Folk-Tales of Kashmir

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In both cases as in the words hrabren, hrast, hren, hvala, hud etc. In a tone of command our hero bade the guards fall back, and brandishing his spear, stroked and polished it with his hands from end to end; then he poised and hurled it, and to the astonishment of all, lo! the tree was shivered to pieces. There is abundant linear onymic material which has survived even to this day. (See The Lay of Hervör, Hervararkviða, The Lay of Helgi the Son of Hjorvarth, or The Saga of Hervör and Heithrek for similarity of names to the ethnonym of Croats/Horvati, which shows to also have it's genesis related to the Carpathians, which at that time was called Horvatya/Harvaða/Harvathi/Hervati etc, which in turn is most probably directly related to the root word that was also used for the very name of the early Croats, obvious linear and peripheral onymic continuity markers, affecting even names of Scandinavian peoples and toponyms/place names and personal names elsewhere eventually also) According to Alfred the Great in his "Geography of Europe", who relied on the 4th century writings of Orosius, Croat inhabited lands were to be found north of Great Moravia as well.
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Dragon of Boeotia(oop) (Monsters of Mythology)

Bernard Evslin

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Although it is a mythical place, there are sites on which Avalon may well have been based. Sinnoh Folk Tales (Japanese: シンオウ むかしばなし Sinnoh Folklore) is a book of three folk stories. They had six sons and six daughters which traveled different directions and became the ancestors of different races. [ L. The Navajo creation story involves three underworlds where important events happened to shape the Fourth World where we now live.
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Mythology Pictures [With CDROM] (Agile Rabbit Editions)

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Use the following suggestions for effective storytelling: 7. This order of the King was carried out by the konohikis and people of all his lands except those of Aleamai. Having heard the legend from the local people, the men grabbed their shovels and ran after the spirit with their minds on the fabled treasure. At home we develop and engage in rituals such as family outings, holiday observances, or shared meals. When the storm and rain had passed, they each day threw out one cock and one needle to see whether the waters were falling.
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The Mitten

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A monstrous horse with legs that are part flipper, a huge mouth and one fiery eye and, rising from its back joined to it at the waist, a hideous torso with arms that nearly reach the ground, topped by a massive head that rolls from side to side as though its neck was too weak to hold it upright. The one man survived in a canoe he had built, and he rescued animals from the waters as he sailed about. His friends sitting on the shelter patio chime in with Bloody Mary sightings: She flew shrieking over Charles Drew Elementary School.
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The Structure of Folk Models (Monograph ; No. 20)

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Other mythical creatures include fairies ( Diwata ), dryads ( Engkanto ), dwarves ( Duwende ), tree-residing trolls ( Kapre ), self-segmenting vampire and the most stereotyped 'Aswang' ( Manananggal ), witches or warlocks ( Mangkukulam /Manggagamot), spirit-summoners ( Mambabarang ), goblins ( Nuno sa Punso ), ghosts ( Multo ), fireballs ( Santelmo ), mermaids ( Serena ), mermen ( Siyokoy ), demon-horses ( Tikbalang ), evil spirits ( Hantu Demon ), demon-infants ( Tiyanak ), Moon-eater ( Bakunawa ), a dragon which has been tempted by the beauty of the seven moons, he was punished by Bathala after eating the second to the last moon,and the ( Wakwak ) or night birds belonging to a witch or vampire or the witch or vampire itself in the form of a night bird. ^ Eugenio, Damiana (2007).
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Mysterious Dorset

Rodney Legg

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Nothing is known about Homer as an individual. This island hung from four thick ropes from the sky, which was solid rock. They have side tusks, ugly eyes, curling awkward brows, bull's heads, bloated bellies, tangled hair, and nackward pointing hands. They’re quick, smart, and have magically powers to vanish into thin-air but they can be caught. It's also worth noting that even if you can't see the show, the CD is available from the website. He sent two giants, Wandu and Wejas (water and wind), to destroy earth.
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Nocturnal Poetics: The Arabian Nights in Comparative Context

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The name is also mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles in the New Testament. Because the country has many islands and is inhabited by different ethnic groups, Philippine legends, mythology and superstitions are very diverse. Another woman was buried with “axe, seaxes, sword pieces in mortuary” (Table 2, p. 345). The old Celtic custom was to light great bonfires on Halloween, and after these had burned out to make a circle of the ashes of each fire. The social lesson in a fairy tale is as clear as the moral lesson in a fable: hunger and disaster lurk just outside and industry makes one safe, while sloth invites destruction.
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Spain Myths and Legends (Myths & Legends)

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The next day the two old kahunas set up the wooden idol in the same inclosure with the stone representative of Kaneaukai. Soon the creatures and all the other things I have made will become bad. C. 'Australian Aboriginal Myths', in The World of Myths, 1935, pp.227-37. Greek Religion offers a brief outline for studying the major characteristics of Greek religion and mythology. Dan Norder's Mythology Web contains a number of essays on varying aspects of myth, legend, and folklore - including urban folklore.
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The Great Fairy Tale Tradition: From Straparola and Basile

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He sat at the end of the banquet like a stranger. I decided right then and there that I was done with this praying business because it seemed pointless. There are some Goths that may be less than friendly to people outside the subculture as a defense mechanism from torment that they've suffered all too much before, but on the wholeside, Goths are generally very nice and open-minded people. Myths, in contrast, are not presented as fictitious or untrue.
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Greek and Roman Folklore

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If a girl puts a sprig of rosemary herb and a silver sixpence under her pillow on Halloween night, she will see her future husband in a dream. And if there are no children easily grabbed outside, she has been known to reach inside of peoples' houses to obtain her dinner. Also, the two beings that Arceus makes are Dialga and Palkia, creators of time and space, respectively. Wunnamurra and Noorengong: How the Animals came to Australia, Rigby, Adelaide, 1978, 24p.
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