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Monon Behavior Ciu

by Diego Manna

A funny pseudo-scientific journal in which humour and science are mixed, in the same way in which also english and italian languages are mixed. The result is a very comic sort of "new esperanto". This is the...


The Essays by Francis Bacon

by Francis Bacon

The Essays was the first published book by the philosopher, statesman and jurist Francis Bacon. Includes 58 essays. The Essays are written in a wide range of styles, from the plain and unadorned to the epigrammatic....


Welsh Cave Legends (Folklore History Series)

by John Rhys

This fascinating book looks at the myths and superstitions connected with the Welsh landscape. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and...


Yule, Beltane, And Halloween Festivals (Folklore History Series)

by James Napier

History and prehistoric investigations have shown quite clearly that prehistoric man worshipped the sun, the giver and vivifier of all life, as the supreme god. This book takes a fascinating look at the festivals...


Scottish Well Worship And Charm Stones (Folklore History Series)

by James M. Mackinlay

In glancing at the superstitions connected with Scottish lochs and springs, we are called upon to scan a chapter of our social history not yet closed. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back...


Aino Folklore - The People And Myths Of Northern Japan

by Basil Hall Chamberlain

The Aino people of Japan are very little known and where treated as savages when discovered by western travellers. Their religion was rich and cultured and this book opens the eyes of the reader to a culture...


The Tarot (Folklore History Series)

by D. F. Ranking

The history of tarot cards and card reading has a long and unexpected history. From ancient Egypt to the fashionable salons and backrooms of 1800's Paris. This fascinating book has something for the newcomer...


Myths and Dreams

by Edward Clodd

British polymath Edward Clodd was a banker who also established himself as a prominent thinker in the fields of anthropology and folklore. In Myths and Dreams, Clodd takes a look at the mythological beliefs...


Bits of Blarney

by R. Shelton Mackenzie

This delightful collection from R. Shelton Mackenzie brings together a series of Irish stories, tales, myths, jokes, and folklore collected by the author over the course of his life. Presented in a warm, conversational...


The Superstitions of Witchcraft

by Howard Williams

This 1865 volume offers a surprisingly sympathetic view of witchcraft, tracing its roots through several thousand years and pointing out similarities and parallels with the major world religions. Though dense...


Blackfeet Indian Stories

by George Bird Grinnell

Long regarded as some of the most skilled bison hunters, the Blackfeet tribes' territory once covered large swaths of the areas now known as Alberta, Canada and the U.S. state of Montana. This fascinating collection...


Irish Witchcraft and Demonology

by St. John D. Seymour

Delve into the dark and mysterious practice of witchcraft throughout Irish history. Spanning centuries of practice from ancient Gaelic times to the turn of the twentieth century, this comprehensive look at pagan...


Stories of the Old World

by Alfred John Church

The Roman poet Virgil is regarded as one of the most significant literary figures of the ancient world. His major contribution was the epic poem of battle the Aeneid. In Stories of the Old World, author Alfred...


American Folk Tales and Songs

by Richard Chase

Full of lively stories, jokes, and games for performance, the book also includes 40 songs with melody and guitar chords. Written by outstanding practicing folk performer. Includes 44 illustrations.


Sport, Bodily Culture and Classical Antiquity in Modern Greece

by Eleni Fournaraki & Zinon Papakonstantinou

Ancient Greece was the model that guided the emergence of many facets of the modern sports movement, including most notably the Olympics. Yet the process whereby aspects of the ancient world were appropriated...


The Edda

by Winifred Faraday

The term Edda (Old Norse Edda, plural Eddur) applies to the Old Norse Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, both of which were written down in Iceland during the 13th century in Icelandic, although they contain material...


Myths and Legends of China

by E. T. C. Werner

In this fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E. T. C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in...


Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

by E. M. Berens

The author sets before the reader a lifelike picture of the deities of classical times as they were conceived and worshipped by the ancients themselves, and thereby to awaken in the minds of young students a...


Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition

by Leonard W. King

The interconnected influences of different traditions of ancient mythology on one another consumed the archaeological efforts of the late 19th and early 20th century, though much work in Britain and Europe was...


Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable

by Thomas Bulfinch

Here are the world's most-loved stories, in a dynamic visual tour de force for today's readers. Each timeless myth is superbly presented in story form and enhanced with original art work by world-renowned artist...