The Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries [NOOK Book]

The Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries

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The Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries by Thomas Keightley, Author of the Mythology of Ancient Greece and Italy; Histories of Greece, Rome, England, and India, The Crusaders, etc., etc.

A New Edition, Revised and Greatly Enlarged

CONTENTS
Dedication
Poem by Drayton
Preface
Introduction
Origin Of The Belief In Fairies
Origin Of The Word Fairy
CH1. Oriental Romance
Persian Romance
.The Peri-Wife
Arabian Romance
CH2. Middle-Age Romance
CH3. Fairy Land
CH4. Spenser’s Faerie Queene
CH5. Eddas And Sagas
The Alfar
The Duergar
.Loki and the Dwarf
.Thorston and the Dwarf
.The Dwarf-Sword Tirfing
CH6. Scandinavia
Elves
.Sir Olof in the Elve-Dance
.The Elf-woman and Sir Olof
..The Young Swain and the Elves
..Svend Faelling and the Elle-Maid
.The Elle-Maids
.Maid Vae
.The Elle-Maid near Ebeltoft
.Hans Puntleder
Warfs Or Trolls
.Sir Thynne
.Proud Margaret
.The Troll Wife
.The Altar-Cup in Aagerup
.Origin of Tiis Lake
.A Farmer tricks a Troll
.Skotte in the Fire
.The Legend of Bodedys
.Kallundborg Church
.The Hill-Man invited to the Christening
.The Troll turned Cat
.Kirsten’s-Hill
.The Troll-Labour
.The Hill-Smith
.The Girl at the Troll-Dance
.The Changeling
.The Tile-Stove jumping over the Brook
.Departure of the Trolls from Vendsyssel
.Svend Faelling
.The Dwarfs’ Banquet
Nisses
.The Nis Removing
.The Penitent Nis
.The Nis and the Boy
.The Nis Stealing Corn
.The Nis and the Mare
.The Nis Riding
.The Nisses in Vosborg
Necks, Mermen, And Mermaids
.The Power of the Harp
.Duke Magnus and the Mermaid
CH7. Northern Islands
Iceland
Feroes
Shetland
.Gioga’s Son
.The Mermaid Wife
Orkneys
Isle Of Rügen
.Adventures of John Dietrich
.The Little Glass Shoe
.The Wonderful Plough
.The Lost Bell
.The Black Dwarfs of Granitz
CH8. Germany
Dwarfs
.The Hill-Man at the Dance
.The Dwarf’s Feast
.The Friendly Dwarfs
.Wedding Feast of the Little People
.Smith Riechert
.Dwarfs Stealing Corn
.Journey of the Dwarfs over the Mountain
.The Dwarfs’ Borrowing Bread
.The Changeling
.The Dwarf Husband
.Inge of Rantum
The Wild-Women
.The Oldenburg Horn
Robolds
.Hinzelmann
.Hödeken
.King Goldemar
.The Heinzelmänchen
Nixes
.The Peasant and the Waterman
.The Water-Smith
.The Working Waterman
.The Nix-Labour
CH9. Switzerland
.Gertrude and Rosy
.The Chamois-Hunter
.The Dwarfs on the Tree
.Curiosity Punished
.The Rejected Gift
.The Wonderful Little Pouch
.Aid and Punishment
.The Dwarf in Search of Lodging
CH10. Great Britain
England
.The Green Children
.The Fairy Banquet
.The Fairy Horn
.The Portunes
.The Grant
.The Luck of Eden Hall
.The Fairy-Fair
.The Fairies’ Caldron
.The Cauld Lad of Hilton
.The Pixy-Labour
.Pixy-Vengeance
.Pixy-Gratitude
.The Fairy-Thieves
.The Boggart
.Addlers and Menters
.The Fary Nurseling
.The Fary Labour
.Ainsel
.Puck
Scottish Lowlands
.The Fairies’ Nurse
.The Fairy Rade
.The Changeling
.Departure of the Fairies
.The Brownie
CH11. Celts And Cymry
Ireland
.Clever Tom and the Leprechaun
.The Leprechaun in the Garden
.The Three Leprechauns
.The Little Shoe
Scottish Highlands
.The Fairy’s Inquiry
.The Young Man in the Shian
.The Two Fiddlers
.The Fairy-Labour
.The Fairy borrowing Oatmeal
.The Fairy-Gift
.The Stolen Ox
.The Stolen Lady
.The Changeling
.The Wounded Seal
.The Brownies
.The Urisk
Isle Of Man
.The Fairy-Chapman
.The Fairy-Banquet
.The Fairies’ Christening
.The Fairy-Whipping
.The Fairy-Hunt
.The Fiddler and the Fairy
.The Phynnodderee
Wales
.Tale of Elidurus
.The Tylwyth Teg
.The Spirit of the Van
.Rhys at the Fairy-Dance
.Gitto Bach
.The Fairies Banished
Brittany
.Lai D’ywenec
.Lord Nann and the Korrigan
.The Dance and Song of the Korred
CH12. Southern Europe
Greece
Italy
Spain
.The Daughter of Peter De Cabinam
.Origin of the House of Haro
.La Infantine
.Pepito el Corcovado
France
.Legend of Melusina
CH13. Eastern Europe
Finns
Slaves
.Vilas
.Deer and Vila
CH14. Africans, Jews, Etc.
Jews
.The Broken Oaths
.The Moohel
.The Mazik-Ass
Chapter 15. Conclusion
Appendix
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015595239
  • Publisher: Denise Henry
  • Publication date: 10/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
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