A to Z Challenge Folklore

Banshee: Queen of Fear #AtoZChallenge #folklore

Q is for Queen. Famous, but so misunderstood, the wailing Banshee is the queen of fear. Folklore True Irish Ghost Stories by St. John D. Seymour and Harry L. Neligan [1914] Of all Irish ghosts, fairies, or bogies, the Banshee (sometimes called locally the “Bohēēntha” or “Bankēēntha”) is the best known to the general public: indeed, …

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Monkeys in Mythology and Folklore #folklore

I’ve always thought of monkeys as mischievous. And looking at folklore, it seems that I’m right. Folktales and Folklore of Monkeys from Around the World The Forest in Folklore and Mythology by Alexander Porteous [1928], p147 In the forests of Brazil a lame Demon leads the hunter astray. In these forests, as in all other …

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