Category «Mythology»

Tituba, Reluctant Witch of Salem: Devilish Indians and

Elaine G. Breslaw

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If Campbell is correct, this cultural development would have had to occur before humans left the Eurasian and African continents and spread into North and South America. Drop the zero and you have a more accurate number. Did you know that the famous constellation of Big Bear or Ursa Major originates from the Greek mythology? They have their roots in the oral tradition. Fairy tales with very similar plots, characters, and motifs are found spread across many different cultures.

The Father: Mythology and Changing Roles

Arthur D. Colman

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They include Žemyna (goddess of earth and fertility), Medeina (forests and hunting), Milda (love and freedom), Laima (goddess responsible for fate appearing as a trinity of Laimas declaring good, mediocre and bad fate), Gabija (goddess of fire and the home fireplace; the latter provided heat and served for sacrifices, its position so important that "home fireplace" is now an euphemism for "family relations" in Lithuanian). Some myths explain natural events such as rainbows or seasons and others explain how the world began.

Easter: Lower

Donna Cocking

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The presumed arrival of these later Polynesians is generally taken as marking the end of the Archaic era and the beginning of the Early Period of the Classic Maori era, although the two periods obviously overlap to a considerable degree. Such presumptuous mortals as had dared to contend with them. There are tons of Cinderella stories all slightly different from one another but still the basic same story line. One of the most significant areas of human civilization, Mesopotamia's importance went down when its large irrigation system was destroyed by the Mongols in 1258 CE.

A Dictionary of Northern Mythology

Rudolf Simek

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Chalchiuhtlicue (also known as Jade Skirt): The goddess of water, wife of Tlaloc. That might also clarify the fact why the ravens are so tame in this area. In Poland it was believed that girls who died unmarried turned into doves, while those who died married turned into owls. On Puniaiki�s going down to the canoe place he found the men were making ready the canoes with the nets, rods, lines, and the pearl fish-hooks.

The Elements of the Grail Tradition

John Matthews

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"For I have seen this sword and fought beside one of the heroes of our age. It tells of a series of invasions or "takings" of Ireland by a succession of peoples, the fifth of whom was the people known as the Tuatha Dé Danann ("Peoples of the Goddess Danu"), who were believed to have inhabited the island before the arrival of the Gaels, or Milesians. An Anthology of Tashelhiyt Berber Folktales, by Harry Stroomer, 2001. So I can't finish this blog without talking slightly about my readings for the week though.

The Way I Heard It: Tales of the Big Bend

Walter Fulcher

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His younger brother had just landed from his fishing-canoe, and had hastened to his house to provide for the safety of his family, when Kahawali arrived. There is a long history of people having one or two visits to a minister or rabbi - often with significant results. As Harr Keller stepped into the hole, Fraa Keller said, "I will wait for you here to help you out." Cause I have a paper on Mythology that is due in a week in a half and I want to base it on Finnish Mythology.

Treasury of Maori Folklore

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Saraswati – She is the goddess of wisdom and learning. The prince has now fallen utterly in love with her and when she drops one of the golden slippers while running away he uses it to find her and identify her with the assistance of the heavenly doves, which also fly down and blind the evil stepsisters by pecking their eyeballs. The Ainu in Japan trust the Owl because it gives them notice of evil approaching.

Look it Up: People and Customs v. 2

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Bertram Shapleigh, an American composer, wrote Vedic Hymn, also based on a text from the Rig-Veda, and a piece of orchestral music called Ramayana. Botticelli's The Birth of Venus (c. 1485–1486, oil on canvas, Uffizi, Florence) — a revived Venus Pudica for a new view of pagan Antiquity —is often said to epitomize for modern viewers the spirit of the Renaissance. When they had all the meat they wanted to eat they gave a leg bone to the sister, who cracked it, took out the marrow and toasted it, so that it looked very good.

Tales From the Igloo

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One by one they eyed each other uncomfortably as they began their fast - and as you can imagine, within no time at all, the bananas disappeared down their gullets. As we see in Tyrion's case, when he's put on trial for the death of Joffrey, he does not take this betrayal very well, thinking to himself, "I should've let Stannis' troops rape and kill you all" --paraphrasing. This is a symbol of the sustaining womb, holding within itself the force of life. According to folklore, a fairy would secretly exchange a mortal infant with that of the fairy kind.

Malik: The History the Legend the Myth

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As terrible as matricide is, Orestes would be even more in the wrong if he let his father’s death go unpunished. Biblical scholars, who value abstinence, reject such sexual interpretations, but not modern LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) activists, who have even traced formal same-sex unions in Church liturgy called adelphopoiesis or “brother-making”. A vampiric patient is set ablaze in Let the Right One In. He foolishly ignored his brother Prometheus' warnings to beware of any gifts from Zeus.