Category Archives: Mythology

Imagining Women: Fujian Folk Tales (International Folk Tale)

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.51 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It was part of the duty of the medieval Irish bards, or court poets, to record the history of the family and the genealogy of the king they served. Jo Heirman's collection of mythology links is a bit briefer and lacks descriptions, but Mythologie.pagina.nl may be easier for you to understand than other sites if Dutch is your native tongue. Arda is also known as Ea, which means in elven-tongue: To be. The wife of the Fomorian sea-god, Tethra, was said to be a crow goddess who also hovered above battlefields, and Scottish myth has the Cailleach Bheure, who often appeared in crow form.

Continue reading Imagining Women: Fujian Folk Tales (International Folk Tale)

Celtic Fairy Tales: (Forgotten Books)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.31 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In Welsh mythology, Blodeuwedd, the Goddess of Betrayal, is associated with the owl. This was perhaps the origin of sickness and the art of healing with medicines in Hawaii. [52] As has been said, diseases settled on the different islands like an epidemic, and the practice of medicine ensued, for Kamakanuiahailono followed them in their journeyings. D., Bardo Museum THE NEREIDES (Nereids) were fifty sea-nymphe daughters of Nereus the old man of the sea. Myth and reality about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Although not completely mythological, the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were associated with several Greek myths and […] The ancient Greek myth of Halcyon is a tender story of love and commitment, which explains the Halcyon sunny days of calm seas and winds.

Continue reading Celtic Fairy Tales: (Forgotten Books)

O Bedwar Ban Ewrop: Straeon Gwerin O Ewrop

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.81 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

This was the first stone raised by Aiai and established as a ku-ula at Hamoa; and the old people of Hana attributed to its influence the return of the fish to their waters. Only a small number of the stories thus designated explicitly refer to fairies. Its aim is a very modest one: to furnish an inducement rather than a formal introduction to the study of Folk Lore; a study which, when once begun, the reader will pursue, with unflagging interest, in such works as the various writings of Mr.

Continue reading O Bedwar Ban Ewrop: Straeon Gwerin O Ewrop

Irish Food and Folklore (Food & folklore)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.82 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Saviors, the Saoshyants, would work toward the triumph of virtue and the spreading of heavenly light over all creation. The peninsula itself is very mountainous, divided by eight major mountain ranges. Dumakulem – The strong, agile guardian of mountains and the son of Idiyanale and Dimangan. In many instances the lives of Pagan Slavic people really didn't change much after the introduction of Christianity, they just exchanged one god for another one, or some incorporated them into the traits of saints.

Continue reading Irish Food and Folklore (Food & folklore)

Myth of the Britannica

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.86 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Man is sometimes said to have ascended from the depths of the earth (as with the Zuni, an American Indian people) or from a certain rock or tree of cultic significance. BTW I never got ill effect because you get something done. Some groups during the pre-Spanish conquest era believed in a single Supreme Being who created the world and everything in it, while others chose to worship a multitude of tree and forest deities (diwatas). Singing his most powerful spirit song the killer whale came to life and Natsilane ordered it to attack and kill his brothers, which it did without hesitation.

Continue reading Myth of the Britannica

Philippine Folk Fiction and Tales

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.16 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It should be noted that the purpose of the story as related in version B by informant #7 was to explain where the Easter Bunny came from, and the colors were more a secondary tale. Today it is still used in the neighborhood of Persia, by the Kurds according to some tourists. The writing could start in class, with an expectation that the assignment would be completed within a week in a final draft form. They were Zauberer, sorcerers, of the Ikemba tribe and one of them who was known as Bokero, had been selling to his fellow Africans a maji (this word can mean water, sap, juice, any body liquid or vegetable extract) which, he claimed, had been given him by the Snake God to whom he referred as Koleo. (The word koleo literally means 'a pair of tongs', suggesting that this serpent was a python, well known for squeezing its victims to death; the worship of the python is widespread in Africa).

Continue reading Philippine Folk Fiction and Tales

Mysterious Britain

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.09 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

We do know that the Celtic religion was nature based (trees, water, etc.), what neopagans now call "earth spirituality". This is an example of facing the threshold guardian. These various root cognate nouns, tribal names then very likely have a part to play in the genesis of the later emerging and recorded and more specific "Hrvati" ethnonym and people down to this day, (aka Horvati/Harvati/Hrovati/ Hæredi' etc) it also affected the Gothic name for the Carpathians....."

Continue reading Mysterious Britain

Bawenda of the Spelonken (Transvaal)

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.01 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

We thus see part of reality and fill in the rest with our own assumptions, expectations, needs, wants, pasts, presents, futures, and desires. Never mind the fact that the Files are chock-a-bloc with little folk faeries, and the sídhe. In this work, he interprets Apollo’s killing the Greeks with his arrows in the Iliad as a plague diffused by the heat of the sun—a reading that not only interprets theologically problematic passages in the myth in terms of amoral natural processes but also retains Theagenes’ identification of Apollo with light and heat.

Continue reading Bawenda of the Spelonken (Transvaal)

The Wolfhound Guide to the River Gods (Wolfhound Guides)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 15.00 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

When Bran catches Jaime having sex with Cersei in the beginning of A Game of Thrones, and subsequently gets pushed from the window, it sets off a chain of events. Statue rec'd & it is beautiful, thank you! The moon was her brother and lived in the west. Students should be prepared to give "two stars and a wish" after each group's presentation. Beroe first received Kypris; and above the neighbouring roads, the meadows of themselves put out plants of grass and flowers on all sides; in the sandy bay the beach became ruddy with clumps of roses. ..

Continue reading The Wolfhound Guide to the River Gods (Wolfhound Guides)

The Encyclopedia of Superstitions

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.60 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In 1546 Grace was married at a young age to the head of the O'Flaherty Clan, but when he was killed in battle, Grace became the head of the O'Flaherty's as well. Not exactly mythology, but some of it is related. This is the first case known of fishing for aku with pearl from the land, as it is a well known fact that this fish is caught only in deep sea, far from shore. The intense devotion and love which her devotees feel for Ganga is no small measure due to the fact that she is the only accessible physical entity that flows both in the heavens and on the earth.

Continue reading The Encyclopedia of Superstitions