Folklore & Mythology
epub |eng | 2002-10-14 | Author:Gibbs, Laura, Aesop

Fable 291 (Chambry 172 = Perry 54) The Farmer’s Boy and the Snails A farmer’s boy was roasting snails. When he heard them sizzling in the fire, he said, ‘You ...
( Category: Folklore October 9,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Gilmore, David D.;

Jungle Queens and Serpents The theme of the evil seductress luring man into the primitive past finds rich expression in late nineteenth-century English adventure novels, especially those involving explorers on ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology October 4,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:David D. Gilmore

Kachina figure representing Awatovi Monster Man, painting by Cliff Bahnimptewa. Courtesy Heard Museum. Monster Woman may be accompanied by Awatovi Soyok Taka, or Awatovi Monster Man. Like his female counterpart, ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology October 4,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Robert Graves [Graves, Robert]

1 . This is a popular minstrel tale, containing few mythic elements, which could be told either in Thebes or Argos without causing offence; which would be of interest to ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-29 | Author:Shirley Andrews

[contents] 181. In addition to being a successful healer, Kathleen is a retired army officer. Under the pen name of Jane Egan, she has recently completed a book titled The ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 6,2020 )
mobi, azw3 |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Jan Harold Brunvand [Brunvand, Jan Harold]

NOTES “The Spider in the Hairdo” Gail Parent’s feature “Folklore from the Fifties” containing the quoted text of “The Spider in the Hairdo” appeared in Esquire , March 1976, pp. ...
( Category: Popular Culture August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2003-12-16 | Author:Brunvand, Jan Harold [Brunvand, Jan Harold]

ANIMAL GROUP HEAD SAYS ORIENTALS EAT PETS By Mary Anne Shreve Journal Staff Writer The local president of a humanitarian organization has accused Oriental residents in Springfield of catching—and eating—neighborhood ...
( Category: Popular Culture August 6,2020 )
mobi, epub, azw3 |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Gary Greenberg [Greenberg, Gary]

Myth #57: Jacob wrestled with a stranger. The Myth: And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. And when he ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-06 | Author:Brunvand, Jan Harold [Brunvand, Jan Harold]

From Helen Creighton’s 1957 book Bluenose Ghosts, pp. 185–87. This text shares the “portrait identification” motif with many versions of “The Vanishing Hitchhiker.” A variation of the “Ghost in Search ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 6,2020 )
mobi, azw3 |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Jan Harold Brunvand [Brunvand, Jan Harold]

ANIMAL GROUP HEAD SAYS ORIENTALS EAT PETS By Mary Anne Shreve Journal Staff Writer The local president of a humanitarian organization has accused Oriental residents in Springfield of catching—and eating—neighborhood ...
( Category: Popular Culture August 5,2020 )
azw3, mobi, epub |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Robert Graves [Graves, Robert]

Moon – Division of Waters Mars – Dry Land, Pasture and Trees Mercury – Heavenly Bodies and the Seasons Jupiter – Sea-beasts and Birds Venus – Land-beasts, Man and Woman ...
( Category: Poetry August 5,2020 )
mobi, azw3 |eng | 2020-08-03 | Author:Jan Harold Brunvand [Brunvand, Jan Harold]

From Helen Creighton’s 1957 book Bluenose Ghosts, pp. 185–87. This text shares the “portrait identification” motif with many versions of “The Vanishing Hitchhiker.” A variation of the “Ghost in Search ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-07 | Author:Maureen Alden [Alden, Maureen]

The man who looks like a god but whose words lack grace obviously corresponds to Euryalus, and the man of insignificant appearance, honoured like a god for his rhetorical gifts, ...
( Category: Medieval August 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-08-14 | Author:Johnston, Sarah Iles

HECATE AND GIRLS’ TRANSITIONS I mentioned above that one of Hecate’s earliest roles in Greek literature and art was that of a wedding attendant. In this she was similar to ...
( Category: Ritual August 1,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2015-12-21 | Author:Erich Neumann [Neumann, Erich]

27. The hawk god Horns with King Nectanebo II Egypt, 370 B.C. 28. Ramesses I sacrifices to Isis and to the Osiris head symbol Egypt, Abydos, 14th–13th century B.C. 29. ...
( Category: Folklore & Mythology July 29,2020 )