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