Die Arbeit der Verdauungsdrüsen: Vorlesungen

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This a solid encyclopedia of Norse myth. Yet, in each tradition, the monkey learns valuable lessons along the way, makes changes, and eventually gains redemption. The night of her funeral, he awoke to a horrible vision of her scratch at the coffin lid. The Leprechaun is one of Ireland’s more famous characters from Irish folklore who have become renowned all over the world. Lost and Found: A Pre-Angkorian Buddha in Disguise at Longvek, Cambodia (2nd SEAMO-SPAFA Conference, Bangkok, 30 May-- 2 June 2016) A few decades after the fall of Angkor, Longvek was chosen by King Ang Chan I (r. 1516-1566) as the new capital of the Khmer kingdom.
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Monsters: Evil Beings, Mythical Beasts, and All Manner of

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She has also been called "Godess of love" "Cytherea," " Cypris," " Cypria," and "the Cypriate" Petra tou Romiou is the rock where she emerged from the foam, and you can visit it between Limassol and Paphos. He felt [247]conscious that it was Aiai his father, therefore he went there and Aiai showed him the place of the pa (fish-hook) called Kahuai, and he said to his son: �Here will I stay till you return; be quick.� Upon Puniaiki reaching the landing the canoes were quickly made ready to depart, and as they reached Kapapoko and Pakaka, at the sea of Kuloloia, they went on to Ulukua, now the lighthouse location of Honolulu harbor.
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Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship

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Disir - these are spirits who attach themselves to a particular place, usually man made, like houses. One of the most popular of team sports among the Chumash was tikauwich, or shinny. They journeyed to the second world and lived for a time in peace. These realms are often deeply grounded in tradition, yet as community self-definitions develop and change in light of shifting social, political, and economic realities, community-based artistry likewise evolves.
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Off with Their Heads!: Fairy Tales and the Culture of

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Kids read about Princes Charming, Princesses in Distress, Dragons, Dragon-Fighters, dwarfs, elves and pixies—and then become each of these things in turn in the backyard. Instead, I will put it in water to be washed for many moons and many snows, until it is clean again." However, all but one young man and woman died of hunger. The Cyclops were giant beings with a single, round eye in the middle of their foreheads. Many knights were either born from fairies or they took female fairies as their lovers.
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South Asian Folklore: A Handbook (Greenwood Folklore

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The Fianna, Finn and Oisin - Stories of the mythical warrior band, the Fianna, and the heroes Finn Mac Cumhaill and Oisin. In the centre of this horrible group was the Great Serpent himself, coiling his terrifying length around the cousin of Nanabozho. This was especially noteworthy in stories that featured wicked stepmothers ( note 13 ), as the texts often, in an exception to the general rule of harsh justice, bend over backward to exonerate fathers for their failure to protect their children (Tatar 1987, 36–37)—most egregiously in the case of "Hansel and Gretel," where the father who led his children into the woods and abandoned them there is rewarded with mounds of jewels that the children have liberated from the witch's cottage (Zipes 1992, 64). [4.4] This history of collection and revision, of the tension between the oral narrative and the literary tale, while it is best documented for the Grimms, is true of the entire genre of the fairy tale.
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Tales Of The Punjab

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Legend of Onarga offers an Iroquois tale. Lords of the Earth: Maya/Aztec/Inca Exchange by D. Take off the black suit and wear the white suit. This was the name of the Celtic god fertility, animals, wealth, and the underworld. He drew a cross and placed magic parcels at the east and west points, and his song brought forth from them two women, Utset, the mother of all Indians, and Nowutset, the mother of all other races. The following are places to go (some real and some virtual) to find out about folk and fairy tales.
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Legends of the Panjab Part 1

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Includes several text files, many pictures, sounds, an on-line discussion group, and an on-line 'walk-through' of the Grail text, 'Perlesvaus.' My Camelot Project by Steven Cockayne covers many Arthurian topics. C. 'Manners, customs, and legends of the Coombangree tribe', Science of Man, 1900, 3, pp.116-7. Angered beyond measure, he set out with his son Aengus Og to reclaim it. He also went to Hoolehua and so on as far as Ka lae o ka ilio (the dog�s forehead) and Ka lae o ka laau.
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Life with the Coal Tar: Stories from Campbeltown's West

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A Cornish child born in the dark of the moon was not expected to live long. The first step is the formation of a new layer of skin beneath the old one. From predicting the sex to preventing stretch marks, people have "tried and true" methods passed down throughout generations. Her cheeks were so red and her face so bright that a glow emanated therefrom which shone through the thatch of her house when she was in; a rosy light seemed to envelop the house, and bright rays seemed to play over it constantly.
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Up Cutshin and Down Greasy: Folkways of a Kentucky Mountain

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She was a young woman married to an important businessman who left her baby in what she thought was a safe place under a tree, only to find him gone when she returned for him. There was a man by the name of Xisuthrus. Typically, folk and fairy tales involve magic and magical creatures and people such as witches, dragons and dwarves rather than religion. Tales of Nymphs in Greek mythology and religion abound, there were revered as the spirits of specific natural features - and often were identified with the part of nature in which they dwelled.
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Folklore of Warwickshire

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Folklore of the Noonaburrahs as told to the Piccaninnies, London and Melbourne, 1896, 132p. It came out, went straight to the boiling milk, drank it and died. At last the owls conquered, and [202]Kapoi was released, the King acknowledging that his Akua (god) was a powerful one. JPJ is believed to be the first Western female allowed entrance to the funerary sites, to investigate the problem, normally only low caste members are allowed to enter. Notes on the Aborigines of New South Wales, Government Printer, Sydney, 1907.
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