Tag: death

Toil and Trouble? The Goddess Hekate in Ancient Greece

Hekate: goddess of witchcraft, ghosts and the restless dead, frequently represented as a triple deity, associated with dogs, crossroads and flaming torches.

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Death Takes Wing: Birds and the Folklore of Death

One could write an encyclopaedia on the appearances of birds in folklore and their association with death and mortality, travelling from Japan to Scandinavia, France and beyond.

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Tatterdemalion: a Needle, an Egg, a Novel Being Born

'I can’t describe to you what it feels like to hold your own death in a needle in your hands,' says the childless Molly in Tatterdemalion.

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