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The Later History of the Megaliths: One Chapter of "Folk Mythology 

The Later History of the Megaliths: One Chapter of "Folk

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These were most likely antecedents of the korrigan. If a cat licks it's tail, there is rain in the forecast. They declared that Almighty incarnates in different animal forms. However, certain story styles are just as old as myth. The seer, in his eagerness to unravel the mystery, forgot his usual caution and ordered a vessel of water to be brought, and, looking in, he saw only his own reflection. They became so filled with the fish, without labor, that they sank in the water as they reached Kapuukolo, and the men jumped overboard to float them to the beach.
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Bittersweet country Mythology 

Bittersweet country

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Hoenir was a "large and powerful" king who was sent to rule over the Vanir after a civil war between the gods (FYI: the Norse pantheon is divided into two Houses -- that of the Vanir & that of the Æsir. Series: Irish Texts Society (Series) ; v. 52. Grace O'Malley's extraordinary life centres around the 16th Century Tudor conquest of Ireland under Queen Elizabeth I. This book taught me that Troy was a city and Brad Pitt's name in the movie should have been Achilles.
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Lacrosse Legends of the First Americans Mythology 

Lacrosse Legends of the First Americans

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Theodore Roosevelt practically invented America's affluent middle class and eliminated the threat of Communist revolution in America. Some believed that even well-intentioned mermaids would cause great danger to men who believed they saw a woman drowning and would dive into the waters to save them. FABER BOOK OF FAVOURITE FAIRY TALES, THE Collection of traditional fairy tales. Technically, however, these are not the same.
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Iconography of New Zealand Maori Religion (Iconography of Mythology 

Iconography of New Zealand Maori Religion (Iconography of

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In the telling of some of these stories, I will be handing along things that were told from grandmother to granddaughter; grandfather to grandson, for many generations. Hence, the struggling and fighting continued. I think the veil is the gift of some Nereis (Nereid) or Naias (Naiad), for it is reasonable to assume that these goddesses dance together in honour of the river Meles, since it offers them fountains not far from its mouth." "[Description of a painting of several islands :] The first of these is steep and sheer and fortified by a natural wall; it lifts its peak aloft for all-seeing Poseidon; it is watered with running water and furnishes the bees with food of mountain flowers, which the Nereides also doubtless pluck when the sport along the seashore." "[Description of a painting of Ino leaping into the sea :] The figure of Ino was hastening towards the promontory of Skeiron (Sciron) and the sea at the foot of the mountain, and the breakers that were wont to surge in billows were spreading out in a hollow to receive her. ..
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Gumbo Ya-Ya:  A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales Mythology 

Gumbo Ya-Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales

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There is a really good trilogy of books called VIKING by Tim Severin. Modern scholars refer to the myths and study them in an attempt to throw light on the religious and political institutions of Ancient Greece and on the Ancient Greek civilization, and to gain understanding of the nature of myth-making itself. The Great Spirit, or "Old Man", appeared on the mountain and turned the water into different colors. Ellis Davidson Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson was one of the giants of the scholarly study of the mythology and religion of the Norse and other Germanic peoples.
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Tiamat's Brood: An Investigation into the Dragons of Ancient Mythology 

Tiamat's Brood: An Investigation into the Dragons of Ancient

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Each student should have a specific role in the group. All the stations of this place are in the deep sea, where they use nets of three kinds; there is also fishing with poles, and ulua fishing, because this part of the island faces the wind; but the ku-ulas are located on the seashore, as is also the one at Honuaula, where it is covered over by the lava flow. [238] Thus was performed the good work of Aiai in establishing ku-ula stations and fish stones continued all around the island of Maui.
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Voodoo (Jumbo Series) Mythology 

Voodoo (Jumbo Series)

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They were not violent, but mainly haunted lakes until their death was avenged. But that's what so contradictory about him, because he's also totally ruthless -- which is what Azor Ahai must be -- a murderous savior -- a death-dealing Renaissance Man -- i.e. the walking contradiction that Jaime is. Often the day of his birth is said to be on 25th December and frequently he is born of a virgin, suffered a sacrificial death and then on the third day would `rise again`.
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Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream (Portraits of American Mythology 

Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream (Portraits of American

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It was now largely just a hobby to abstract and realistic artists alike. The third genealogy, [20]which, properly speaking, is that of Paao, the high-priest who came with Pili from Tahiti, about twenty-five generations ago, and was a reformer of the Hawaiian priesthood, and among whose descendants it has been preserved, counts only twelve generations from Kumuhonua to Nuu, on the line of Kapili, youngest son of Kumuhonua.� �In the Hawaiian group there are several legends of the Flood.
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Zora Neale Hurston: And A History Of Southern Life (Critical Mythology 

Zora Neale Hurston: And A History Of Southern Life (Critical

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Mythology and literature with excellent links throughout text. (Welch.) Mythology lecture with links to images: Prof. In the surviving literary forms in which we have them, they are inherently political, as Gilbert Cuthbertson has urged. Kāne - highest of the four major Hawaiian deities, The chief of the Hawaiian trinity, which also consists of his brothers Lono and Ku. You know the road by which we came; then return to your people.
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East Anglian Ghosts, Legends and Lore Mythology 

East Anglian Ghosts, Legends and Lore

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In Furth im Wald, every summer for the past 500 years or so, the "Drachenstich" is performed - tale of a knight slaying a dragon during the Hussite Wars. Smite with Waka-i-lani, thy rod.� Niheu smote, the rocks crumbled to pieces, and the canoes were freed. Pgs. 102-103 The Coyote now said: "Give me some dirt out of which you are making mountains!" Jason plays guitar in a teenage garage band called the Assorted Zebras, but they have no fans, no gigs, and they’re going nowhere.
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