By Washington Irving
A superstitious schoolmaster, in love with a prosperous farmer's daughter, has a terrifying come across with a headless horseman.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
To be used IN faculties AND LIBRARIES simply. This 80-page model has been painstakingly edited to keep the integrity of the unique paintings, and to exhibit a feeling of the author's type and the novel's topic. A low analyzing point assures good fortune and stimulates a hope for extra exploration of this vintage story.
By Karl Kroeber
The myths and legends during this booklet were chosen either for his or her excellence as tales and since they illustrate the precise nature of local American storytelling.
- A selection of local American myths and legends.
- Selected for his or her excellence as tales, and since they illustrate the special nature of local American storytelling.
- Drawn from the oral traditions of all significant parts of aboriginal North the United States.
- Reveals the hugely functional capabilities of myths and legends in local American societies.
- Illustrates American Indians’ profound engagement with their ordinary atmosphere.
- Edited through a superb interpreter of local American oral tales.
Chapter 1 From Elsie Clews Parsons, Tewa stories. Washington, DC: Memoirs of the yank Folklore Society, 19 (1926), 191–2. (pages 16–17):
Chapter 2 From Evon Vogt, the Kalispell Language: an overview of the Grammar with Texts, Translations, and Dictionary. Oslo: Det Norske Videnskaps?Akademi (1920), 28. (pages 19–20):
Chapter three From Franz Boas, Kathlamet Texts. Washington, DC: Bulletin of the Bureau of yank Ethnology 26 (1901), 26–32. (pages 22–24):
Chapter four From Nehalem Tillamook stories, instructed via Clara Pearson, Recorded through Elizabeth Derr Jacobs, Ed. Melville Jacobs. Corvallis: Oregon nation collage Press (1990), 45–58. (pages 27–38):
Chapter five From Clark Wissler, “Some Dakota Myths II,” magazine of yank Folklore 20 (1907), 195–206, 197–9. (pages 41–44):
Chapter 6 From James Mooney, Myths of the Cherokees. Washington, DC: Annual record of the Bureau of yank Ethnology 19 (1897–8) 3–575, 240. (pages 47–48):
Chapter 7 From A. L. Kroeber, Ethnology of the Gros Ventre. long island: Anthropological Papers of the yankee Museum of traditional historical past 1, half four (1907), 141–281, 60–1. (pages 49–51):
Chapter eight From James Mooney, Myths of the Cherokees. Washington, DC: Annual file of the Bureau of yankee Ethnology 19 (1897–8), 3–575; “Kana'ti. and Selu,” 242–8 (pages 53–59):
Chapter nine From Jeremiah Curtin and J. N. B. Hewitt, Seneca Fiction, Legends, and Myths. Annual file of the Bureau of yankee Ethnology 32 (1910–11), 460–1. (pages 61–63):
Chapter 10 From Arthur C. Parker, Seneca Myths and people stories. Buffalo, manhattan: Buffalo ancient Society, e-book sequence 27 (1923), 290–2. (pages 65–66):
Chapter eleven From in Honor of Eyak: The artwork of Anna Nelson Harry, Ed. Michael E. Krauss. Fairbanks, AL: local Language heart, college of Alaska (1982), 120–2. Reprinted by way of Permission of the local Language heart. (pages 69–71):
Chapter 12 From James Mooney, Myths of the Cherokee. Washington, DC: Annual file of the Bureau of yankee Ethnology 19 (1897–8), 3–557, 319. (pages 73–74):
Chapter thirteen From Edward Sapir, Wishram Texts. courses of the yank Ethnological Society, Leiden: Brill (1909). (pages 78–80):
Chapter 14 From Edward Sapir, Wishram Texts. courses of the yank Ethnological Society, Leiden: Brill (1909). (pages 80–82):
Chapter 15 From Edward Sapir, Wishram Texts. courses of the yank Ethnological Society, Leiden: Brill (1909). (pages 83–85):
Chapter sixteen From Melville Jacobs, “Badger and Coyote have been Neighbors,” foreign magazine of yank Linguistics 24:2 (1958), 106–12. Reprinted by means of Permission of the college of Chicago Press. (pages 87–90):
Chapter 17 From Melville Jacobs, “Seal and Her more youthful Brother Lived There,” foreign magazine of yankee Linguistics 25:2 (1959), 340–1. Quoted with Permission of the collage of Chicago Press. (pages 93–94):
Chapter 18 From H. R. Voth, The Traditions of the Hopi. Chicago: courses of box Columbian Museum eight (1905), 16–21. (pages 97–101):
Chapter 19 From Cora Du Bois and Dorothy Demetracopoulou, Wintu Myths. Berkeley: college of California courses in American Archaeology and Ethnology, 28:5 (1921), 360–2. (pages 103–104):
Chapter 20 From Edward Sapir, Yana Texts. Berkeley: college of California guides in American Archaeology and Sthnology nine (1910), 140–2. (pages 107–108):
Chapter 21 From Washington Matthews, the Mountain Chant: A Navajo rite. Washington, DC: Annual record of the Bureau of yankee Ethnology, five (1883–4). (pages 110–117):
Chapter 22 From Walter McClintock, the previous North path. big apple: Macmillan (1910), 491–503. (pages 120–126):
Chapter 23 From Harriet Maxwell speak, Myths and Legends of the recent York nation Iroquois, Edited via Arthur C. Parker. Albany, big apple: big apple country Museum Bulletin a hundred twenty five (1908), 5–195, 23–8. (pages 128–130):
By Gudrun Thorne-Thomsen
Twenty-two Norwegian people stories, in particular chosen and thoroughly tailored for younger readers. contains the tales of trainers and His Brothers, Why the ocean is Salt, Gudbrand-on-the-Hillside, The Princess at the Glass Hill, and plenty of extra. a set of news that has extremely joyful kids for generations. appropriate for a long time 6 and up.
By Evelyn Wolfson
Discover the tales of a few of the main popular Roman figures, comparable to Romulus and Remus, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, and Apollo. Roman mythology is predicated seriously at the Greek myths, and the 2 cultures percentage the various related gods and goddesses, less than varied names. in spite of the fact that, Roman myths additionally comprise a variety of references to actual, ancient figures. This booklet highlights tales from the complicated tradition that was once historical Rome. every one bankruptcy is via a question and resolution part which covers subject matters, symbols, and characters; and professional remark which makes for excellent dialogue. to permit republication of the unique textual content into publication, paperback, and alternate variants, this booklet is constructed from ROMAN MYTHOLOGY.
By Hugh Richardson
Publication by means of Richardson, Hugh
By Garth Fowden
Sage, scientist, and sorcerer, Hermes Trismegistus was once the culture-hero of Hellenistic and Roman Egypt. A human (according to a few) who had lived in regards to the time of Moses, yet now certainly a god, he used to be credited with the authorship of various books on magic and the supernatural, alchemy, astrology, theology, and philosophy. till the early 17th century, few doubted the attribution. even if unmasked, Hermes remained a byword for the arcane. Historians of historic philosophy have wondered a lot over the origins of his mystical teachings; yet this can be the 1st research of the airtight milieu by way of a social historian.
Starting from the advanced fusions and tensions that molded Graeco-Egyptian tradition, and particularly Hermetism, in the course of the centuries after Alexander, Garth Fowden is going directly to argue that the technical and philosophical Hermetica, it seems that so diverse, can be visible as features of a unmarried "way of Hermes." This assumption that philosophy and faith, even cult, carry one ultimately to an identical aim was once quite often overdue vintage, and assured the Hermetica a far-flung readership, even between Christians. the focal point and end of this learn is an attack at the challenge of the social milieu of Hermetism.
By Anant Pai
Krishna is the main endearing divine hero of India in human shape. Krishna's tale is filled with fascinating occasions throughout his lifestyles. depraved males, girls and creatures are frequently up opposed to him yet he defeats all of them. even if as a cowherd or as a prince he instructions love in addition to recognize from all.
Kamsa imprisoned his sister Devaki and her husband Vasudeva since it used to be prophesied that considered one of their teenagers may reason his dying. He slew seven youngsters born in captivity, yet Krishna, the 8th one, survived simply because Vasudeva carried the infant child secretly to discover take care of with the cowherd group. Krishna grew up there as a son of Nanda and Yashoda and the brother of Balarama.
Krishna's lifestyles will be divided into 3 classes. His adolescence in Gokul and Brindavan, his early life in Mathura whilst he killed Kamsa and restored the throne to Kamsa's father, and his later years as buddy and consultant of the Pandavas.
he's such a lot identified for his function within the Mahabharata and his teachings in the course of the warfare which shape the textual content of the Bhagavad Gita.