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.
How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
The Goose Girl is a fairy tale written by Jacob and William Grimm. It's a story of a stolen identity, the power of a given word and the justice winning over injustice.
Myths and legends of plants and flowers are captivating and full of adventure. This Filipino legend of the sweet smelling night blooming jasmine is no different. Why is the scent of the night blooming jasmine strongest at night? Here's why according to this beautiful legend.
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.
The Story of Cinderella is probably the most universal on planet. It seems sooner or later we all can relate with her position in the fairy tale to some degree. Let's explore some possible reasons ...
Hercules is a mythical hero of ancient Greek mythology who slew dragons—Hydra, Ladon, and another one in Troy—among other feats of strength and bravery, including the "12 Labors of Hercules."
If you've read the comic books or seen the Thor films, you'll recognize the Aesir. The God of Thunder was one of them. Here is an overview of one of two groups of Norse Gods.
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