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
A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
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.
The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).
How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
Jack Frost is the most famous personification of winter, and the impish, mischievous Jack uses ice to create and to have fun.
The Panchatantra Five Principles of ancient India is a collection of fables originally written in Sanskrit. It is believed to have been written by Vishnu Sharma.
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...
I have been a professional storyteller for over 20 years and organise a major UK storytelling festival, so the question: 'what makes a good story?' is an important one for me and all storytellers.
MIKE FINK:Half Horse-Half Alligator was his brag in a song a folk legend and real person and a ring-tailed roarer
Apparent bully,reckless and disagreeable. The makeup of a folk hero are often illogical.He was bigger than life.
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