The Wise Judge (Round the World Folk Tales)

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The elder of the two said: �Let us take this stone ashore and set it up as an idol, but the pilot fish we will let go.� So they did, setting it up on the turn of the bluff on the south side of the harbor of Waimea. Far in the sky to the west lived the god of thunder, Great Thunder, and his sons, the Thunder Boys. Nicole Cherry's Norse Mythology page Excellent, with more being added. Maui and Hina dwelt together, and to them were born four sons, whose names were Maui-mua, Maui-hope, Maui-kiikii, and Maui-o-ka-lana.

The Individual and Community in African Traditional

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A good example of dedication of certain places to this deity is the name of the medieval city Podzvizd in Velika Kladuša, itd. Tibetans and Mongolians tell tales about the warrior-king Gesar (Gesar Khan), a god who reluctantly agreed to be born as a human in order to fight demons on earth. Be the work good or bad, we cannot tell what may be said of it, nor how far its result may spread. Their union produced the race of giant gods called the Titans. In Viking myths, the snakes had generally negative connotation, and because they lived underground, they were also considered to be related to the dead.

I Love to Read: Sleeping Beauty

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Employing an ingenious strategy, the demons hid in the ocean during daytime, and attacked only in the night. Works by Winge, Hardy, Dollman, and others are represented. Then they went on their course again, as before. He returned to her and ordered her, as before, to follow him, and started for Kilohana, at the head of Kalihi Valley, where he again killed her. And the boy's duty was to look after cattle, among which was one gentle cow that the boys used to milk each day whenever they became hungry.

Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legends

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Despite hardships, however, Odysseus and all his men would arrive home safely—as long as neither he nor his crewmen laid a hand on the immortal herds of cattle or flocks of sheep tended by the daughters of Helius on the island of Thrinacia. His marriage to the giant Skadi failed because she belongs at her father Thjiazi's home Thrymheim ("Home of Thunder") in the mountains and he by the sea. Also, they spoke of another owl-like creature called lyokokoli ("leeyo-ko-KOH-lee"; this is not Lingala but instead a local dialect, as there is no Lingala word for this) which is "very rare" and "appears once every forty to fifty years."

Dogra Legends of Art and Culture

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They may have changed them by mistake, or to make them more interesting. The center rooms of the house changed elevation by about 2 inches for every 4 feet. Ancient myths are generally founded by imagination and intuition rather than objective evidence. Rituals can indeed produce psychological changes if we believe in their potency and we perform them with feeling. When the canoe was finished he conned and lured many of his brothers to take a fishing trip out to sea with him. Westermarck had pointed out that many of the Berber religious and mythological principles were practiced mostly by Berber women under the disguise of Tomb Worship, where women regularly visit the tombs and perform various rituals in association with the ancient ancestors and the dead, such as receiving sacred prophecy through dreams obtained by sleeping in tombs of holy ancestors.

Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

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Those beautiful women, who apparently can hurt human beings so easily, are the protectors of not only Samoan land, but also indigenous traditions and beliefs. Eclog. vii. 37), is a patronymic from Nereus, and applied to his daughters (Nereides, Nêreïdes, and in Homer Nêrêïdes) by Doris, who were regarded by the ancients as marine nymphs of the Mediterranean, in contra-distinction from the Naiades, or the nymphs of fresh water, and the Oceanides, or the nymphs of the great ocean (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 622).

The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Culture:

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Charles Perrault is believed to be the author, in the 1690s, of our "modern" 300-year-old Cinderella, the French Cendrillon. And ultimately, that ship did wreck on the rocks of the strait. Her love also saved her from the fate of her murderous sisters: a lifetime of carrying jars of water with perforations. Polenth's Weyr is a collection of information about both literary and mythological dragons as well as links to other dragon afficianados on the web.

Myth and Ritual in Christianity

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Throughout Greek mythology, Medusa has always remained a rather enigmatic and interesting figure in her own right. As for his "unbinding", I'm assuming Davos will eventually take him to the Wall (i.e. Myths also satisfy our need to understand the natural world; for example, they might state that a drought is caused by an angry deity. Theagenes’ “Allegory of Nature” Unlike his philosophical contemporaries, the Greek philosopher Theagenes did not reject the muthoi of the poets out of hand as silly stories for the simple-minded.

Classic from India: Krishna

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Now exhausted, Pangu went back to sleep and never woke up. They traveled from lake to lake, stream to stream, never staying any place long enough for it to become a home. This is the ko�a that fishermen have to locate by certain shore bearings, lest a mistake be made as to the exact spot and the bottom be found rocky and the hooks entangle in the coral. He even says himself, "There are no men like me. According to this theory, for example, heroes and heroines are archetypes of the strong part in each of us striving for perfection; goblins, dragons, and serpents are archetypes of the deeper, darker parts of our personalities or areas of ourselves that feel dangerous to us; and elves, dwarves, and fairies are archetypes of our images of ourselves when we feel what these mythic creatures appear to embody.

Lives of the Hunted, Containing a True Account of the Doings

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The speed with which Kalelealuaka returned to his home at Puuloa was like the flight of a bird. Now one of the men was filled with a burning desire. ‘What a woman!’ he said sideways to his friend. ‘And all alone on the prairie. The weighty thought of this narration and the application of the saying of Kaopulupulu to this time of enlightenment are frequent with certain leaders of thought among the people, as shown in their papers. [215] Translated from Moke Manu by M.