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Ethnology in Folklore

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Menaboshu fled, hopping from mountain to mountain, but the waves followed him. And thus he snared and broke off, one after another, all the strong rays of the Sun. From a lean perspective, this is overproduction—teaching people things they don’t need. Many people have asked me on my travels, what is the difference between a myth, legend, fable and folk tales? The imus in which Kauhi and his companions were baked were on the side of the stream of Apuakehau, in the famous Ulukou grove, and very near the sea.

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Queen of the Air Being a Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud

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Folklorists, just like anybody else, are fallible. For 40 days and nights, floodwaters came from the heavens and from the deeps, until the highest mountains were covered. This story about fairy tales—we can call it the "recovery story"—is a rescue operation, uncovering the "real" fairy tale and liberating it from Disney oppression, and theoretically also recovering the "true" voices of the "original" tellers, usually figured as female. Odin, the Allfather, sat one day on his high air-throne, and looking around him, far and wide, saw three fierce monsters.

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Leaves: A Collection of Short Poems

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Wenebojo followed his tracks the next day and saw that he had fallen into a river. Part 1: Read pages 768- 771 in your Literature book, and complete the fill in the blank notes attached here ( also provided to you in class). Page of Links to images on various sites. Alexandria-The Shining Pearl of the Mediterranean. But kanakas saw from the hills of Kalulu her father lead her through the forest of [170]Kumoku; since then our Kaala has not been seen, and I fear has met some fate that is to thwart thy love.� �Kaala lost?

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Omens and Superstitions (Complete Guides series)

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Arriving at the puoa, he placed the spirit against the insteps of the girl and pressed it firmly in, meanwhile continuing his invocation. The Monkey and the Crocodile (India, Suka Saptati; or, Seventy Tales of a Parrot) The Heart of a Monkey (Africa, Swahili). Once on a time a horrible plague invaded Erin, large lumps coming out on the heads of the victims, who soon died. Perseus Project is an evolving digital library on Ancient Greece, and includes many Greek texts useful for the study of mythology.

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Atom

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This page is our directory of Indian stories, myths and legends. A Croatian soldier dressed in the military style of the 6th to 9th century based on archeological findings where Croats were recorded to be found. In Irish myth about Finn Mac Cumhaill, there is Aillén Mac Midgna, better known as Aillén the Burner, who was considered to be a goblin. Prior to their arrival there, Kamakanuiahailono said to Lonopuha, �It is better that we reside apart, lest your healing practice do not succeed; but you settle elsewhere, so as to gain recognition from your own skill.� For this reason, Lonopuha went on farther and located in Waimanu, and there practised the art of healing.

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Hollow Earth: The Long and Curious History of Imagining

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By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings. The person was then protected because he or she would become a foster-child of this female wraith. Later, she trained teachers at the Education Faculty of the then Roehampton Institute. Cat and Mouse in Partnership (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm), type 15.

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Three Eyes on the Past (York State Book)

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Foawr (fooar) - Manx equivalent of Highland Fomorians/giants, stone-throwing. Fractured Fairy Tales was a special 4 min. animation punning traditional fairy tales. Chernobog was the Slavic god of darkness, evil and grief. When Aiai landed at Wailau he saw that both sides of the valley were covered with men, women, and children engaged in closing up the stream and diverting its water to another course, whereby they would be enabled to catch oopu and opae. In the strict sense of the word, demythologizing efforts have been limited to theological discussions in 20th-century Christianity.

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Mythical Trickster Figures: Contours, Contexts, and

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This defeat so enraged the monarch that he determined to go in person with all his force, and either destroy his enemy, or drive him from his dominions. The Asyniur are Frigg, Freyja, Gefjon, Idunn, Gerdr, Sigyn, Fulla, Nanna, to which are sometimes added Eir, Ljöfn, Lofn, Var, Vör, Syn, Hlin, Snotra, and Gna. When Obatala returned to his home in the sky for a visit, Olokun summoned the great waves of her vast oceans and sent them surging across the land.

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African Wisdom

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According to Wikipedia, many of the source texts in Thompson's Motif-Index are no longer currently in print. California Edition - Urban Legends, Monsters And Haunted Places Everyone knows Hollywood has the largest array of movie monsters and ghastly spirits but who would have thought the entire state of California was loaded with strange legends of real life creatures and real dead... Stories of werewolves can be found as far back as history has been written. A man was plucked and torn in his hand as if he were but a leaf.

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Irish folk-tales

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The same overarching themes link the myths of 30 homeless children in three Dade County facilities operated by the Salvation Army -- as well as those of 44 other children in Salvation Army emergency shelters in New Orleans, Chicago, and Oakland, California. There are several reasons for this: Animals are often the main characters. The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil (India, Bidpai). Kanemakua was made happy and thanked Aiai for his generosity.

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