The Phoenix is a mythological creature that can be found in many books. So where did it originate? What is the true myth? These questions are answered here and more.
Vampire names just aren't for Halloween or creepy role-playing games. As vampire popularity rises, more and more are trying to pick names that show just how big of a vampire fan they really are. The list found below is separated into two...
A very detailed description of the differences between the classic horror monster, the werewolf, and the misunderstood, often forgotten, lycanthrope.
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.
Almost every country has it's legends and stories of fantastic and mysterious creatures that have passed down the ages. Well Australia is no different. Our folklore has its own unique creatures.
There are many tales of faerie folk, but the Hungarians have their own unique ideas ... which is the basis for the name well known in that country: Ilona.
This folk tale from Cornwall describes how a witch not only terrified the locals, but had a remarkable ability to turn into a hare.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin is a well known poem and story, based on the legend of Pied Piper with magic powers. Let's check its summary and explore the roots of the legend through analysis.
A short sketch on the god Chronos, the personification of time.
A greeting-induced malady such as headache and stomach ache believed to be cause by "bati" in the Philippines. A greeting or compliment that can cause harm unintentionally.