Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship

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Stop looking at me like that!” And if we are imposing our own ideas about gender back onto the past, that’s not only bad for the modern fight for gender equality, but it’s also just bad science. Sura and Nakao, however, had climbed into a wooden mortar and had floated to safety to the Ragasan mountain. Some became Germans speaking Germanic languages, some became eventually today's modern Croats who spoke a Slavic language. (The Croats who stayed behind in the ' White Croatia ' eventually assimilated into the nations around them) The 'Veneti', it is believed, were the early Slavs under a different name, a name used by the early Germans and Roman historians and writers.
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Return to Jerusalem (Emerging Voices (Quartet))

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Finally, she speeds home and pulls into the driveway. Meantime, the rumor had reached the ears of Niheu, surnamed �the Rogue.� Some one told him a father had passed along searching for some one able to recover him his wife. �Where is this father of mine?� inquired Niheu. �He has gone inland,� was the reply. �I�ll overtake him; he won�t escape me,� said Niheu. One night he had stolen from his neighbours and making his escape met the Devil on the road.
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Star Lore of all Ages

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His mind was full of dark thoughts and the demons spoke to him. They thought nothing could overcome them. The earth shook and all the demons were sucked into a black crowd, shrieking and cursing. She was the goddess of the city, handicrafts, and agriculture. Now in three sections for easy downloading - A-C, D-L and M-Z. Most myths have settings that take place at the beginning of time itself before the start of actual history. 2. He sat there some time, brooding over the fancied injury to himself, and nursing his wrath.
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Marxism and African Literature

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The textile industry in the area had equally early origins, several early sites being indicated by the Welsh place-name element pandy, referring to fulling mills in the case of Pandy, just to the north of Valle Crucis Abbey, and at Hen-bandy on the river Eglwyseg. The name was also borne by an 8th-century Pictish king and several Irish kings. Murray; Douglas Robertson In 1930, the last inhabitants of the isle of St Kilda were evacuated to the mainland. The Moon lights up the sky nightly, but only about 7% of sunlight that hits the Moon is reflected.
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Teutonic Peoples (Myths & legends)

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It can take many forms, but usually is a shaggy black dog. Alice: One can't believe impossible things. And so would the legend of Naulu-a-Mahea,... unless the legend of Jonah, with which it corresponds in a measure, as well as the previous legend of Joshua and the sun, were Hebrew anachronisms compiled and adapted in later times from long antecedent materials, of which the Polynesian references are but broken and distorted echoes, bits of legendary mosaics, displaced from their original surroundings and made to fit with later associations.� In regard to the account of the Creation, he remarks that �the Hebrew legend infers that the god Elohim existed contemporaneously with and apart from the chaos.
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Legends of Hawaii

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The myth of Pygmalion and Galatea is probably one of the most known stories in Greek Mythology. The real facts of his life—such as that planting and owning orchards along the yet unclaimed frontier gave that owner land claims as well—were embellished into the legend of a selfless wanderer who planted apple trees simply for the sake of planting them. W. 'On some Australian Beliefs', Journal of the Anthropological Institute, London, 1884, 13, 2, pp.185-198. Thus the fabulist is concerned with moral metaphor, the mythographer with psychological metaphor, and the fairy tale writer with social metaphor.
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Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland

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Many of the stories we call 'fairy tales' are really folktales - Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel, The Three Little Pigs. With the world ablaze, Sela, Samantha, and their allies must contend with the fallout from last issue's betrayal while keeping new threats at bay. Hindu Myths, A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit, Penguin Books, London, 1975. 20) I was thinking of the story of The Girl in the Bell, and offhand I can't remember where I first read it, maybe in Tales of a Chinese Grandmother.
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Dictionary of Celtic Mythology (Oxford Quick Reference)

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Your temporary password will expire in 24 hours. She decided to take her in as her own for the time being. Celtic tales of revenants, visitors from the land of the dead sent to console or warn, arrived in America centuries ago. Part of the mythology and folklore education is understanding cultures that are vastly different from your own. In the senior project option, Folklore and Mythology 96r, such competence may be demonstrated through, for example, a performance, exhibit, or written analysis, usually in connection with specific Folklore and Mythology courses (or related courses approved by the Head Tutor).
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A Handbook of Dreams and Fortune-Telling (Cosimo Classics

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The young shepherdesses threw themselves in front of the cub to save it and were killed by the leopard. In Welsh mythology, Cerridwen is the goddess of dark prophetic powers. As Ananda Coomaraswamy writes: The actual unity of folklore represents on the popular level precisely what the orthodoxy of an elite represents in a relatively learned environment. Revival of the dead, disappearance of wounds, magical treasures, and plentiful food obtained without labor, are not every-day occurrences, but they are every-day wishes; and is it not one of the main characteristics of the imagination that it gives reality to wishes?
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Indian Tales from Picuris Pueblo

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It is probably in vain to inquire with whom the legend of an evil spirit and his operations in Heaven and on [30]earth had its origin. They come in gradually for two days, and on the third day of their reaching the coast, at the pali of Ohea, is the time and place to surround them with nets. Her son by this Christian was Owain, a hero known in the Arthurian legend as Yvain or Ywain. After about a week, the land was bare again. In the former group of tales the incident describing the death of Pitch is brought in, which ordinarily occurs as an independent story.
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