite additions to many movies over the last 100 years, and here you can find which ones.