Baltic myths are filled with intriguing and captivating stories about laumes the fairies.
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.
Ever wonder why a baker's dozen is thirteen and not twelve? Maybe you never knew the old Christmas story involved a witch...here is another installment of Tales of American Witches.
How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
The magic and works of craftsmen and blacksmiths in Irish, Norse, and English folklore.
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.
Irma looks to be a storm for the ages. What is to come? I glimpse into the figure of Odin and his wisdom poetry give insight into the nature of the impending storm.
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."
Norse Mythology has many giants, big and small. Sometimes cast as villains or heroes, these deities played a pivotal role in Nordic mythology and literature. Here's a brief history of giants.