the woman in the moon and other forgotten heroines

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Once upon a time when she was playing in a flowery meadow with her Nymph companions, Kore was seized by Haides and carried off to the underworld as his bride. In libraries using the Library of Congress classification system, it will probably be helpful to look in the catalog under the subject heading Fairy Tales to find out where they keep their books. A direct quotation, often attributed to Einstein, runs: If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. Also available in reprint as: Dasent, George Webbe.
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Jesus and the Trojan War: Myth and Meaning for Today

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Ask the students to sing a popular jump rope rhyme or counting out rhyme such as "Eeeny meeny miney moe." The Soldier and the Tinderbox (Germany, Wilhelm Busch). The truth is that the Church was actually the first thing that ever tried to combine reason and religion. It is not a “law.” […] It is not a necessity. […] We have no right to say that it must always happen. (60) There are thousands of years of the fairy tale tradition, but the folks who have the most to say about it are those who defended it through the period we now call modernity (very roughly, from the Enlightenment until the 1960s) — the rise of scientific fatalism.
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Handbook of Japanese Mythology (World Mythology)

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Supernatural creator Eric Kripke answers fan questions: Part 2. See Remarkable Servants page for bibliographic information. All the stories end with the narrator saying “that is the end of my story” to allow the audience to escape their imagination and come back to reality. The notes on the tower itself are pretty awesome too, especially the bit about the Princes. The word "fable" comes from the Latin "fabula" ("little story"). Assuming that the original form of Brigantia is something like *Brigantī then Brighid is equivalent to Brigantia, given Goidelic and Brythonic divergence and etymologically at least they seem to be the same deity.
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Tales From A Finnish Tupa

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Among the dicier suggestions: They were abducted by aliens or—why not?—beheaded by Dracula. Dryads were often depicted in myth and art accompanied - or being pursued by - their male counterparts, the satyrs. There had never before been any such union of the priests and the philosophers. We know them as the Brothers Grimm and their collection includes “Cinderella” and “The Frog Prince”. Content Area(s): English (Literature), History & Social Studies (Geography & Cultures).
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The magic listening cap, more folk tales from Japan, retold

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TSW use the mobile lab to create a Little Bird Tale of their very own folk lore using their Story Map Graphic Organizers. I am indebted to Tim Smith, Leni Johnson, Julia Barton, Helen Pilinovsky, Veronica Schanoes, Lazy Daze, and especially Sara M. The Quran records the following things which are ascribed to Muhammad but in reality were previously known stories now attributed to him for the first time (Sell, Studies, pp. 219ff.).
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Theogony; Works and Days; [and] Shield

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The Magic Circle (Puffin, 1995) is a twist on the tale of Hansel and Gretel; Zel (Dutton Juvenile Books, 1996), a.k.a. The woman now wants to be Empress of the Land and the Sea, and for the golden fish to be her servant. After a period of ten years Kalisanga's mother died, leaving her daughter under the care of her co-wife. When he awoke, the prince told Simorgh his story and asked whether she could help him. Our Fairy Tales on Television database is huge, containing over 1500 individual data points, and I found each data point that met both parameters of my project: And then I, English major and folklore scholar that I am, was met with a set of 31 data points from which to begin to ask questions and draw conclusions about the way that children’s television employs fairy tales in combination with each other.
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The Rainbow Fairy Book (Dover Children's Classics)

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The 'Ugly One' longs to forget that she is a witch, and wants to take care of the children she finds in the woods. This was a room with a double hung window giving a view of our breakfast area. Simorgh urged him to go back to the king and ask him for the meat of seven bulls. "Make seven leather bags out of their hides and fill them with water. In those days, Each group of workers- loggers, cowboys, somehow made their lives easier. My biggest question (to those upset with TWD for Carl's actions and character) is this: Did you think this show was going to be Little House on the Walking Dead Prarie?
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Remus: A Roman Myth

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Yet we still have great difficulty understanding how it originated, evolved, and spread--or why so many people cannot resist its appeal, no matter how it changes or what form it takes. When looking at the differences and similarities between the two, there are a lot of the same tropes running around. A white girl drowns while trying to save an Indian child. This site is part of the Universal Library at Carnegie Mellon University.
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Old Indian Legends

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He explains the difference between this “scientific fatalism” (67) and the views of the “fairy-tale philosopher” (68): [Learned men in the modern world] talked as if the fact that trees bear fruit were just as necessary as the fact that two and one trees make three. That my friend is how I define Legacy. - 2012/05/03 - 12:38 am: Chesterton is quite clear that Orthodoxy is not, primarily, a work of positive, apologetic proof for the existence of God: it is merely his [Chesterton's] journey back to what he came to see as the best possible set of beliefs for living one’s life, i.e., The Apostle’s Creed (as he concludes).
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Myths and Legends of Britain and Ireland

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The dress was made by bridal designer Jennifer Pritchard Couchman from several copies of Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales (courtesy of Virago Press). I've decided to post this information to my blog because, although folklore, fairy tale and fable hunters and readers might already have heard that Grimm's material is on the U of Pittsburgh's website, the information isn't that easy to find when you just hit the main University site page!
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