Folklore

  • A Guide To Irish Mythology

    A Guide To Irish Mythology

    By Daragh Smyth

    This guide, structured alphabetically with a helpful cross-reference system, allows the reader to delve into the ornate world of Irish mythology and its four cycles of tales: the Mythological Cycle, the Ulster Cycle, the Fenian or Ossianic Cycle, and the Historical Cycle or Cycle of Kings. The...

    Paper - 9780716526124 - $ 26.95

  • All In! All In!

    All In! All In!

    A Selection of Dublin Children's Traditional Street-Games with Rhymes and Music (Reprint Edition)

    By Eilís Brady

    Children's traditional street-games play an important part in the folklife of a country. This reprint will help parents and educators realize how happy children are, when given an opportunity to use their imagination and to...

    Paper - 9780901120854 - $ 19.95

  • An Anthology of Finnish Folktales

    An Anthology of Finnish Folktales

    Edited by: Helena Henderson

    Contributions by: Helena Henderson

    Storytelling as a living tradition has been preserved longer in Finland than in many other countries, because of its relative geographical isolation compared to other countries that more readily came into contact with other civilizations which destroyed local oral traditions. As in...

    Paper - 9781860570834 - $ 49.00

  • Cu Chulainn

    Cu Chulainn

    An Iron Age Hero

    By Daragh Smyth

    The book tells the life story of an Iron Age hero, providing a history of Iron Age Ulster and its customs. Cu Chulainn was the greatest hero of a heroic age centered on Ulster and North Leinster. He is in the European tradition of...

    Cloth - 9780716533252 - $ 55.00

  • Cu Chulainn

    Cu Chulainn

    An Iron Age Hero

    By Daragh Smyth

    The book tells the life story of an Iron Age hero, providing a history of Iron Age Ulster and its customs. Cu Chulainn was the greatest hero of a heroic age centered on Ulster and North Leinster. He is in the European tradition of...

    Paper - 9780716533269 - $ 29.50

  • Divination and Portents in the Roman World

    Divination and Portents in the Roman World

    Edited by: Robin Lorsch Wildfang, Jacob Isager

    The ancient Romans believed that the gods sent signs of future events to men through the flight of birds, meteorological disturbances and other natural phenomena. These signs influenced every sphere of ancient life, both public and private, from a state's decision to...

    Paper - 9788778384621 - $ 15.00

  • Embracing the Baobab Tree

    Embracing the Baobab Tree

    The African Proverb in the 21st Century

    Edited by: Willem Saayman

    This volume focuses on analysing the meaning of proverbs within Africa. The context in which a proverb is uttered, determines meaning, so this increases the difficulty of explaining proverbs exhaustively.


    283 pages

    Publication Date: 1/1/1997
    Format: Paper
    ISBN: 9780869819975


    Paper - 9780869819975 - $ 9.50

  • Formation of a Folklorist

    Formation of a Folklorist

    Sources Relating to the Visit of James Hamilton Delargy (Seamus O Duilearga) to Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia and Germany, 1 April - 29 September 1928

    By Seamas O Cathain

    Formation of a Folklorist is the eighteenth volume to be published by Comhairle Bhealoideas Eirann in its series Scribhinni Bealoidis / Folklore Studies....

    Cloth - 9781905254286 - $ 70.00

  • Inclinate aurem

    Inclinate aurem

    Oral Perspectives on Early European Verbal Culture

    Edited by: Jan Hellden, Minna Skafte Jensen, Thomas Petitt

    Growing awareness that the domination of writing and the printed book has been merely a phase in Western cultural history, a "Gutenberg hiatus" that is now coming to an end, has prompted increased...

    Paper - 9788778386809 - $ 30.75

  • Mamang

    Mamang

    By Iris Woods, Kim Scott, Wirlomin Noongar Language And Stories Project

    Contributions by: Jeffrey Farmer, Helen Nelly, Yibiyung Roma Winmar

    A brave young man travels the seas in the abdomen of a large whale ('mamang'). The man squeezes the heart of the whale and the old...

    Paper - 9781742582962 - $ 22.95