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In Arthurian romance the mystical, magical quest of the Sangreal is a popular story that has its roots in medieval

For many residents of ancient Britain, curses involved invoking a god to influence a particular individual according to their wishes

Dr. Lynne S. McNeill explains what folklore is, and what folklorists do.

In Tudor and Stuart England, angels were believed to deliver messages, protect the godly, carry souls to heaven, punish sinners,

old! The very word fuels the imagination. And when that furnace is stoked, folklore is not far behind. Legends of lost

For the Pre-Christian Sami people who inhabited parts of modern-day Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Russia, fishing was a livelihood.

The Sky World of Native American myth refers to a parallel celestial universe located in the Sky. It is home

Modern farming has transformed the landscape of Britain and Ireland, to the detriment of nature. Lisa Schneidau argues that the

Brutus of Troy was a legendary Trojan exile who some medieval chroniclers claimed was responsible for the founding of Britain.

The National Library of Wales discuss their exhibition 'Arthur and Welsh Mythology', and how Welsh folklore is engrained in its

closer look at Taiwanese lore reveals the true international, eclectic and intercultural roots of Taiwanese folk culture.

In a daring act, facing frightful peril, Mark Twain exploited a legend to launch his onstage comic career. With his

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