The Story of the Claddagh Ring

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.04 MB Downloadable formats: PDF About - why the site was built and how to send feedback. There are many ancient myths about Sagittarius. Odin ("OHDTH-in"; called Wotan or Woden in Germanic lore): Allfather and shape-shifting husband of Frigga. A good example of dedication of certain places to this deity is the name of the medieval city Podzvizd in Velika Kladuša, itd. The Celts are not a senile culture of...
More

Old Wives' Tales: The Lowdown on Everyday Myths

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF From countries as distant and different as Egypt and Iceland similar fairy tales are told. Zeus next created the men of the Bronze Age, men of violence who perished by mutual destruction. According to several historical records, the Libyan birthplace of the Goddess Neith was also the traditional homeland of the warrior women known as the Libyan Amazons, in the western parts of...
More

Folk Takes from Iraq

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.12 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Includes articles on folklore and tradition. Her marriage to Ceyx was bliss—too happy, in fact. Dany's relationship to the sea is represented by her need for ships, and future marriage to Victarion Greyjoy. King Edward I removed it to London in 1296 and it was placed under the throne in Westminster Abbey. When the wanderer finished his meal, he said, "You have been kind to ...
More

The Art of Amy Brown II

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.30 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In the early period of the Qing Dynasty there appeared an anthology of short mythical stories written in the classical style-- Strange Stories from Happiness Studio by Pu Songling. The study of monsters will not only explain how they became myths, but also their presence in literary culture as a whole. This tattoo of a "Kolovrat" (Slavic spinning wheel) looks pretty cool too. ...
More

The Eye of the Beholder

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.48 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The pages devoted to Norse and Teutonic mythology, has been divided into three section: The Asgard contains information of Norse and Teutonic deities, including the Aesir and Vanir, giants and monsters. Hesiod's Theogony is not only the fullest surviving account of the gods, but also the fullest surviving account of the archaic poet's function, with its long preliminary invoca...
More

The Amazing Stories of Joseph with His Coat of Many Colours

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.77 MB Downloadable formats: PDF We know that the First Men of the North and the Riverlands were converted to the Children's "Old Gods", at some point following the conclusion of the 2,000 year long struggle that saw humanity claim Westeros from them. But the sequel will show that he had a slippery fellow to deal with, at least when he chose to assume the character of a swine; for, being pushed to the upper e...
More

Curious myths of the Middle Ages

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.06 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In addition to such practically motivated attempts to understand myth, theorists and scholars from many disciplines have interested themselves in the study of the subject. Here is a brief description of The Myth of Cheiron Restored! 2/14/02 The University of Victoria presents Classical Myth: The Ancient Sources, which collects links to classical images and texts and organizes ...
More

Legends of Gods and Ghosts (Hawaiian Mythology)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.00 MB Downloadable formats: PDF But Kaaialii cried out: �I thirst not for water, but for the sight of my [173]love. Pele, less acquainted with the art of balancing herself on the narrow sled than her rival, was beaten, and Kahawali was applauded by the spectators as he returned up the side of the hill. [40] Before starting again, Pele asked him to give her his papa holua, but he, supposing from her appearance...
More

Mexico and the Old Southwest: People, Palaver, Places

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Mermaid Ino threw off her jealousy of Semele's bed divine, and struck up a brave hymn for winepouring Lyaios (Lyaeus) [Dionysos]." "[The Queen of the Indians speaks :] ‘May I dwell with the Neiades (Naiads), since Seabluehair [Poseidon] received Leukothea (Leucothea) also living and she is called one of the Nereides; and may I appear another watery Ino, no longer white, but blac...
More

The Golden Age of Myth and Legend: Being a Revised and

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.48 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Like Bast, she was a goddess of hunting and warfare as well as a goddess of love and beauty and the cat was her sacred animal. Dumezil, Georges (tr. by Einar Haugen): Gods of the Ancient Northmen. But with one�s [184]love in the seething gulf of the whirlpool, what would be to him the sublime cataract? Includes many famous documents, quotes, information about great chiefs and leade...
More