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Bushrangers. Goden Van Hemel En Hel
Price: $1.63 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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 sommige Bushrangers, Highwaymen en Outlaws Sint Nikolaas en zijn vrouw Bess en / of zoon Zwarte Piet belichamen.
Bushrangers. Gods Of Heaven And Hell
Price: $1.63 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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 some Bushrangers, Highwaymen and Outlaws represent Saint Nicholas, his wife and or their son.
Saxo Grammaticus on Pre-Christian Religion of the Slavs: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Among the literary sources on pre-Christian religion and mythology of the Slavs, accounts of Saxo Grammaticus are specially characterized by the detailed and rigorous descriptions and the minimal use of the ideologically motivated narrative instruments. The following translation is intended to make Saxo Grammaticus' texts more accessible for a wider circle of readers, both specialists and not.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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
Price: $1.48 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(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.
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
(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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: Russian. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Предложен синтез и реконструкция ряда устойчивых тем индоевропейских мифов в контексте славянского Ярильного цикла в современном фэнтезийном стиле.
Warrior Lore
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Warrior Lore is a collection of Scandinavian folk ballads translated into English verse. These narrative ballads were part of an oral tradition in Scandinavia, and were first written down around 1600. Included in this book are stories of heroes and fighters, Vikings, and trolls.
Kukačka, pták kouzelný
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: Czech. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
O funkci kukačky ve starých českých pověstech a pověrách, s přihlédnutím k okolním i vzdálenějším národům
Myths and Maxims
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
Myths and Maxims documents some of the beliefs and lore of Trinidad and Tobago and by extension the rest of the Caribbean. It is packed with elders' advice on how to survive in today’s world and the phrases that reflect these teachings.
The Wicked Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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
Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Dodo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Science / Folklore & Mythology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(3.00 from 1 review)
26 iconic deities from around the world, many still revered today, depicted in detailed, line artwork.
Trinidadian Folklore: A Journey Into The Night
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Nadia Persad. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
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.
Cherokee Clans: An Informal History
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The seven Cherokee clans are replicated in no other American Indian tribe. They are Wolf, Bird, Deer, Twister, Wild Potato, Panther and Paint. Find out about this ancient kinship system.
The Complete Guide To Norse Mythology
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A fully compiled book on Norse mythology, the creation,gods and the fables in the stories, including lineage maps of the gods.
Tarot Scrolls
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
There are 22 Major Arcana Tarot Scrolls. The scrolls are a Psychic reading at your finger tips. By choosing three numbers your questions pertaining to your situation will be made clear. A DIY Psychic in a book. Easy to use for a quick answer.
The Chronicles of the Emperor Arthur: A Monograph on the Medieval Welsh Myths of Arthur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: 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?
Fishful Thinking
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(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.
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
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."