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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2013, 03:31:22 PM »
For great fairy tales, myths and folklore, you really can't beat the Bible.  There really are some great ones in there.

The Bhagavad Gita, as well, is a great source of stories from South Asia.


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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2013, 06:38:36 PM »
Y'know, I would defend against you saying that, but I'd rather not start an argument.

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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2013, 09:39:52 PM »
No need to start an argument - both books have some wonderful stories and mythlogy in them.


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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2013, 09:52:43 PM »
True.

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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2013, 02:47:02 AM »
Wagner's operas (especially the Ring cycle) should give you marvelous insight into the Germanic myths.

@Lork: The collective compound noun people use for theories on how the world was formed is "creation myth."
 
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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2013, 09:03:55 AM »
Wagner's operas (especially the Ring cycle) should give you marvelous insight into the Germanic myths.
He totally stole that from Tolkien! ;) :P

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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2013, 12:11:31 PM »
Wagner's operas (especially the Ring cycle) should give you marvelous insight into the Germanic myths.
He totally stole that from Tolkien! ;) :P

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Re: Looking for Fairytales and Folklore
« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2013, 01:27:51 PM »
Hahahaha! :evil:

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