Myths and Legends for Kids You will know some of these stories from myths and legends, but here, for the first time, they are told in the form of children's bedtime story poems. All story poems on history-for-kids are funny, educational, and best of all, free! As a parent or teacher you may copy or print out any of these poems/stories and pictures about myths for children, and read them to your little ones without having to ask permission. Myths and Legends Poems for Kids Ancient Greek Gods and GodessesA collection of poems about the ancient Greek gods who lived on Mount Olympus. The Myth of the Minotaur The hero Theseus battles the minotaur - a giant with a bull's head, locked up in a labyrinth in Crete. Perseus and Medusa Perseus was sent on a quest to slay the monstrous Medusa, who had snakes for hair, and could turn her enemies to stone just by looking at them. PrometheusPrometheus stole fire from the gods and gave it to mankind. IcarusThe story of the boy who flew too near to the sun. Myths and Legends Back Home
Fairy Stories, Myths and Legends - Home American Lore, Legends and Campfire Tales Around the campfire. From the beginning of time, people have told stories, regaling their friends and families with tales of adventure, hard times, interesting people, frightening experiences and everyday life. Sometimes these were truths, others exaggerations, and occasionally nothing more than tall tales. The more interesting of these narratives were passed around from friend to friend and from father to son, sometimes altering along the way or growing in strength to the point that they became legends, folklore, or questionable myths. Oral history, proverbs, jokes, and popular beliefs were interwoven into music, dance, cultures, and sometimes even into history itself. American History is filled with folklore, Native American mythology, and real truths that make for wonderful campfire tales. Our eNewsletter features articles on the Old West, travel destinations, ghostly legends, and subscriber only specials from our Legends' General Store.
MrDonn.org - Stories, Myths (retold & written by Lin Donn) Ancient Greek Theseus and the Minotaur (word) Theseus and the Minotaur (ppt) Hermes and Apollo (ppt) Dionysus & Ariadne Little Io The Oracle at Delphi Hades, Cerberus, and the Underworld Hades and the King of Corinth Apollo and Cassandra Demeter and Persephone Baby Hercules & The 12 Labors of Hercules The Charming Story of Eros & Psyche King Midas and the Golden Touch King Midas and the Donkey Ears Story of the Just Plain Rotten King Tantalus Echo & Hera Echo & Narcissus Echo & Pan The Sun Chariot Perseus, Andromeda, and the sea god, Poseidon Icarus and Daedalus, Wings The Gift of Fire - Zeus & Prometheus Pandora's Box Zeus and the Great Flood How Aphrodite Caused the Trojan War The Magic Rocks - a myth about Ares Legend of the Trojan Horse The Cyclops Cave & The Sirens (Greek, from "The Odyssey" by Homer) Aesop and His Fables (ppt) Fox and Crow (ppt) Fox and Sick Lion (ppt) Ancient China Loawnu the Wise Woman Wang the Peddler The Legend of the Shadow Puppet The Real Story of Mulan (ppt) Ancient Chinese Dragons (ppt) Aztec
Contes Donneur de voix : René Depasse | Durée : 40min | Genre : Contes Laissons leur traducteur français, d’origine russe, Serge Persky (1870-1938) nous présenter ces Contes coréens. « Ici, nous sommes en Corée, dans la Corée millénaire ; nous retrouvons sa morale, ses croyances, ses mœurs, son instinctif désir de justice. Le dieu du ciel, le grand Okhwangsangje, intervient fréquemment pour protéger les honnêtes gens. Son influence, même quand il n’est pas nommé, se devine partout ; elle se révèle par des incidents secondaires qui, dans le déroulement du drame, prennent une valeur, et contribuent à sauver le héros ou l’héroïne. [...] Cette première sélection de cinq : - Les Orphelins, - Le Serment, - Le Langage des oiseaux, - Le Huit Fois malheureux, - L’Oncle. vous donnera peut-être l’envie d’en connaître quelques autres recueillis et publiés en russe et en chinois par un ingénieur bien connu, M. Pour vous offrir une idée du genre : « La fête des moissons arriva.
Legends, myths and great stories from all over the world that you were looking f About Myths and Legends from E2BN Wherever you travel in the world, you will find many people willing and happy to tell you stories. They will tell you tales about their homeland, their families, the landscape of their region, the history of their country and much more besides. If you take time to sit and listen to their stories, don't be surprised to turn around and find a large crowd gathered, all keen to hear the tale. For, if there are many people who love to tell stories, there are even more who love to listen to them. It's a part of every culture on the planet. There are all sorts of reasons why people have told, and still tell, stories and why many of those stories have been passed down the generations. To bring people together.Stories were often told to help people understand difficult ideas and help people in a community to think in the same way. Good storytellers have long been able to make a living from their art and still do today.
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Timeless Myths Scottish Folktales / Celtic Fairy Tales Legends from Scotland - Compass Rose Cultural Crossroads by Anonymous (1889) Originally published as Folk-lore and Legends Scotland The folktales in this collection come from Folk-lore and Legends Scotland, published by W. W. Contents: Many fine collections of Scottish folktales, fairy tales, and myths have been published over the years. You are free to use the folktales and legends in this online collection on your own Web site as long as you credit Compass Rose Cultural Crossroads as the source and provide a link to our Web site:
Contes créoles ...la parole du conteur, c'est le son de sa gorge, mais aussi sa sueur, les roulades de ses yeux, son ventre, les dessins de ses mains, son odeur, celle de la compagnie, le son du ka et tous les silences. Il faut y ajouter la nuit autour, la pluie s'il pleut, les vibrations silencieuses du monde. - Solibo Magnifique, Patrick Chamoiseau. Un conte créole rapporte qu'un jour, le Bon Dieu demanda à tous les oiseaux de transporter des pierres qui se trouvaient dans une rivière. Tous acceptèrent, sauf l'oiseau appellé gangan ou gògò qui ne voulait pas salir son beau plumage. "Il existe une tradition assez fournie de fables créoles imitées de Jean de la Fontaine. Un autre recueil signé Louis Héry (La Réunion), paraît en 1828 sous la dénomination de Fables créoles (dédiées aux Dames de l'Ile Bourbon).
Myths and legends So says novelist, broadcaster and journalist Frank Delaney. And he would know. Once called “the most eloquent man in the world” by the National Public Radio in the US, Delaney is also the author of The Last Storyteller and has lived a life immersed in literature. He’s not alone. Ireland has more than a few storytellers up its sleeve: James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker, CS Lewis, Joseph O’Connor, Maeve Binchy, Seamus Heaney and Bernard McLaverty are just some of the greats in recent memory. But you have to go a lot further back to look at how our myths and legends have been chronicled. Thankfully, these amazing tales weren’t only passed on by the spoken word, they were written down for all to muse over for centuries to come. Here are just a few of our more enduring tales… Think a friend might enjoy this article? The wee folk Where better to start on a journey into mythical Ireland than with leprechauns. The Children of Lir Cú Chulainn and Ferdia What’s in a name? Add AddAdd See Scrapbooks
Native Americans for Kids: Mythology and Legends History >> Native Americans for Kids Most Native American tribes have a long tradition of telling stories about their history and beliefs. These stories and legends weren't written down, but were passed down orally from generation to generation. Below are some of the stories, legends, and mythology of the Native Americans. Creation Myth (Powhatan) There were five main gods in the world. One day the Great Hare created people. The other four gods, however, weren't happy with what the Great Hare had made. Why Fire Belongs to Man (Alabama) When the earth was young, Fire was owned by Bear. One day, Bear and his family arrived at a forest. At the same time, Fire was running out of wood. Just then Man came along. Man enjoyed Fire's light and warmth. The Thunder Beings (Cherokee) Far in the sky to the west lived the god of thunder, Great Thunder, and his sons, the Thunder Boys. How People Got Different Languages (Blackfoot) Interesting Facts about Native American Myths and Legends