Tag: Folklore

July 21, 2020

Amarok: The Demon Wolf of The Arctic Regions

Stories of animals both real and fictional have been passed down to us for generations. Some of these stories seem too imaginative, and are obviously fictional, but some seem to bare some truth, and actually, may be based on true accounts. While some mythical creatures still have a place in modern day fiction, others still […]

May 16, 2020

The Legend of Kiyohime The Japanese Ghost

Japan is renowned as a country steeped in mythology and folklore. It has been passed down throughout the generations and has given us some truly amazing, and creepy stories. However, many of these stories are unknown to westerners. One of the most famous Japanese stories, is of Kiyohime, the Japanese ghost. Japanese mythology embraces Buddhist […]

October 24, 2019

Is The Story of The Sky Ship at Cloera Fiction?

Modern sightings of unidentified flying objects are common. Though many people nowadays believe in intelligent lifeforms out there in the universe, our ancestors have been recording visitations of unidentified objects in our skies for generations. One of the stories which I find interesting, is the story of the ship that sailed through the skies of […]

September 14, 2019

Where Is The Wizard Merlin Buried?

Although a fictional legend, much confusion and myth still surrounds the Wizard Merlin. This can be attributed to the way the writer included him in the History of the Kings of Britain. The inclusion of Merlin made it seem like he was a real character that also played a big part in Britain’s history and […]

August 12, 2019

Ningyo: The Mythical Mermaids of Japan

Western readers will probably be familiar with the Folklore of Mermaids. These mysterious sea creatures are not just unique to western lands however. The Ningyo, which translates as human fish, is a creature in Japanese folklore which is quite similar to Western Mermaids. In Western folklore, mermaids are widely portrayed to be incredibly beautiful, seductive […]

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