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." Within the realms of folklore, you...
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."
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 ...
In the Pre-Christian Laplands of Finland, one God had one power...but it was the most important one. Here is a brief description of Madder Atcha, the god of Humanity.
Young men were warned, but many didn't listen. The Rusalki is out there waiting in the depth of some river ready to lure an unsuspecting boy/man into the raging torrent and to certain death.
Tales both sinister and fun, of the devil across the Celtic lands, including Ireland, Wales, Cornwall, Scotland, and Brittany.
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
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.
Apparent bully,reckless and disagreeable. The makeup of a folk hero are often illogical.He was bigger than life.