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Deadly Sins

Deadly Sins

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Butler offers articles on religion and mythology. Maui's brothers, weary of seeing their younger brother catch fish by the kit full when they could barely hook enough to feed their families, usually tried to leave him behind when they went fishing. They are now called Dinneh-nahoo-lonai (Eskimo). According to one legend, Thetis burned alive her first six sons and sent their immortal spirits to Olympus. Enjoy the adventures of the mighty knight Ruslan, the beautiful "dead" princess, Ivan Tsarevich, Prince Gvidon and many many others in this collection of Russian fairy tales.

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Classic Bedtime Stories

Classic Bedtime Stories

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Right outside of Kahuahui there is a station where Aiai placed a large round sandstone that is surrounded by spawning-places for fish; Ponahakeone is its name. One of the best ways to introduce children to these unique story forms is through storytelling, an ancient art form that brings stories to life and helps children understand the world around them a little better. Kvasir was the wisest of the gods, but was killed by dwarves and drained of his blood.

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The Story Factor (2nd Revised Edition)

The Story Factor (2nd Revised Edition)

Annette Simmons

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As a result, they were typically believed to be different forms of the same creature. The Chinese dragon is made up of nine entities. The Scottish words are ban-sith, bean-shith and bean sith. However, there is considerable evidence, both in the texts and from the wider Celtic world, that they were once considered deities. University of the Philippines professor, Damiana Eugenio, classified Philippine Folk Literature into three major groups: folk narratives, folk speech, and folk songs.

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Culture Shock! Venezuela: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette

Culture Shock! Venezuela: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette

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However, if humanity means to hold out against the Children, someone will have to lead them. Are gods usually personified natural elements, such as fire, water, wind, etc? They are thought to have been supernatural beings, governed by some one higher in rank than themselves, whom they recognized as having power and authority over them, that assigned them to the mountains and hills where they lived permanently. Before leaving Kauai his father had imparted to Kalelealuaka something of the topography of Oahu, and had described to him the site of his former plantation at Keahumoe.

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The Mythology of Greece and Rome with Special Reference to

The Mythology of Greece and Rome with Special Reference to

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Curiously, only some tribes have any traditions of Kupe at all. He uses the extensive life-span developmental theory refined at Harvard. Another example is the case of Icelandic poets, who, in singing of the episode in old Norse mythology in which the god Odin wins for gods and men the "mead of song" (a drink containing the power of poetic inspiration), can be said to be celebrating the origins of their own art and hence renewing it. Rusalka were female ghosts in Slavic mythology.

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Paul Bunyan Swings His Axe

Paul Bunyan Swings His Axe

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When he was on his way back, as before, she sang a song, describing the perils and difficulties of the way traversed by them, and ended by pleading for pardon for the unknown fault. And, as we know from A Dance with Dragons, in ancient times, back when the Children were more numerous, there was a greenseer living under each and every weirwood tree -- including those the First Men prayed to. Indeed, Aristotle's famous school was in the grounds of the Lycian Apollo's temple in Athens.

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The Mythic Journey: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide for Life

The Mythic Journey: The Meaning of Myth as a Guide for Life

Liz Greene

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The water-cave has ever since been known as the �Water of Kahalaopuna.� The young man who had rescued her from the grave naturally wanted her to become his bride; but the girl refused, saying that as long as Kauhi lived she was his, and none other�s, as her very body was, as it were, nourished on his food, and was as much his property as the food had been. It’s a hint that even if it is no longer there, there was once magic upon and throughout our good green Earth. These elements offer to us symbolism of feelings we seek in choosing our individual landscapes.

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Watercolors in a Weekend: Pick Up a Brush and Paint Your

Watercolors in a Weekend: Pick Up a Brush and Paint Your

Hazel Harrison

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Celtic folklore describes shape-shifting horses called kelpies, and it is thought Bäckahästen may be a kelpie. The Kojiki was complied in 712 CE by O No Yasumaro. She confides in him and tells him that by capturing her father he could force him to reveal which of the gods Menelaus had offended, and how to satisfy them before returning home. Maori tradition with its history of ancestral canoes generally opposes the theory of accidental settlement. Her feuding with her uncontrollable brother Susanoo, however, is equally infamous and appears in several tales.

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MAMA KNOWS BEST: African-American Wive's Tales, Myths, and

MAMA KNOWS BEST: African-American Wive's Tales, Myths, and

Chrisena Coleman

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She was again restored by the owl, and made her resurrection known by singing to her cruel lover. The witch doctors take owls and use their talons and beaks for medicines which help them harm other people - very powerful medicine. * In Namibia, I spoke with a member of the Balozi tribe in the eastern Caprivi Strip on Impalila Island in the middle of the Zambezi River. Upon re-reading it recently for the third time, I didn't find it as full of life as I did as a teenager.

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Urban Mythologies: The Bronx Represented Since the 1960s

Urban Mythologies: The Bronx Represented Since the 1960s

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Feeling cheated by this arrangement, the Vanir decided to behead Mimir and send his bones back to the Æsir. And out of all the characters we've met, Jaime is seemingly the only one who has liberated himself from this medieval mentality. Similarly, the presence of the cuckoo on Hera’s sceptre at Hermione or the invention of the panpipe were explained by fables. The name comes from cloot, meaning one division of a cleft hoof. Questing heroes appear in the mythology of many other cultures.

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