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This category is for questions about the ancient stories and myths of past civilizations.
Mjolnir, Thor's Hammer, represents several things. It symbolizes lightning, but also is a phallic symbol, bringing fertility, and symbolizes the whole of the Gods, as it is their best weapon against the forces of Chaos which threaten them. To mankind, it is the symbol by which the Norse (and modern…
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Something's Rotten in Denmark? Marcellus said that in Shakespeare's play 'Hamlet' in act I, scene IV.
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A hero in Indian Mythology could be considered Vishnu or one of the other main gods in their polytheistic culture. A archetypal hero in their literature(more modern day) could be Siddhartha in Herman Hesse's novel. Hope this helped :)
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The Epic of Gilgamesh is, perhaps, the oldest written story on Earth. It comes to us from Ancient Sumeria, and was originally written on 12 clay tablets in cunieform script. It is about the adventures of the historical King of Uruk (somewhere between 2750 and 2500 BCE). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki…
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Adventures during the gold rush
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None. But you didn't really think there were, right? "Were" is an old English term meaning 'man'. Werewolf mean 'Wolfman' (or, properly, man-wolf). Mythologically or in terms of roleplaying games such as Dungeons and Dragons, there are Werebears, Werewolves and probably wome other Werecreatures as…
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Folktales And Stories The audience to which it is being told and the story teller, plain and simple. Those who want to believe in something will linger on every word, if it is told in a very compelling manner. Gesticulating words, as to bring them to life, will entice an audience. To tell a story…
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No fable is named, so name of the man/woman is unknown. Further, fables are often rooted in folk tale, which are told by many people so that the origin of the original story can not be certain.
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Despite what television, newspapers, and Hollywood have all told you, underground Satanic cults don't really exist, or at least not in the way your expecting them to. A little intro to the religion first. For the most part, Satanists don't usually have huge social circles. This all goes back to th…
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No. Leprechauns are not real. They are not any more real than tooth fairies and unicorns.
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There is only one god of dream and sleep. His name is Hypnos.
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Robin dies by bleeding out. He goes to a healer woman with either Will Scarlet or Little John (varies) because he was ill. Now the story again varies on whether is was the healer woman to bled him more than she should have (a common practice) for pay. or if it was her brother who stabbed Robin …
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A legend is similar to a myth but it has at least a little fact in it. But a myth is make believe which has no fact or no supporting information. We must not think that they are the same. Mythology: In the 21st Century, we often refer to ancient Mythology (Greek, Roman, Norse, etc.) as total fiction…
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Answer It's an example of a parable. You should read a parable less for exact content and more for hidden meaning. What would a man do when the wind blows harder? Does that seem like an effective way to get the coat from the man? It's showing that you need to have a basic understanding of human …
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Robin Hood is so popular because he appeals to so many people. Robin hood it both unfailingly good, battling for others and saving the damsel in distress. However he also is an out law and does not conform rules or society at that time. He was a thief and laughed in the face of the "law". Thus appe…
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Atlantis was an island continent just off the coast of Africa just slightly north of the Canary Islands. In fact, the Canary Islands of today are a branch of the Nile river that ran across North Central Africa at this time. It sank as they say, about 1600 B.C. as the world was expanding at this time…
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan. =D there really good
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No one Earth is not named after a person, real or mythical. Earth is the only planet not named after a Roman god. It is instead named after what we live on, earth (or soil).  IN ADDITION: Uranus is actually named after a Greek god, not a Roman god. (But the name is Roman)  The…
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Dispelling the myth of Bhangarh I went twice to Bhangarh. Once with a torch after sunset and once in the morning. The roofless structures at Bhangarh at made with walls which are at least two and a half feet thick. They are mostly six feet by seven feet. They don't have any windows. These look more…
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Valentine has mixed feelings about her pseudonym. She hates the ideas of Demosthenes, yet she loves the power. Valentine, like her brother Peter, has a liking of power. Demosthenes is a demagogue; Valentine is a child demagogue and, if Ender had not been who he was and if Earth had continued to be…
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Ask your mom at the Thanksgiving dinner table.
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Answer Her life skills were to be able to dedicate herself to whatever it was that needed to be done. She also could serve yet still remain true to herself. Her commitment to family and love of God helped her face all the hardships she faced. She also had an ability to let go and enjoy life. Lau…
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The myth of the Dragon doesn't have an exact origin. There have been suggestions in the past that the idea for the dragon may have come from dinosaur fossils. Others suggest that it is a type of ancestral memory that is combining the image of the bird of prey, the snake, and the tiger (all of which …
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There isn't one, really. It's a soft-core porn film made to get past the censors before the Supreme Court ruled on what was/wasn't pornography. It's a T&A film without the A. Robin Hood wears orange spandex tights throughout the film and despite quite a few supposed sex scenes, he never once…
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the banshee, from irish bean si pronounced is a female spirit in irish mythology
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Not everyone gets what they want, exactly when they want it. You have to work for what you want.
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King Neptune is Poseidon that's why people also say king of the sea direct quote from sponge bob square pants "why Neptune why "(under the sea creatures)
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Dictionary: the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person. ---- Technically speaking, "mythology" is a collection of stories that serve as explanations of the workings of the world, but it has come to mean the historical legends and folklore of a society, including creatio…
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Mythological means it is related to myths, like dragons, faeries, wizards, witches, and the gods like Zeus, poseidon, and hades.
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as early as i know it was as far back as the grimm brothers
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Myths and legends exist, maybe because they are passed down in generation to generation. And I think, personally, that some are interesting to read about.
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No she didn't. Her cheeting ex-husband said she died in a car accident after a breast cancer walk. Not true! What a slime he is!
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No Baroque painter portrayed Persephone and Adonis. A work portraying Venus and Adonis was incorrectly titled "Persephone and Adonis" by someone on their web site a year ago.
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The story of Robin Hood first shows up as an oral poem around the year 1225 and this is told from person to person. It was in poetry form so people could remember it. As the story grows and evolves new characters are added and the storyline changes with the times. The modern retelling of the story h…
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The sloane manuscript of 1600 claimed that Robin hood was born in 1160.8-D
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Robin Hood died when he took an arrow shot in the back.
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Answer Fairy Tales are a form of fictional short story. However, they are set apart because most of them were based on tales passed down through oral tradition (folklore). They usually have some sort of moral (unlike many modern short stories), and have fantastic elements (such as fairies) in the…
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The Great God of Corruption Antoine
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As far back as the days of ancient Egypt, when they were called "mummies".More recently, a probe back in the 1960s may have brought back some kind of virus or radiation from Venus, causing the dead to rise up.Even more recently, a large and amoral company, the Umbrella Corporation, was conducting re…
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In the myth of Atlantis the entire place sank and everyone died.
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A tale that uses supernatural themes to explain the practices of a particular culture A story with great explanatory and cultural value to a society
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Folktale-Is a traditional narrative, usually anonymous, handed down orally. Myth-Is a traditional sacred story, typically revolving around the activities of gods and heroes, which purports to explain a natural phenomenon or cultural practice.Fairytale-Is a fanciful tale of legendary deeds and creatu…
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a sport influenced is lacrosse the Indians in Canada would play to appese the gods.
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A Chimera is a fire-breathing creature with the body of a lioness, a tail that ends in a snake's head, and the head of a goat coming out of her back at the center of her spine.
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see ya soon ;)
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Summary: Dodong wanted to marry Teang and asked his father's permission. Thinking that since they are young, their love would be short, he allowed them to get married. After nine months, Teang gave birth to a child named Blas. For six consecutive years, a new child came along. Teang did not compl…
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Copyrighting is the copying and pasting as your own work that is someone elses...you dont pay or anything and you can get jailed or seriously fined
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the grimms fairy tales r only fairy tales as they were originally supposed to be originally they werent all happy and sugar coated they were supposed to be scary so children wouldn't do wrong
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the moral is what normally makes a fable xxx
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There are 3 parts and 17 steps to the Monomyth. part 1. Departure a. The call to Adventure b. The refusal of the call c. Supernatural Aid d. The crossing of the Threshold (symbolic Death) e. Rebirth part 2. Initiation a. The road of Trials b. Marriage (meeting of a companion) c. The woman…
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soo it is nammed after god. he created earth and he saw this earth always meant life. so he gave life to earth
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Robin Hood is a fictional folk law character whose story originates from medieval times. In popular culture Robin Hood and his band's tales are usually associated with the area of Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire (England). Historically his birthplace is supposed to be Loxley in South Yorkshire, …
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1276 he died by torture by the sherrif of Nottingham
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"LIhaf" or The English titled "the quilt" was a courageous exploration of the alternative available to women in a sexually repressive patriarchal world. It was a frontal attack on the world which in turn was understandably shocked out of its own self-absorption. quilt has been use an ingenious and d…
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Answer Adding to the above answer, General Mills, which was a merger of about 24 companies began, in 1930, publishing promotional pamphlets by Betty Crocker. Betty Crocker, by the way, is a fictional woman whose name, Betty, was chosen because it was popular at the time, and Crocker, who was the …
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3 The winged Dragon of Ra Obelisk the Tormentor and Slifer the Sky Dragon now if u want for Egyptian Mythology there are 114 gods and goddesses
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Earth is not named after a person, real or mythical. Earth is the only planet not named after a Roman god. It is instead named after what we live on, earth (or soil).
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Freelance designers, artists and illustrators are independent. You contract them per project. Their rates may be flat rate per project, hourly, monthly, or any mix as decided between yourself and the illustrator at the time of contraction. Prices vary for different types of illustration, generally c…
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In mythological terms, a troll is a monster commonly portrayed as being green in color, wearing gray cloaks, and carrying a wooden club. They live in forests (often under bridges), and commonly guard certain objects. On the internet, a troll is someone who likes to annoy people, simply to annoy the…
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It is the story of the struggles of the Trask family in turn of the century California as well as the struggles between the duality of nature - good and evil - and the right of every individual to have free choice, not a pre-destined existence.
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Across Five Aprils - by Irene Hunt
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Answer: 1,000 Think about that - She made up a thousand tales to please the Sheik. Well, not exactly. The normal answer is 1001 nights but actually there is no set number. Over time the amount of nights has been expanded, as how the number of stories told. Stories were spread over a few nights…
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You'll find several hundred strictly Greek gods and equal number of Greek/Roman gods. The 16 major gods are: Zeus: was the king of gods. he was also the god of the sky and weater. Hera: was the queen of gods. she was also the goddess of marrige and children. Poseidon: god of the 7 seas and earthqu…
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Back in the past, people used to believe that the gods live in the tree trunks, so by touching them they get blessed.Hope this amendment to this answer from another helpsMeaningThe phrase used by people who rap their knuckles on a piece of wood hoping to stave off bad luck. In the UK the phrase 'tou…
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she was the greek queen of gods, the goddess of marriage and the wife of Zeus. She was often portrayed as jealous and resentful of infidelity.
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well some are true and some are not some are myths and some actually happen just depends who is telling the truth
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Historians aren't sure Robin Hood even existed and if he did the information on him is very slim so there is not enough information to give you an absolute answer to the question. However popular thinking is that he died between the 75th and 87th year of his age as a result of treachery through medi…
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Fables typically end with the moral of the story. The part of the fable that explains the life lesson that can be learned from the characters in the story.
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ambrotsia:)))))))))))))
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According to the mass media, television, radio and film are becoming the most effective sectors in many countries in the world. Indeed, many suggestions have been made, and one of them is to communicate information. However, they are to the advantages and the disadvantages; this essay will take a cl…
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Yes, but you might want to see what morals they have before you decide to enact that moral in your own life Additional view I fully agree on the above. I just like to add that if you are keen to know the morals per religion teachings, it is easier to get them from the relevant holy books and proph…
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Quivira and Cibola are two of seven lost cities of gold. The natives dismantled the cities before the arrival of the Spanish murderers (Conquistadors) therefore they will never be found.
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Explanation I have read that Larry McMurty purposely used incorrect Latin because of his characters(Gus wrote the phrase on the sign). The scrambled meaning of the phrase translates to a "grape changes color [i.e., ripens] when it sees [another] grape." This would explain why Gus says "you ride w…
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yes it is true!
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A lot of these characters are made up just for fun, but some of them, like King Arthur Pendragon (and his knights of the round) were based on truth, but the truth kernels snowballed into a mythological mess. Robin hood probably had children with Maid Marian, though he had a time getting her chastit…
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Although there are many thousands of undiscovered species, it is unlikely that any of them are trolls.
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Many people h ave different beliefs but I believe that it is just a legend that is very well known.
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Around 2100 BC.
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The author is Paz Marquez Benitez, who is considered the first Philipino short story author.
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you knock on wood because say you say something like iv never broken a bone in my life you would say knock on wood and knock on wood 3 times so you dont jinx your self and break a bone tomarow. The origin of "knock on wood" is a bit cloudy. It seems to trace back to the European idea of touching woo…
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The love of his life was Aleta whom he met on a Mediterranean island.
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The most famous of them all is: Rostam (Ros-Tam). He is considered the "champion of champions" (a mythical hero of Iran) and depicted in numerous stories.
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Grain and a bundle of wheat.
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Answer There are twelve main, "Olympian" Roman Gods and Goddesses who presided over the other Gods and Goddesses.
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Answer Hippogriff (which I have also seen spelt Hippogryph and Hippogryphe) is a Mythological Creature. I is the Result of the pairing of a Griffin and a Mare.
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Laura's story Pioneer Girl is an adult autobiographical account of her life, with only subtle differences between it and her children's books. Laura's daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, wrote two books that are an adult version of some of the material covered in Laura's children's books-Let the Hurricane R…
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The folk tale about the Yeti from the Tibetan culture. It is said that the Yeti was a dangerous creature that lived in the Himalayas. It is also seen as an ape like creature that few people have seen.
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I am sure those of you reading this page would have more or less known something about the lost island/continent of Atlantis, and have different perspectives about the existence of it. If you think that Atlantis ever existed: 1) Atlantis is the missing piece of land between North America and Western…
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PAUL BUNYAN was born in maineup in canadaA character in folk tales. You can find books about him in your library.
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It is the story of 2 lovers in the middle east who occupy connecting houses, forbidden by their parents to be wed. Through a crack in 1 of the walls, they arrange to meet at a mulberry bush and state their feelings for eachother. Thisbe arrives first, but when she sees a lioness with a bloody mouth …
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a myth isn't always true. ANSWER:Chupacabra, yeti, bigfoot, skin walker, mermaid, leprechauns, kraken, the giant squid...Beware they might just be true! (the giant squid is real)A lot of myths aren't, but some are.Myths are not true or have not been proven correct but legends may have some truth be…
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All of them are stories passed down from generation to generation, either orally or through the written word.Fairy tales are now stories intended for children, involving adventure and some kind of magical element. They are in vague settings, like "Once upon a time" or "in a far-away kingdom". Cinder…
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the god!SCIENTISTS GOD dont exsists you stupid div
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