Heroic Sagas and Ballads (Myth and Poetics)

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Indian folklore has a wide range of stories and mythological legends, which emerge from all walks of life. These Dragon Kings could shape-shift to human form, and lived in crystal palaces guarded by shrimps and crabs. He believed the stories contained examples as to how slaves had outwitted their masters. It is, quite literally, the song of ice and fire. And, since Tommen is the embodiment of an enlightened ruler -- even at such a young age -- it stands to reason that he represents the dawning of a new era.

The Mystery of Jack of Kent and the Fate of Owain Glyndwr

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In a way you could also consider his brother to be the threshold guardian because he is right at the edge of Rama's journey trying to stop him from going forward by returning home. We learn of the ongoing struggle between the gods, who create the cosmos, and the jotnar, or giants, who aim to destroy it." book description. Next they created the sun, [16]moon, stars, and a host of angels, or spirits�i kini akua�to minister to them. Certain types of stories earn their titles from having a specific audience requirement, or by being considered of more or less consequence to a particular tradition.

Krishna

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No one of late years had a better opportunity than Kalakaua toward collecting the meles, kaaos, and traditions of his race; and for purposes looking to this end there was established by law a Board of Genealogy, which had an existence of some four years, but nothing of permanent value resulted therefrom. Suzanne Crowder Han retells four folktales on this site about Hangul / Literature - Hangul is the Korean alphabet. (Broken Link 2/14/02) Pomona's Ancient Cosmology site includes an article by Mitch Stoltz on Ancient Japanese Culture and Cosmology.

The Agon in Euripides

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This King had made a law that whoever among his people should erect a heiau and kapu the same before the King had his temple kapued, that man should pay the penalty of death. Whether or not they describe actual events, most modern religions are not above invoking material which is mythic in character. When it was cold, Fire kept Bear and his family warm. It’s all lumped in with the rest of the mythology upon which he draws, and it works that way.

Religion in Schools: Controversies around the World

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The wife of the younger brother would have nothing to do with it and told them it was the wrong thing to do, because the sister had had only her share of the meat. Gaia pleaded with Uranus to release the children but Uranus sternly refused her request. Demons - A dangerous topic to be sure, but there are few beings more fascinating than these. An ancient Bogatyr of tremendous height and power, which proves too much for Mother Earth, so he has to move into the mountains to avoid sinking into the ground.

Dancing Goddess

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But, I'm pretty sure the Azor Ahai prophecy has already come to pass (in a self-fulfilling kind of way), and Tyrion really is the "valonqar" (this could play into Cersei's role as Frigg as well, being that Frigg has the power of prophecy, and Cersei has always been convinced Tyrion is her "valonqar" -- not Jaime). In a later theory, Chaos is the formless matter from which the cosmos, or harmonious order, was created. She threw the island of Sicily on top of Enceladus, who had been trying to retreat.

Fantastic Creatures (Mysterious World)

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable offers an HTML conversion of the 1894 edition of E. We're not entirely sure what was meant by "dark magic", but there is a type of magic known to the world that one might describe as "dark" (and, in all likelihood, probably didn't originate from a human source) -- blood magic. Children are usually introduced to myths through Greek legends and mythology, although Norse myths are also easy to find in books.

Ours Once More: Folklore, Ideology and the Making of Modern

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These accounts, inaccurate as they may be, are important in that they demonstrate that the Celts came into cultural contact, and sometimes competition, with the Greeks as well as the Romans. At some points, though, the reasons that stories conflict with stories I've read elsewhere simply aren't that clear. The surf on that day was in fine sporting condition, and a number of young women were surf-riding, and Kahalaopuna longed to be with them.

To Shoot, Burn, and Hang: Folk-History from a Kentucky

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He said the collection "tells us something about the decisions Zora made when she put together 'Mules and Men,' and it's an important collection of black folk tales at a time when African-American life was becoming increasingly urbanized and a lot of Southern blacks were moving into the urban North," and some of their stories got lost along the way. "What it becomes is the expressive and imaginative culture of people who many times were illiterate," Hemmenway said. "They were not sitting down writing short stories and poems.

Three Blind Mice

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A bull so obviously gentle that all the maidens rushed to stroke and pet it. Deborah Scherrer has collected an number of myths and Solar Folklore from around the world for the Stanford Solar Center. His book, Myths of the Cherokee and Sacred Formulas of the Cherokee is the best source book for Cherokee myths, ceremonies and sacred formulas. Similarly, according to Jung, we have a collective unconscious where our humanity's memories, dreams, and reflections lie.