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  1. Do you dare enter a fairy ring? The mythical mushroom portals of the supernatural

    ... surrounding the fairy rings, but for the most part the myths involve fairies or supernatural creatures either dancing around the ring, ... with malevolent beings. If you dare to enter a ring, many myths warn you will die young. You also become invisible to the mortal world, ...

    lizleafloor - 28/08/2018 - 16:08

  2. Väinämöinen: The Finnish Deity and Hero Who Inspired Tolkien to Create Gandalf and Tom Bombadil

    ... Tolkien’s books seem like a colorful palette of myths and legends combining stories from different cultures and time periods. ... in old Norse. Tolkien’s books are full of legends and myths from pre-Christian times. Specialists in Christian writings also suggest ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 27/01/2017 - 19:54

  3. Epic Cosmic Battles and the Forces of Creation and Destruction in Belief Systems around the World

    ... Morris M, 2014. 10 Universal Myths Of The Ancient World. [Online] Available at: http://listverse.com/2014/01/16/10-universal-myths-of-the-ancient-world/ Myths from Mesopotamia, [Dalley, S. (trans.), 2000. Myths from Mesopotamia: ...

    dhwty - 25/11/2014 - 11:57

  4. The Irish Otherworld Lives on with Queen Maeve, Epona, and Halloween

    ... ) Queen Maeve in Irish Myth Every society produces myths that reflect the identity of its own people. These myths can give the present generation a concept of how their distant ancestors ...

    John Henry Rainsford - 01/11/2018 - 22:03

  5. Tuatha Dé Dannan, the Enchanting Predecessors of Irish Fairies and Elves

    ... illustration by J. C. Leyendecker in T. W. Rolleston's Myths & Legends of the Celtic Race, 1911. ( The Commons ) The Danann ... in the legends of the Tuatha Dé Dannan and in Celtic myths as giants and sea raiders. Some believe that they were the remnants of a ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 04/03/2017 - 18:56

  6. The Gods of Creation and Legendary Beasts of the Guarani

    ... ago, sustained through an oral tradition of passing down myths and legends from one generation to the next. Included among these tales, ... Paraguayan Myths – Project Paraguay. Available from: http://www.projectparaguay.com/myths.htm Guarani Mythology: Myths, Legends, And Monsters From Paraguay. ...

    aprilholloway - 22/04/2015 - 05:21

  7. The Ancient Origins of the Marseille Tarot

    ... to. The seals themselves are mostly illustrations of myths. Newcomers to the Tarot seek information about it in the same, all too ... at all into our era are a matter of the meanings of the myths, which some think valuable. Imagine yourself in some country in ...

    nicholasswift - 20/02/2014 - 12:18

  8. The Curse of the House of Atreus

    ... mountains and gods played with mortals.  Among the Greek myths that take place in the Heroic Age is the story of the House of Atreus.  ... captures her heartbreak in an episode from his catalogue of myths, the Metamorphoses : Bereft, she sits among the dead, her sons, ...

    Miriam Kamil - 07/09/2014 - 03:04

  9. 13,800-year-old Haida site found underwater in Canada

    ... histories. A Haida story from the book American Indian Myths and Legends by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz tells of a great flood ... now.  Stories like the one recounted in American Indian Myths and Legends and other collections may be actual history told in ...

    Mark Miller - 22/12/2014 - 00:44

  10. Hy-Brasil: The Legendary Phantom Island of Ireland

    ... O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland Myths and Legends About Hy-Brasil There are many myths and legends surrounding Hy-Brasil. In some of them, the island is ...

    Bryan Hill - 13/03/2019 - 17:05

  11. King Nuada and his Famous Sword of Light

    ... an illustration by J. C. Leyendecker in T. W. Rolleston's Myths & Legends of the Celtic Race, 1911 ( public domain ) ...

    valdar - 30/12/2015 - 22:05

  12. Archaeologist Claims that King Arthur Was Not a Real Person But a Fictional “Celtic Superhero”

    ... of King Arthur and his Round Table, among other ancient myths, may have been nothing more than fictional stories made up and peddled by ... texts. “Geoffrey’s book itself derives from a series of myths, stories and bardic praise poems that go back to the first century BC, at ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 09/10/2017 - 14:00

  13. The Tale of Ivan Tsarevich, the Firebird, and the Grey Wolf

    ... sorts for the male protagonist of many famous Russian folk, myths and legends (Ivan is one of the most common names in Russia). Sometimes ... Wolf contains several key elements found in other ancient myths including the Irish fairytale “The Greek Princess and the Young ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 16/10/2016 - 21:59

  14. The Intriguing Carvings of Rosslyn Chapel

    ... While the Rosslyn Chapel has been immersed in many fanciful myths and legends, and one should be careful to separate the fact from the ... www.scotland.org , 2006. Rosslyn and the Grail Myths. [Online] Available at: http://www.scotland.org/features/rosslyn-and-the-grail-myths/ [Accessed 17 May 2014]. www.visitscotland.com , 2014. ...

    dhwty - 23/05/2014 - 15:34

  15. The Northern Mysteries Current: Futhark and Mystery Schools of the Viking Age

    ... of Ask and Embla, the first human beings in Norse creation myths. (Flickr/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 ) Elm was used to make bows ...

    Vincent Ongkowidjojo - 27/05/2016 - 03:47

  16. Virgin Mothers and Miracle Babies: The Ancient History of Miraculous Conceptions

    ... in Ancient Greek and Roman mythology Consider the various myths of ancient Greece that describe phenomenal inseminations. The Greek ... without losing her virginity, whereas the Greek and Roman myths are not concerned with intact hymens. But, like those who acknowledge the ...

    ancient-origins - 23/12/2015 - 21:47

  17. The Ascension of Sleipnir: The Mythological Origins of Odin's Steed

    ... transcend the borders of the moral world. However, the myths of Northern Europe had equally stunningly intriguing and extraordinary ... Europe. Routledge: London. Ellis Davidson, H.R. 1988. Myths and Symbols of Pagan Europe: early Scandinavia and Celtic religions. ...

    Riley Winters - 21/10/2016 - 21:52

  18. The Remote Irish Monastery Where Medieval Christianity Meets Fictional Jedi Spiritualism

    ... intergalactic soup. Star Wars is truly a fusion of global myths, legends and history Star Wars is many things to many ... intergalactic soup. Star Wars is truly a fusion of global myths, legends and history – literary tropes borrowed from classical ...

    ancient-origins - 04/06/2018 - 14:00

  19. Australian Mythology

    ... close relationship with the natural environment. Most of the myths deal with the features of the landscape, how they were created, and their ... mythology, there are no standard versions of individual myths. Instead, a tale about a particular character varies from region to ...

    Ancient Times - 27/09/2014 - 10:57

  20. The Science of the Dogon: Decoding the African Mystery Traditio

    ... created all the matter of the universe. Interestingly, the myths that depict his creative efforts bear a striking resemblance to the ... structure of matter are quite similar to those found in the myths of ancient Egypt and in the daily rituals of Judaism. For example, the ...

    ancient-origins - 11/03/2016 - 23:43

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