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Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
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Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
In het gehele Indo-Europese taalgebied wordt jaarlijks het eind van het oude jaar en de start van het nieuwe jaar gevierd met expressies van de pekzwarte heerser over het Dodenrijk - over de Hel. Hier wordt beargumenteerd dat de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin ook zo'n expressie is. Dit boek is een onafhankelijke publicatie van hoofdstuk 39 in mijn boek over Zwarte Piet.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
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Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
All over the Indo-European language area in one way or another expressions of the pitchblack ruler of the Underworld - i.e. of Hell - are annually celebrated at the end of the old year and the start of the new year. Here it is argued that the English highwayman Dick Turpin is another one of these expressions. This book is an independent publication of chapter 39 in my book about Black Pete.
Jak přišel svět na svět
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: Czech. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Jak si lidé z různých končin planety Země představovali stvoření světa? Různě. V této knize je shrnuto více než sto padesát pověstí, evropskými počínaje, přes Asii, obě Ameriky a Tichý oceán až ke kolébce lidstva, Africe.
Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
Kenehi
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(4.00 from 1 review)
Based on Māori mythology. Kenehi tells the story of the separation of Ranginui and Papatūānuku by the gods and the violent conflict that ensues. Original text by James Hansard. Translation by Joy Ngaropo-Hau.
Лепый Ива: Опыт синтеза и реконструкции ряда тем индоевропейского мифа в контексте славянского Ярилина цикла
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: Russian. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Предложен синтез и реконструкция ряда устойчивых тем индоевропейских мифов в контексте славянского Ярильного цикла в современном фэнтезийном стиле.
Kukačka, pták kouzelný
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Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: Czech. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
O funkci kukačky ve starých českých pověstech a pověrách, s přihlédnutím k okolním i vzdálenějším národům
The Wicked Lady
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
An Alphabet of Characters from Mythology
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Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Dodo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
(3.00 from 1 review)
26 iconic deities from around the world, many still revered today, depicted in detailed, line artwork.
Blood & Incest: The Unholy Beginning of the Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Volume 5 in the Paleoastronomy Series continues the journey of uncovering the beliefs of human prehistory through an investigation of the earliest moments of the mystical creation of the world, the arising of mythological characters representing the contending forces of the universe, and the uncovering of the strange divine origins of humankind.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Nadia Persad. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Caribbean is known for its beaches, its people, and its food. The southernmost island of Trinidad is no different, but there is another side that most don't see. It's a side that only comes out in the dead of night. Join me as I describe some of the colorful folklore characters from my home land. Turn off the lights and visit with lost souls, and ruthless shape-shifters.
The Chronicles of the Emperor Arthur: A Monograph on the Medieval Welsh Myths of Arthur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
There have been many different accounts of the myth of King Arthur. One of the earliest versions originated from Wales, where Arthur was depicted as not just a king, but an emperor. This monograph examines a range of medieval Welsh stories and poems, with the intention of constructing a narrative of this ruler's life. Was Arthur a British hero, or an arrogant tyrant?
2012 Genesis - A New Beginning for Humanity
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Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Mark Kalita. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The date of 12-21-2012 in the Mayan Long Count Calendar is only the end of an epoch. There have been many epochs ending, and in each instance, another starts. The impending doom many fear is not found in any of the classic Maya accounts, and misrepresents Maya history, and culture. The reality is that in the future, goodness, lovingkindness, and harmony will reign, verified by many traditions.
Fishful Thinking
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book draws together proverbs, quotations and reflections on fish, and through them explores life itself. It fits into the category of gift, inspiration and self-help books. Fishful Thinking, challenges the reader with different and often amusing thinking assignments.
Mythical Journeys, Legendary Quests
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The spiritual search... traditional stories from world mythology retold and explained by Moyra Caldecott.
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry
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Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Beware the Shrieking Droll!--a young boy, lost forever to a fierce sea creature, whose ghost now haunts the maze of Brookgreen marshes. Then enjoy the antics of friendlier animal residents from nearby Waccamaw swamp: Brother Frog, Rabbit, and Gator, each trying to outwit the other. Four charming Gullah folktales (5,000 words, 5 images) from the longer collection, "Tales from Brookgreen."