Category: Mythology Folk Tales

  • Download Pyramid quest: secrets of the Great Pyramid and the dawn of by Robert M. Schoch PDF

    By Robert M. Schoch

    The Egyptologist acclaimed for re-dating the good Sphinx at Giza units his points of interest on one of many real mysteries of antiquity: the nice Pyramid of Giza. what's the nice Pyramid of Giza? Ask that easy query of a standard Egyptologist, and also you get the elemental, conventional resolution: a posh tombstone for a self-important pharaoh of the outdated nation. This, Egyptologists argue, is the only discovering in keeping with the information, and the one deduction supported by way of technology. by means of implication, somebody who dissents from this viewpoint is unscientific and woolly-minded-a believer in magic and ghosts. certainly, the various unconventional rules concerning the nice Pyramid do have a spectacularly significant ring to them. but from underneath the most obvious phrases of this controversy, a deeper, extra major query arises: how is it that the good Pyramid routines any such gripping carry at the human psyche- including cryptic grace to the again of the one-dollar invoice and framing myriad claims of recent Age "pyramid power"? In Pyramid Quest, Robert M. Schoch and Robert Aquinas McNally use the rigorous highbrow research of medical inquiry to enquire what we all know in regards to the nice Pyramid, and strengthen a beautiful speculation: This historical monument is the most powerful facts but that civilization begun hundreds of thousands of years just before is mostly inspiration, extending some distance again right into a little-known time. In tracing that tale, we come to appreciate not just the good Pyramid but additionally our personal origins as civilized beings.  
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  • Download Together Forever: The Story About the Magician Who Didn't by Michael Laitman PDF

    By Michael Laitman

    In ''Together Forever'', Michael Laitman tells us that if we're sufferer and suffer the pains we come across alongside our life's direction, we'll develop into better, braver, and wiser. rather than turning out to be weaker, we are going to discover ways to create our personal magic and our personal wonders as just a magician can. during this hot, soft story, the writer stocks with kids and fogeys alike a few of the gem stones and charms of the religious world.The storyline introduces a type magician who needs to have a chum, and to coach his good friend the entire magic that he is aware. He creates all types of gadgets and animals, yet his ally and scholar is the guy that he creates. the tale describes how the magician teaches the guy to be like him - an exceptional and type magician - and explains that all folks can turn into just like the magician, whether it is our want. The knowledge of Kabbalah is full of spellbinding tales. ''Together Forever'' is yet one more reward from this ageless resource of knowledge, whose classes make our lives richer, more straightforward, and much extra pleasing.
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  • Download Anting-Anting Stories - And other Strange Tales of the by Sargent Kayme PDF

    By Sargent Kayme

    The Anting-Anting is either talisman and fetich: it's the Filipino model of excellent drugs. The characters and occasions in those 11 tales are from an prior, much less innovative period. those tales comprise event, mystical components, pirates, pearls, man-apes, towering volcanoes, unusual animals and birds, or even stranger males, pythons, bejuco ropes stained with human blood, feathering palm timber at one second fanned by way of delicate tropical breezes and the following uprooted and hurled apart by means of tornadoes. Mr. Kayme tells the 11 tales, and tells them cleverly,from the purpose of a non-Filipino taking a look in on Filipino lifestyles and makes no try and imitate Kipling. Kayme's "Anting-Anting" tales supply the local Filipino of unmixed blood a spot in western fiction. within the past due nineteenth C. he was once favourably in comparison to the North American Indian of an identical period. yet that was once over a hundred years in the past and perceptions and attitudes have replaced much due to the fact that 1901. So pickup this fascinating quantity, settle right into a comfortable chair and input into the vibrant global of Filipino lifestyles, folks ideals and superstitions of 100 years in the past. And should you may still ever stopover at the Philippines, do not be shocked to discover that those superstitions are as widely used this day as they have been a century in the past.
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  • Download Mythology of the American Indians by Evelyn Wolfson PDF

    By Evelyn Wolfson

    Lengthy prior to they have been written down, American Indian myths have been stored alive through a powerful oral culture. have you questioned how the realm used to be made? MYTHOLOGY OF the yankee INDIANS discusses this secret, in addition to different myths and legends from assorted tradition components all through North the US. each one bankruptcy is through a question and resolution part which covers characters, issues, and emblems. a professional observation part complements the myths with evaluations via famous students. This booklet is constructed from AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHOLOGY to permit republication of the unique textual content into publication, paperback, and alternate variants.
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  • Download Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to Party Night by Nicholas Rogers PDF

    By Nicholas Rogers

    Книга Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to get together evening Halloween: From Pagan Ritual to get together NightКниги English литература Автор: Nicholas Rogers Год издания: 2002 Формат: pdf Издат.:Nicholas Rogers Страниц: 208 Размер: 9.8 ISBN: thirteen: 978-0195146912 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Корни праздника Хэллоуин уходят в глубь веков. Но современное свое название он приобрел в VII веке, когда Папа Бонифаций утвердил 1 ноября как День Всех Святых. Католический День Всех Святых — All Hallows Eve позже стали называть Hallowe’en, и в конце концов — Halloween. История и традиции празднования Хэллоуина.
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  • Download Folktales from Greece: A Treasury of Delights by Soula Mitakidou, Anthony L. Manna, Melpomeni Kanatsouli PDF

    By Soula Mitakidou, Anthony L. Manna, Melpomeni Kanatsouli

    Whereas Greek myths are renowned and amply represented, only a few Greek folktales were released in English. Now those acclaimed authors make 20 fascinating folktales obtainable to readers outdoors of Greece. Newly translated and retold, the tales variety from the profound to the lighthearted, the haunting to the hilarious, and the religious to the secular. a variety of accompanying pictures and drawings illustrate elements of Greek lifestyles and conventional folklore motifs. excellent for storytimes and read-alouds, the stories will attract either old and young.
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