How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
There are many moon superstitions and myths, many of them very ancient. We are fascinated by lunar lore, so come and explore how our ancestors saw the Moon and the stories they created around it
Tales both sinister and fun, of the devil across the Celtic lands, including Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Scotland, and Brittany.
A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
Norse mythology is the ancient myth and beliefs of people of northern Europe. Especially Vikings are known for Norse mythology although they were not the only one to acknowledge it. Norse mythology existed from 1500 BC...
Cultural anthropology of Armenian old wives tales, superstitions, and folk beliefs. Insights into western Armenian beliefs about sex, Christianity, fertility, luck, and evil, before WWI.
Jack Frost is the most famous personification of winter, and the impish, mischievous Jack uses ice to create and to have fun.
The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).
Folktales from around the world and more to learn about from all cultures
As with many mythical heroes, the birth of this hero is a trip into the fantastical, the unbelievable. Paul Bunyan is said to have been delivered to his parents via stork! Actually a normal baby would be delivered by...
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