The lore of the honey bee from across the Celtic lands, as originally published in Celtic Guide (Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2015).
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.
Jack Frost is the most famous personification of winter, and the impish, mischievous Jack uses ice to create and to have fun.
The 3rd installment in the series Tales of American Witches details a sad story of a woman who is abandoned by her love and then accused of witchcraft. This is the story of Maria Hallett.
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 ...
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.
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
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."
Dick Turpin was an 18th Century highwayman and seems representative of the hero worship the English of the period gave to outlaws. and seems to me to be a part of a continuing legend of the outlaw.
How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.