Mythology

Antigones: How the Antigone Legend Has Endured in Western

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These two are described in the Kanikau, or Lamentation, of Puupehe, as mutually captive, [182]the one to the other. Several Races exist that revere trees, and there are some that use them as icons. GIFT OF THE GILA MONSTER, THE: Navajo Ceremonial Tales MERRY ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD, THE Howard Pyle's classic version of the stories of Robin Hood. It begins with three brothers and a sister. Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
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British Fairy Origins

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And in this sense, Bran's paralyzation represents Fenrir's "binding". These emblems were also displayed prominently on temples, forts and palaces. The Blue Men looked like humans with blue skins. It is merely an observation of history, be it myth or truth. Is the use a coincidence, or are fairy tales inspired in this way by the earlier mythologies? The treasures and tribal mausoleums of Armenian Arshaguni (Arshakuni) kings were there, too. (Artemis) - The daughter or wife of Aramazd.
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Rocket in My Pocket

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An old legend says that goblins originating in France caught a ride with the Vikings to arrive in England. I never heard one voice or glowing vision. An oracle predicted that some day Aegeus’s son would be the death of him. They chose the deepest parts of woodlands and either planted trees or used existing groves as places of worship. Then said they to him: �How about the fire?� �How, indeed?� he answered. �When I got there, behold, there was no fire; it was out.
Mythology

Greek-American Folk Beliefs and Narratives (Folklore of the

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She abducted the infant from Queen Elaine (or Helen) of Banoic and raised the infant Lancelot to manhood. The custom of Croatian Catholic women tattooing themselves in Bosnia and Hercegovina goes back centuries, starting around the time of the Habsburg-Turkish Ottoman wars in Europe. He is a human savior for humankind, much the same as the Seven are human gods for humankind (what I mean by that is this -- if every human had the ability to warg, or shape shift, or raise people from the dead, the natural order would be thrown into chaos.
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The Living Goddesses

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He dug a ditch and constructed a dam so as to lead the water of the brook into some pits, and thus be able to catch the oopu and opae. Two of them climbed into the tree and met their fate. Literature & Fiction, Mythology & Folk Tales, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Steampunk, 30 Minutes (12-21 Pages), Fantasy, Fairy Tales Actaeon has always considered himself the best hunter in all of Greece.
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I Love to Read: Goldilocks & the Three Bears

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They adopted Roman beliefs and their Celtic tradition started to die away. A week's rowing brought them to a harbor walled in by high cliffs. Love appears throughout the Greek myths and often drives the narrative forward. This myth is not in the Canalave Library, but rather are Cynthia 's conclusions of her studies about the ancient myths. Anderson's discovery is significant because of its large size, nearly 300 pages.
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Celtic Mythology

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Village Fox, has assembled a Hebrew Mythology Library which explores some of the Genesis stories such as those of creation and the early patriarchs. At this place Puniaiki asked the paddlers: �What is the name of that surf cresting beneath the prow of our canoes?� He then said to them: �Point straight the prow of the canoes and paddle with strength.� At these words of Puniaiki their minds were in doubt, because there were probably no akus at that place in the surf; but that was none of their business.
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The Talking Cat and Other Stories of French Canada

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Proinsias Mac Cana’s Celtic Mythology (hey, I warned you that these books all have deceptively generic names) is, like Sjoestedt’s Celtic Gods and Heroes, a book that you’ll find referenced over and over again in the scholarly literature and in the derivative, “me too” introductory books on Celtic mythology. Lidagat – The goddess of the sea, daughter of Maguayan. Comparing and contrasting mythology and folk tales? This story went round that somebody had tamed a donkey. The Always Female Kikimoras are told to be outright malevolent to humans.
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Lost Trails of the Cimarron

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So, Bloodraven can take control of them and use them, in concert with the Others, to scourge the land -- because, as we do know from Westerosi history, the Others could not defeat humanity on their own. Then Aiai ascended Kaiwiopele Hill and motioned to the people of both places to pull the ropes attached to the hook on the mouth of the puhi. A number of scholars consider that at least some of the Croats could also have been mentioned in the Old English and Nordic epic poems.
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Folk Lore of West and Mid Wales

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Show the different themes that run through the Greek tragic dynasties and indicate their significance. We are unable to grasp the complexity of these feelings, and for this reason we bow to the superiority of the tree over us. The upper door, as far as we know, is always locked. Fortunately, if you’re into medieval romances, the Mabinogion should be right up your alley, anyway. Educated Europeans generally conceive that this sort of belief is extinct in their own land, or, at least their own immediate section of that land.