A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
The folklore of the West Midlands and of Wales from Robert Plant's childhood that influenced the lyrical content of Led Zeppelin.
The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Folklore is a term with tremendous numbers of sub-set categories. Types of oral tradition, kinds of folklore stories and narratives are just some of the considerations involved when discussing "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