Category Archives: Folklore

African Tales: Folklore of the Central African Republic

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She also continues to translate many of the myths from Ugarit and some later sources. The night after they had left, heavy rains came and turned the valley into a lake, drowning all the inhabitants of the town. Every village and town had its own Ch'eng-Huang, most often a local dignitary or important person who had died and been promoted to godhood. Manu's ship alone will remain, fastened by a rope to the great fish's horn. The concise stories (many of which, such as “The Donkey and the Lion Skin,” have variants in Aesop’s Fables) are told in simple prose; each is paired with a striking, if sometimes disconcerting, painting.

The Complete Russian Folktale: v. 2: The Animal Tales

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Stanner, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1975, 213p. At her suggestion they named the boy Kaopele, from the name of their goddess, Pele. Atum said he will destroy all he made and return the earth to the Primordial Water which was its original state. The formulas of myths and folk-tales, if we disregard the particular incidents that form the substance with which the framework is filled in, are almost exclusively events that reflect the occurrences of human life, particularly those that stir the emotions of the people.

Dorsetshire Folklore

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John Symonds Udal

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Soaring above the monster on a winged horse, Pegasus, he shoots arrows at her. He was particulary fond of leaping out from behind buildings to terrorize his prey. In winter when food was scarce he was deserted by his relatives, but was helped by the eagles, who gave him food. All data should be taken into account: both grave goods and osteological examination. If this book is not too violent for kids, why are fairy tales? The name of the place is Gaalbaraya; it is still a taboo place. [ Berndt & Berndt, pp. 96-97] All the honeycombs that a man cut out were no good.

Benedict's Pool

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Fred Archer

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This was the name of the Roman goddess of thresholds, door pivots, and change. They were known as "Monster Slayer" and "Child-Born-of-Water". Sometimes, the stolen babies were returned to the families, especially when a person can expose the true nature of the changeling. The ruler of these divine beings was Cronus, son of Gaia (Mother Earth). This purpose of mythology was especially important before the advent of modern science, which offered the Big Bang theory to replace creation myths, and it gave us the theory of evolution to supplant myths regarding the genesis of humanity.

True Love: Quotations Selected by Helen Exley (Mini Square

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Finding none, they returned and ascended to the mountain's summit again. Those who have not joined AFS can only view Wiki content. A free, downloadable teacher's manual gives you tips for creatively teaching each lesson. ( Click here if you would prefer to purchase the teacher's manual as a spiral-bound book.) An optional 23-page e-book supplement contains all the checklists from the Student Book, allowing you to print a copy for your student if a checklist is lost or you want to give an additional assignment with the same checklist.

The Wit of the Wild; pp. 1-293

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After four days, Elder Brother's images began laughing and talking. Because the country has many islands and is inhabited by different ethnic groups, Philippine mythology and superstitions are very diverse. The attitude that the true artist must suffer and starve and die in poverty became a rule. I am Lisette Westerveldt and I will be your teacher during this course. Drawing by Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794-1872). Read my lips and come to grips with the reality! Greek myths were a huge part of the religion in Ancient Greece, and offer a glimpse into the lives of the ancient people who told them.

Remarks on horses' teeth, addressed to purchasers

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Other people who examined myth from the folklore standpoint included Sir James Frazer, the British anthropologist, the brothers Grimm (Jacob, who influenced Mannhardt, and Wilhelm), who are well-known for their collections of folklore, and Stith Thompson, who is notable for his classification of folk literature, particularly his massive Motif-Index of Folk-Literature (1955). And as if all this wasn't enough for your money, the book also includes a forward by Maria Tatar and an Afterwards by Jack Zipes, two of the most distinguished fairy tale scholars working today.

The Halloween Encyclopedia

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Lisa Morton

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While Riiki pushed, Great Ray, Turtle, and Octopus tore at the roots of the sky while Naareau sang. All people and animals were destroyed except Kangi, the crow. Since its origin, Hitopadesa has been translated into numerous languages to benefit the readers all over the world. Winged Sandals may be aimed primary at kids and young adults, but the media-rich content, featuring animation, interactivity, and games to teach classical mythology, will be of interest to all.

Eagle Down Is Our Law: Witsuwit'En Law, Feasts, and Land

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Some of the characteristics of this dragon is that is has a more positive attitude on things and also it has a more positive approach and also is less selfish and less power hungry than most dragons are. The farmer would have given up in despair but one slightly moved her foot and he, recognizing her slipper, won her hand. It was at first so small that a little bird could walk around it, but it grew and grew. [ Frazer, pp. 314-315] A man and his wife went up the hills to hunt marmots.

Peronnik: The Simpleton

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To point out that folklore in a written form can still be considered folklore, it should be pointed out that all the examples of folk literature cited in this article are taken from print, rather than oral sources. Arriving there he showed the stone fish god, Pohaku-muone, and said: �We can get fish up here from this stone without much work or trouble.� Then Aiai picked up the stone and they went down to Lehoula, and setting it down at a point facing the pond which his father had made he repeated these words: �O Ku-ula, my father; O Hina, my mother, I place this stone here in your name, Ku-ula, which action will make your name famous and mine too, your son; the keeping of this ku-ula stone I give to my friend, and he and his offspring hereafter will do and act in all things pertaining to it in our names.� After saying these words he told his friend his duties [227]and all things to be observed relative to the stone and the benefits to be derived therefrom as an influencing power over such variety of fish as he desired.
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