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

  • Cold Iron

    Cold Iron

    Aspects of the occupational lore of Irish fishermen

    By Bairbre Ni Fhloinn

    'Cold iron' is a phrase that is used by fishermen as a euphemism to avoid misfortune at sea. This book provides a lively and compelling insight into the use of such euphemisms, which form a part of the work...

    Paper - 9780956562876 - $ 35.00

  • 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

  • Cunning-Folk and Familiar Spirits

    Cunning-Folk and Familiar Spirits

    Shamanistic Visionary Traditions in Early Modern British Witchcraft and Magic

    By Emma Wilby

    In the hundreds of confessions relating to witchcraft and sorcery trials from early modern Britain we frequently find detailed descriptions of intimate working relationships between popular magical practitioners and familiar spirits of either human or animal form. Until...

    Cloth - 9781845190781 - $ 67.95

  • Cunning-Folk and Familiar Spirits pb

    Cunning-Folk and Familiar Spirits pb

    Shamanistic Visionary Traditions in Early Modern British Witchcraft and Magic

    By Emma Wilby

    In the hundreds of confessions relating to witchcraft and sorcery trials from early modern Britain we frequently find detailed descriptions of intimate working relationships between popular magical practitioners and familiar spirits of either human or animal form. Until...

    Paper - 9781845190798 - $ 39.95

  • 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