The Cthulhu Mythos: An Annotated Bibliography

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REH - Robert E. Howard

They say foul things of Old Times still lurk
In dark forgotten corners of the world,
And Gates still gape to loose, on certain nights,
Shapes pent in Hell.
-From "The Black Stone"

Note: The Reader's Guide to the Cthulhu Mythos lists all Howard's Hyborian Age stories; we have not indexed these, except for those that overlap the Mythos more directly.

REH Arkham - Robert E. Howard, Arkham, in Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, New York: Baen Books, 1987.

References: Arkham.

REH Bear - Robert E. Howard, The Black Bear Bites, in From Beyond the Dark Gateway, Vol. 1, Num. 3, April 1974 (Pub: Silver Scarab Press). 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Narrator: Black John O'Donnel. References: Attila the Hun; Black Lama; Black Monk; Brand, Eric; Buddha; China; Confucius; Cthulhu; Dragon House; European Club-Room; Genghis Khan; Hankow; Hooded Lama; Hooded Monk.; Yao, Kang; Lannon, Bill; Masked Monk; Masked One; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; O'Donnel, Black John; Old Ones; Peking Tower; Tamerlane; Yog-Sothoth; Yun, Yotai;

REH Black - Robert E. Howard, The Black Stone, in Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, H. P. Lovecraft & Divers Hands, Sauk City: Arkham House, 1990.

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

References: Arabia, Arabs; Attila the Hun; Bahadur, Selim; Berlin; Black Book; Black Stone; Bridewell; Celts; Danube; Der Drachenhaus Press; Dornly; Dostmann, Otto; Dream Myths; Dusseldorf; France; Galloway hills; Geoffrey, Justin; Germany; Golden Goblin Press; Goths; Hungary; Huns; Keys; Ladeau, Alexis; Languages; Larson; Little People; London; Magyar Folklore; Magyars; Master of the Monolith; Mediterranean; Midsummer Night; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; Muhammad; Nameless Cults; New York; People of the Monolith, The; Picts; Poland; Remnants of Lost Empires; Schomvaal, battlefield of; Scotland; Scythic race; Slavs; Stregoicavar; Suleiman the Magnificent; Temesvar; Turkey and Turks; Turkish Wars; Vladinoff, (Count) Boris; Von Junzt; Xuthltan; Yucatan;

REH Children - Robert E. Howard, The Children of the Night, in The Dark Man and Others, New York: Lancer Books, no date. 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Narrator: John O'Donnel. References: Aryara; Black Seal; Book of Peers; Brooler, Hendrick, Professor; Call of Cthulhu, The; Cetrics of Sussex; Children of the Night; Clemants; Cloven Hoof, The; Conrad, John; Cthulhu; Dark Empire; Dark Man; Fall of the House of Usher; Flecker; Gol-goroth; Grosse, Marquis of; Horrid Mysteries; Il-marenin; Ketrick; Kirowan, (Prof.) John; Little People; Lovecraft, H.P.; Machen, Arthur; Mak Morn, Bran; Missale Romanum; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; Nameless Cults; Necronomicon; O'Donnel, John; Picts; Poe, Edgar Allan; River People; Sword People; Taverel; Tsathoggua; Von Junzt; Wolf People; Yog-Sothoth;

REH Dark - Robert E. Howard, The Dark Man, in The Dark Man and Others

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Bran Mak Morn: The Last King, Del Rey Books, 2005.)

References: Athelstane, the Saxon; Atlantis; Brogar; Brule the Spear-Slayer; Dark Man; Flint People; Gonar; Grok; Helni; Isle of Slyne; Isle of Swords; Isle of the Altar; Kull, King; Mak Morn, Bran; Moira; Morni, the; O'Brien, Turlogh Dubh; Picts; Thorfel the Fair; Valusia;

REH Dermod - Robert E. Howard, Dermod's Bane, in Black Canaan, New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation, 1978.

References: Kirowan, Michael and Moira;

REH Dig - Robert E. Howard, Dig Me No Grave, in Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, New York: Baen Books, 1987. 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Narrator: John Kirowan. References: Ahriman; Alamout, Mt.; Apolleon; Asia; Beelzebub; Berlin; Black Master; Conrad, John; Darke Lord; Eight Brazen Towers; Elder Ones; feathered serpent.; Grimlan, John; Grymlann; Grymlann, John; Kathulos; Kirowan, (Prof.) John; Koth; Malik Tous; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; Phoenician language; Prince of Darkness; Satan, Satanism; Sathanus; Serpent, old; Shintoism; Suffolk; Toad's-heath manor; Vienna; Von Boehnk; Voodoo; Yezidees; Yog-Sothoth; Yuggoth;

REH Dwellers - Robert E. Howard, The Dwellers Under the Tombs, in Black Canaan

Narrator: John O'Donnel. References: Conrad, John; Dagoth Hills; Dwellers Under the Tombs; India, Indians; Kiles, Captain Jacob; Kiles, Job; Kiles, Jonas; O'Donnel, John; Pirate Hill; Smuggler's Point;

REH Fire - Robert E. Howard, The Fire of Asshurbanipal, in Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, New York: Baen Books, 1987.

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Third person. References: Afghanistan, Afghans (Afridi); Alhazred, Abdul; Ali, Yar; Arabia, Arabs; Aryans; Asshurbanipal; Assyrians, Assyria; Baal; Babylonia; Bedouins; Beled-el-Djinn; Black City, the; bulls of Ninevah; City of Devils; City of Evil; Clarney, Steve; Cthulhu; El Mekru, Nurreddin; Fire of Asshurbanipal; Fire of Asshurbanipal, Guardian of the; Greece, Greeks or Greecians; India, Indians; Kara-Shehr; Khyber Pass; Koth; Medes; Necronomicon; Ninevah; Persia; Persian Gulf; Sardanapalus; Semitic peoples; Shiraz; Siva; Somaliland; Syria; Thuggee, temple of; Turkistan; Xuthltan; Yemen; Yog-Sothoth;

REH Gods - Robert E. Howard, The Gods of Bal-Sagoth, in Bran Mak Morn. New York: Baen Books, 1996. 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Protagonist: Turlough Dubh O'Brien. References: A-ala; Angar, dynasty of; Athelstane, the Saxon; Bal-Sagoth; Black God; Brogar; Brunhild; Celts; Dalcassians; del Cortez, Don Rodrigo; Denmark, Danes; England; Gelka; Gol-goroth; Gothan; Gray Friar; Groth-golka; Ireland, Irish; Isle of the Gods; Kotar; Lodbrug; Norsemen; O'Brien, Turlogh Dubh; Orkneys; Picts; Red men of the isles; Ska; Spain, Spaniards, Spanish; Temple of Darkness, Temple of Shadows; Temple of the Sea; Thorfel the Fair; Thorfin, Rane; Tostig the Mad; Vikings; Wessex country; Zomar;

REH Hoofed - Robert E. Howard, The Hoofed Thing, in Trails in Darkness, New York: Baen Books, 1996. Story also printed as "Usurp the Night." 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Narrator: Michael Strang. References: Ash, (Mrs.); Ash, Marjory; Black Book; Bozo (1); Bozo (2); Dusseldorf; hoofed thing; Nameless Cults; Stark, John; Strang, Michael; Von Junzt;

REH House - Robert E. Howard, The House in the Oaks (completed by August Derleth), in Dark Things, Sauk City: Arkham House, 1971. 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

References: Abner, Squire; Alders, Jediah; Black Book; Black Stone; Book of Eibon; Catskills; Conrad, James; De Lapide Philosophico; De Vermis Mysteriis; Geoffrey, Eustace; Geoffrey, John; Geoffrey, Justin; Geoffrey, Mrs; Geoffrey, William; Greenwich Village; Harlequin Club; Hungary; Kirowan, (Prof.) John; Liber Ivonie; Monas Hieroglyphica; Necronomicon; New York; Old Dutchtown; Shadow Kingdom, The; Skuyler, Humphrey; Unaussprechlichen Kulten; van Hoogstraten; What Lies Beyond?; Worlds Within Worlds;

REH Hun - Robert E. Howard, The Shadow of the Hun, in The Sword Woman. New York: Zebra Books, 1977. 

Protagonist: Turlough Dubh O'Brien. References: Athelstane, the Saxon; del Cortez, Don Rodrigo; O'Brien, Turlogh Dubh;

REH Lost - Robert E. Howard, The Valley of the Lost, in Trails in Darkness. New York: Baen Books, 1996. (This story is indexed here because the Old People mentioned have some resemblance to the Little People.)

Protagonist: John Reynolds. References: Allison family; Allison, Job.; Antelope Wells; Blind Horse Canyon; Brill family; Brill, Jonathon; Donnelly family; Donnelly, Bill; feathered serpent.; Fletcher family; Fletcher, Saul; Ghost Cave; Indians (Native Americans); Kerney, Steve; Killiher family; Kiowas; Lost Valley; McCrill family; McCrill, Braxton; McCrill, Jonas; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; Mound Builders; Old People; Ord family; Ord, Bill and Peter; Reynolds family; Reynolds, Esau; Reynolds, John; Solomon, Jack; Stark brothers; Terrible Nameless One; Texas; Toltecs; Wallace, Bigfoot;

REH People - Robert E. Howard, People of the Dark, in Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, New York: Baen Books, 1987. 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Narrator: John O'Brien. References: Black Stone; Bland, Eleanor; Brent, Richard; Britain; Britons; Cavern of the Children of the Night; Celts; Children of the Night; Conan of the reavers; Crom; Dagon's Cave; Eire-ann; England; Gaels; Il-marenin; Ireland, Irish; Little People; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; O'Brien, John; Picts; Stonehenge; Tamera; Vertorix;

REH Ring - Robert E. Howard, The Haunter of the Ring, in Black Canaan

Narrator: John O'Donnel. References: Ash, Evelyn.; Bain, Bill; Budapest; Donnelly, Doctor; Douglas, Elizabeth; Gordon, Evelyn; Gordon, James; Gordon, Lady Elizabeth; Gordon, Sir Richard; haunter of the ring; Hungary; Kirowan, (Prof.) John; Mektub, Ahmed; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; O'Donnel, John; reincarnation; Roelocke, Joseph; Stygia.; Thoth-amon, ring of; Vrolok, Yosef; Wanderer's Club; Zimbabwe;

REH Roof - Robert E. Howard, The Thing on the Roof, in Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos, ed. Robert M. Price, Minneapolis: Fedogan and Bremer, 1992. 

(Also in Robert E. Howard, Nameless Cults, Oakland: Chaosium, 2001.)

Narrator: nameless. References: Black Book; Black Stone; Bridewall; Central America; Clement, (Prof.) James; Dusseldorf; Egypt; England; Evidences of Nahua Culture in Yucatan; Geoffrey, Justin; Golden Goblin Press; Gonzalles, Juan; Greek language; Guatemala; Honduras; Hungary; Indians (Native Americans); Keys; London; Mongolia, Mongolians, Mongols, Mongoloids; Nameless Cults; Necronomicon; New York; Out of the Old Land; Richmond; Scientific News, The; Spain, Spaniards, Spanish; Sussex; Temple of the Toad; Toad; Tussman; Vasquez, Diego; Virginia; Von Junzt; Yucatan;

REH Shadow - Robert E. Howard, The Shadow Kingdom. (Not yet indexed. As it is primarily a Hyborian tale, probably should be only partially indexed, to capture references to Serpent-Men of Valusia.)

REH Skull - Robert E. Howard, Skull-Face. (Kathulos, Atlantis) (Not yet indexed.)

REH Twilight - Robert E. Howard, Twilight of the Grey Gods, in Eons of the Night. New York: Baen Books, 1996. Story also printed as "The Grey God Passes."

References: Athelstane, the Saxon; Dark People; De Danaans;

REH Untitled - Robert E. Howard, Untitled Fragment (beginning "Beneath the glare of the sun, etched in the hot blue sky...", in The Howard Collector, ed. Glenn Lord. New York: Ace Books, 1979.

References: Africa; Allison; Atlantis; Brill; Egypt; Hyborian Age; Hyborians; Lemuria; Nameless Cults; Nile river and valley; Semites; Stygia; Stygians; Styx; Von Junzt;

"Usurp the Night" - See Hoofed.
 


Nameless Cults
Robert E. Howard was one of H.P. Lovecraft's frequent correspondents, and an author of many pivotal Mythos tales. This book collects together all of Howard's Mythos tales, including the tales that originated Gol-Goroth, Unausspreclichen Kulten, and Friedrich Von Junzt. Contents: The Black Stone; Worms of the Earth; The Little People; People of the Dark; The Children of the Night; The Thing on the Roof; The Abbey (with  C.J. Henderson); The Fire of Asshurbanipal; The Door to the World (with Joseph S. Pulver); The Hoofed Thing; Dig Me No Grave; The House in the Oaks (with August Derleth); The Black Bear Bites; The Shadow Kingdom; The Gods of Bal-Sagoth; Skull-Face; Black Eons (with Robert M. Price); The Challenge from Beyond (round-robin with several other authors). Click here for pricing and ordering information.
 
A Cthulhu Mythos Bibliography & Concordance
By Chris Jarocha-Ernst. An indispensible resource for Cthulhu Mythos readers, writers and scholars, "A Cthulhu Mythos Bibliography & Concordance" includes more than 2600 works cited by author and title, with original bibliographic data and a detailed concordance of Mythos terms, citing which stories they appear in. If you want to find a story, all the works of a particular author, or every story that mentions dread Cthulhu, "A Cthulhu Mythos Bibiography & Concordance" is the reference work you've been looking for. Recommended. Click here for pricing and ordering information.
   


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