Three Arthurs

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The trumpeter bird was in such a hurry to descend that he flopped into an ant's nest, and the insects gnawed his legs to the bone, giving his present appearance. He gave the fire to the children, and they were able to roast their fish. The Indians on the moon were suspicious of the newcomers, but the Spider Indians assured them that they had only come to gamble. But none of these things could praise them, so they formed more advanced beings of clay. Characters can experience internal and external conflicts.

West African Folktales (General Series)

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When Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm published their famous collection of German "Märchen" (usually translated as "fairy tales"), they were interested in far more than children's stories: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm were interested in German mythology, and they saw these folktales as being part of the German mythology tradition. Meeting with Kaneakama the prophet directed him to the heiau of Puukahi, at the foot of the pali, or precipice, of Kalaupapa, on the [188]windward side of the island, where he would find the priest Kahiwakaapuu, who was a kahu, or steward, of Kauhuhu, the shark god.

In the Shadows of the Morning: Essays on Wild Lands, Wild

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Big, ugly, with only one eye, he suits the role of the Beast perfectly. He evaporated the waters with a great fire, turning the land to desert in the process. [ Erdoes & Ortiz, p. 81] Two brothers fueded, and Hokomata angrily sent a deluge which destroyed the world. They journeyed to the second world and lived for a time in peace. There he saw that it rose toward Hana. To create this story, I worked with the Wikipedia article: Gajendra Moksha, adding details from other Wikipedia articles and from the Bhagavata Purana translation at the Bhaktivedanta VedaBase.

Dictionary of European Proverbs

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Aboriginal Legends: Kinie Ger - The Native Cat, Hunkin, Ellis & King, Adelaide, 1927, 3p. But if you hear her scream far from you, she might as well be only a meter away from you. The phone rings again, and the girl is now shaking. Lehua was gentle and sweet and as fragile as a flower. Mercilessly disrespectful art critics of the time could not stop the Experimentalists no matter how viciously they attacked and derided them. "Crayon-painting" as it was called in England was practiced early on by persecuted pioneers in Switzerland and many other nations.

The Wind Eagle: A Native American Folktale

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Old timers also say snakes can be frightened away by spraying cinnamon oil and clove oil directly on the snake. Because the country has many islands and is inhabited by different ethnic groups, Philippine mythology and superstitions are very diverse. Be bold, if you feel strongly about it, but remove only duplicate material and always leave a summary, and a {{ see also }} or {{ main article }} hatnote in place. Folk art is "...art made with an awareness of and a connection to tradition and community." [35] Kenneth Ames differentiates between crafts and folk art in that crafts speak to the needs of everyday living, while folk art speaks to the need for aesthetic expression. [36] Storytelling is one of earliest forms of folk art.

The Unknown Arthur: Forgotten Tales of the Round Table

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Then Niheu asked him, �What made you go on without coming to the house of Niheu?� �What, indeed,� answered the old man; �as though I were not seeking to recover thy mother, who is lost!� [67] Then came question and answer, as in former cases, and Niheu said, �I fear thou wilt not recover thy wife, O my father. To dance in the open air, especially round a tree, on New Year’s Day is declared to ensure luck in love and prosperity and freedom from ill health during the coming twelve months.

The Lore of the Sacred Horse

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The Murietta brother's ignored their threats and continued to live peacefully on their farm and work in the gold-fields. Atalanta and Callisto, and the typically more proactive heroines Snow White, Rose Red, and Beauty)? An old tradition was that girls should go into a field and there scatter the seed of hemp. To my mind the main reason for a rather poetic than... more The obstacles to the interpretation of the Ukrainian folk painting “Cossack Mamay” are caused by the researchers’ views of the Cossacks phenomenon, inherited from Soviet historiography.

The Runaway Squash. An American Folktale

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The waters rose to cover even the highest mountains. No adult can steel such a child against the outcast's fate: the endless slurs and snubs, the threats, the fear. I was enchanted by the following sites which gave me a glimpse into Khmer folktales which were a mixture of folk wisdom and Buddhist beliefs. The tradition is said to have come from the time of Anne de Bretagne (about 1477 – 1514), who had been married to two successive French kings and was the last independent ruler of Brittany.

Ten New England Blossoms and Their Insect Visitors

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Tales and stories are typically based upon reality and religious belief, with narration on love, war, gods, demons, ghosts, animals and so on. The woman's voice was singing that she was making a home for him. Starting in Sofia, head south to the town of Bansko. According to the annals, the losses of the Battle of Clontarf were very heavy. 6,000 Vikings and rebels were killed, including all their leaders, while Irish losses were around 3,000.

Old Age in Myth and Symbol: A Cultural Dictionary

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Bea Roeder, a native Californian, became fascinated by Colorado’s rich folk heritage while working with Southwest Studies Folklore collections at Colorado College in Colorado Springs. The rocks were so soft that their feet sank into them, leaving footprints that can still be seen today. This is an interesting site on some of the archeological work being done at South Cadbury, the bronze age hill fort that may have been Camelot. In last case we can even notice Aphrodite is sitting on white cloud.