The Dictionary of Mythology and Folklore

The Dictionary of Mythology and Folklore

Mythology and folklore are full of stories you already know well, but both are positively overflowing with those you've never heard of. The Dictionary of Mythology and Folklore, will introduce you to a new character, theme, story, or artifact from the annals of mythology and folklore every day. Each episode is less than 5 minutes long, so you can easily fit it into your daily routine.
Badalisc
September 07, 2022
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Badalisc

Imagine you're skulking about your house. Your spouse is gone, you slink to the back door, it butts up against the forest, and you let your secret lover in to do secret lover things. The next day a creature is captured from the woods, a beast with a big mouth, a big mouth in the sense of gossip. You...

Narasimha
September 06, 2022
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Narasimha

Imagine you're demolishing you're renovating your house and, upon smashing through a pillar, you hear a great fearsome roar and from the pillar appears a 3-eyed, half-man, half-Lion ready to kick some serioius butt and restore order to the universe. I'm Tanner Campbell and this is the Dictionary of ...

Orang Bunian
September 05, 2022
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Orang Bunian

In Celtic folklore, there's no lack of familiarty with the fair folk, sometimes called the fairy folk, but this concept of magical and spritely beings living in a parallel dimension to humans, is not unique to Celtic or English folklore; being like this exist also, of example, in Malay culture. I'm ...

Krasue
August 23, 2022
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Krasue

Imagine you're going to be burned alive, but just before it happens a powerful witch or sorceress casts a spell over you such that you will not be harmed by the flames. Now imagine that this spell takes a certain amount of time to take effect and it doesn't take effect until nearly the end of this e...

Bunyip
August 22, 2022
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Bunyip

Guarding the inland waters of Australia is a creature so fierce, so powerful, so terrifying, that I cannot fathom how it didn't beat out the Kangaroo as a national symbol for Australia. I'm Tanner Campbell and this is The Dictionary of Mythology and Folklore's entry for "Bunyip." -- Australian Abori...

Special Announcement
August 18, 2022
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Special Announcement

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