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Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Martin Luther
Martin Luther was a German theologian, a priest and a monk, a scholar and a writer. He was the leading figure of the Protestant Reformation.
Saga of Times Past >> Biography
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Truth, Lies and the Holocaust
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. -Samuel Butler Over the years, I have heard many tales of tragedy and persecution committed against Neo-Pagans around the country. From folks losing jobs, losing...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
So What is a Blue Moon?
We are not having any Blue Moons this year but the experts say that year 2001 will have an official "Blue Moon" in November. Your geographic location can make a difference to your experience of a Blue Moon. Depending on your longitude you may go...
Astrology >> The Moon

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Folklore as a Political Tool in Nazi Germany - Michael S. Heiser
The Undoing of an Encyclopedia: Knowledge Practices within
Some German folklorists hoped the encyclopedic projects would help German folklore studies regain their former “top position” within international folkloristics.
The German Village as Site of Ethno- graphic Knowledge
Journal of Folklore Research. Vol. 47, Nos.
Newspaper Clippings Photocpoied
“Pennsylvania German Folklore in the Shenandoah Valley, Fastnacht Day” 2/8/ 1964, Elmer L.
Historic Schaefferstown puts you in touch with early Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania German folklore, the Thomas R. Brendle. Museum displays artifacts that capture the rich cultural history.

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How German Is It?
As his source, he cites the work of a Berkeley anthropologist, Alan Dundes, whose book “Life Is Like a Chicken Coop Ladder” argues that German folklore is uncommonly obsessed with anality.
Is Michael Lewis's writing rolling downhill?
Here is Mr Lewis's gloss of Dundes's 1984 work on scatology in German folklore: He then proceeded to pile up a shockingly high stack of evidence to support his theory.
Debt crisis: as it happened - August 18, 2011
Dundes specialized in folklore, and in German folklore, as he put it, “one finds an inordinate number of texts concerned with anality. Scheisse (sh*t), Dreck (dirt), Mist (manure), Arsch (ass).
Small horse with a sad history
The Tarpan had featured heavily in German folklore and their scientists became very interested in the back breeding experiments involving the Konik.

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German folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
German folklore shares many characteristics with Scandinavian folklore and English folklore due to their origins in a common Germanic mythology.
Category:German folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pages in category "German folklore".
German Folklore
German Folklore: The Nixies
The Nixies, or Water-people, inhabit the lakes and rivers of German folklore. The male is like any other man, only he has green teeth and wears a green hat.
Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales, and German Folklore

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