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Britain's Living Folklore

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Roy Palmer

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Sometimes the fears that the legend plays on can be very specific. For instance, I believe there are more births on the days and nights of a full moon. Relatedly, I've noticed that in biblical studies there's a loose usage of both myth and legend, not generally adhering to these quite precise definitions of the folklorists, but informed more by colloquial use. Some of them I knew and they spoke to me,�although that seemed strange, for I knew they were dead,�but nearly all were strangers.

Some Kind of Power: Navajo Children Skinwalker Narratives

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Margaret K. Brady

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The warrior killed the boar with his sword, but not before the boar had gored Diarmuid, fatally wounding him. And they don’t have predictable endings, like fairy tales often do. The man spread the slime on the water and breathed on it to make it grow. While the Prince and King talked to the girl the Queen went to make up a chamber to house the unexpected visitor. However, both of these are simply common. If the smell seeps out of your pores, you're having a: If you can smell the garlic coming off you, you're having a boy.

Native American Legends of the Great Lakes and the

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Katharine Berry Judson

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Szeukha, son of Chiowotmahke (Earth maker), saved himself by floating on a ball of pine resin. This was given, and the three turned inland and journeyed till they reached a plain of soft, whitish rock, where they all refreshed themselves with food. Many people believe that the ancient, sunken city of Atlantis was in the Bimini islands in the Bahamas. Pelias, to make sure that no one from Aeson's family could challenge him, killed his family. It also allows the user to poll entries from his CDrom - Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology.

The Historical Tradition of Busoga, Mukama and Kintu.

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David William Cohen

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Choose a tale and rewrite it with your own twist. She was born from the foam of the sea, and was the wife of Hephaestus and the mother of Eros. The structure is a framework covered with canvas and painted accordingly. Thus, examples of legends are the stories about Robin Hood, which are set in a definite period, the reign of Richard I of England (1189-99), or about King Arthur, which were perhaps originally based on the exploits of a Romano-Celtic prince who attempted to resist the expansion of the Anglo-Saxons in what was to become England.

Old Tales for a New Day

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Sophia Lyon Fahs

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A few things I've learned though, being privy to documents and copies of very old text sent to me is this. The mother of the Irish tree-calendar alphabet. The great diversity of associations of this type compels us to take this point of view. The people that live/lived in these cultures believed these stories. However, a black ant brought two grains of rice. Outstanding examples are Vishnu, Shiva, and the great goddess in Hindu literature, who are each described as supreme yet do not reduce the "reality" of the others. "Supremacy" is not as unambiguous and general a term as it seems, and in Hinduism it refers first and foremost to the perfection (i.e., the idea that a deity is supremely perfect) of a deity in himself.

The Greek Myths

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Robert Graves

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Some part one lectures may require passwords, but part 2 does not. ***Links are constantly changing, so you need to notify me if they aren't working. There are many sources that have to be taken into account when talking about the history of any people from those times, of course this would also include Croats. Many of the attractions on the island revolve around Mahsuri’s story, and there is also a musical about the whole thing, which I saw as a kid. And in the Eighties, folklorists noted references to an evil Bloody Mary -- or La Llorona, as children of Mexican migrant workers first named her -- among children of all races and economic classes.

More Folktales of Science

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So when a sign says Keep of the Grass, there might be a reason in Ireland. Don’t worry, your majesty, I won’t spend any more time here than I need to. At the bottom of the lake there still lay the body of Nanabozho's cousin. I’ll definitely have more on this fascinating aspect of cat lore later. ACADIE-NET - Folklore et histoire de l'Acadie offers pointers to sites with information about Acadian folklore. Considering perception in a spiritual context, Owl medicine is related to psychism, occult matters, instincts, and clairvoyance-- the true ability to see what is happening around you.

Ecology, Sociopolitical Organization, and Cultural Change on

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The changeling legend has lasted for centuries. In some cultures, each home possessed its own deity, to supplement the culture's "goddess of the home" (who was named Hestia in the Greek religion). I wanted the invitation to be as open ended as a fairy tale that begins, 'Once upon a time...' and then goes somewhere surprising, unknown." Occultism of the Australian Aborigines, J. Because you have disobeyed me, you have soiled what I brought with me. Women lost their grinding stones from their vagina when the flood washed them out to sea. [ Berndt & Berndt, pp. 287-289] Crow got into an argument with two other men because he accidentally let green ants contaminate their fish.

The Olive Fairy Book

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They succeeded, and Olle put the fire in the buckeye tree. [ Merriam, pp. 138-151] Oye, Coyote-man, and Wekwek, Falcon-man, quarreled. The span is considerably wider at the bottom than at the top, this result being produced by the spreading of the sheet of water as it was precipitated from the dizzy height above. This is also the name of a demon in Hindu legends. Beetle was put in charge of the sack full of stars, but out of curiosity he made a hole in it, and the stars scattered across the heavens.

Sacred History of Britain

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Martin Palmer

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Chickcharnies live in the pine forests and build nests by joining two pine trees together at the top. On this fact hypothesis I remark that, if the shipwrecked foreigners were educated men, or only possessed of such Scriptural knowledge as was then imparted to the commonality of laymen, it is morally impossible to conceive that a Spaniard of the sixteenth century should confine his instruction to some of the leading events of the Old Testament, and be totally silent upon the Christian dispensation, and the cruciolatry, mariolatry, and hagiolatry of that day.
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