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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: 5,070. 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 Shudder Text Productions. 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
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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.
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. 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."
Belize: Land of the Maya
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Journey back in time and visit Belize, the land of the Maya, the ancient civilization who gave us the Maya calendar.