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Helen of Troy - Influential Women in History

by Anon.

This book is part of a series on historical female figures. It features Helen of Troy, the daughter of Zeus in Greek mythology whose abduction by Paris resulted in the Trojan War.


The Great Indian Epic Tales - Including the Ramayana and the Mahabharata

by Anon.

These are wonderful examples of early Hindu writing, with tales showing people how to live ideal lives as husbands, wives kings and servants. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the...


The Original Epic Tales - The Iliad and the Odyssey

by Anon.

Here are collected the two finest epic stories ever written, the basis for western literature for over 2000 years and bywords for scale, depth and skill in the written word. Based around the events of the Trojan...


Welsh Traditions and Superstitions - A Historical Article on the Mythology of Wales

by Marie Trevelyan

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from...


The Folklore and Ghost Stories of Wales - A Historical Article on the Myths and Legends of Wales

by Marie Trevelyan

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Carefully selecting the best articles from...


Stories Of Old Liverpool With Stories And Customs Of Old West Derby

by Canon H. E. Crewdson

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,...


The Customs, Beliefs, and Ceremonies of South Eastern Russia - The Khazar and Mordvin Kingdoms (Folklore History Series)

by Various

South eastern Russia is a vast stunning landscape with a beautiful and intricate cultures. This book looks into superstition and cultures of the Mordvin and Khazar kingdoms. Many of the earliest books, particularly...


Quaint Old Customs Of Wales (Folklore History Series)

by Wirt Sikes

Numberless customs in Wales which appear to be meaningless, to people of average culture, are in truth replete with meaning. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before,...


Weather Folk-Lore Of The Sea And Superstitions Of The Scottish Fishermen

by Various

The folklore of the sea has some of the most incredible and creative superstitions created by fishermen to avoid disaster and bring in a good haul of fish. In this brilliant book we have all types of charms...


Folklore of the Negroes of Jamaica - With Notes on Obeah Worship

by Various

This collection of folklore and stories sheds light on a fascinating blend of cultures and practices.. Discussing the blend of West African religion and superstition in Jamaica through the eyes of the white...


Festivals And Feast Days Of Lincolnshire (Folklore History Series)

by Mabel Peacock

Part of a series on the county folklore and festivals of the United Kingdom, this remarkable and well researched book on the festival customs and feast day practices all drawn from the voices of the people who...


Balochi Tales (Folklore History Series)

by M. Longworth Dames

The Balochi people and language is spread from the coast of Iran to the interior of Pakistan. There are few written sources of their tribal legends and folklore. M. Longworth Dames brings together his wealth...


Norse Stories Retold From The Eddas

by Hamilton Wright Mabie

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Legends Of Vancouver

by E. Pauline Johnson

I NEVER saw that land before, And now can never see it again Yet, as if by acquaintance hoar Endeared, by gladness and by pain, Great was the affection that I bore To the valley and the river small, The cattle,...


Belgian Fairy Tales

by William Elliot Griffis

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Danish Fairy Tales

by J. Grant Cramer

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Magical And Ceremonial Uses Of Fire (Folklore History Series)

by Winifred S. Blackman

Since the dawn of time fire has been the source of awe, respect and reverence. In this unusual book find how fire was used in the rituals and beliefs of many different cultures. Many of the earliest books, particularly...


The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging

by Charles Vogl

Bring People Together!

Strong communities help people support one another, share their passions, and achieve big goals. And such communities aren't just happy accidents—they can be purposefully cultivated,...


The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales

by Mindy Campbell Hudson, Dr. Donna R White & Amanda Johnson

Collected through firsthand interviews, author Mindy Campbell Hudson brings local lore to life in The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales with stories of Dover, Arkansas's own legends, history,...