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Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths
Fairy tales, folklore, and myths from around the world, plus the occasional dash of history.
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In Search of Aesop - historical figure or myth?

In Search of Aesop - historical figure or myth? | Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths | Scoop.it
Fables substitute animals, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature rather than humans as characters to teach a moral lesson. Come journey with me in search of Aesop.
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Aesop's stories were very much a part of my childhood. But, was there a single human being behind those stories, or are the stories about Aesop more legend than fact?

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The Mermaid of Zennor (8+ yrs) Sunday 26 January, 2014 - Watermans

The Mermaid of Zennor (8+ yrs) Sunday 26 January, 2014 - Watermans | Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths | Scoop.it
Ticketsolve is ticketing in your hands, with complete control over your ticketing operations, both online and at your box office.
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I love the idea of this show at the Irish National Leprechaun Museum, but was disappointed that the announcement not only failed to mention any of the names of the females being celebrated, but did so while mentioning the name of three well-known male heros.

 

For an overview of women in Irish myth, check out the following page: 

 

http://yesss.perso.neuf.fr/Celts/Women/women.htm

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Rejected Princesses

Rejected Princesses | Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths | Scoop.it
Women too awesome, awful, or offbeat for the movies. Updated Wednesdays.
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Thanks, io9, for bringing this site to my attention. Princesses (well, mostly) whose stories are so extreme that Disney is unlikely to ever try, even with rewrite-ala-Little-Mermaid, to turn into movies.

 

Although, there are one or two that might have possibilities. You never know...

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