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  1. Notorious Knight Greysteil and His Magical Sword Sit on the Cusp Between Legend and Reality

    ... however, the sword Egeking, that transcends the world of myths and brings a legend into our real world. Lord of the Ring’s ... chamber on the north side.” In Caithness, legends and myths have the name Greysteil associated not with a “supernatural knight,” ...

    ashley cowie - 18/02/2018 - 20:10

  2. Rusalka: The Mythical Slavic Mermaid

    ... of whether the death was violent or natural. Still other myths say that babies who die before being baptized are reborn as water ... born out of wedlock were supposedly drowned. Finally, some myths claim that a rusalka is any unclean soul, in other words, anyone who ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 30/09/2016 - 00:49

  3. Popol Vuh: The Sacred Narrative of Maya Creation

    ... to Mesoamerica, its peoples also had their own creation myths, the most significant that we know of today being the Popol Vuh . ... to ancient Sumerian texts Aztec Creation myths How Internet helps to decode Mayan scripts The ...

    dhwty - 11/04/2015 - 21:56

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. The Curse of the House of Atreus: A Dysfunctional Family Taken to Extremes

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

    Miriam Kamil - 02/05/2019 - 23:50

  16. 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

  17. The Hell of Tartarus, Ancient Greek Prison of the Damned

    ... by contrast does not get this type of treatment in the myths. Aion and Gaia with four children, perhaps the personified ... Underground cities and networks around the World – Myths and Reality (Part 1) Some of the most well-known characters said ...

    dhwty - 14/04/2019 - 23:05

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

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