Faries

The Fairy Folk: The Story of Lilith and How She Gave Birth to the First Fairy (Story and Poems)

Pt. 1 The Story Birth of the Farries I am Lilith. The so-called mother of the night. Hear my tale and judge for yourself….. The beginning…. and the end of me. And The Creator opened his hands and the light … Continue reading The Fairy Folk: The Story of Lilith and How She Gave Birth to the First Fairy (Story and Poems)

A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

  Illustration of a fairy by C. E. Brock (public domain) Fairyology (Faerieology) The study of fairies Fairies have always been with us. From our earliest prehistoric origins, humanity as a species has always taken an interest in the unseen realm. Curiosity … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Faeries and Folklore (Faerieology pt. I)

Painting of the festival of samhain people mystical creatures dancing in the woods

Anthropology: The Cultural Meaning of Different Halloween Symbols in Society

Each year, Halloween falls on October 31st. In the West, the spooky season we know today came from various religious rituals and ancient festivals. Did you know it’s one of the oldest holidays in the world? In countries like Australia, … Continue reading Anthropology: The Cultural Meaning of Different Halloween Symbols in Society

Nightmares

The Origin of Nightmares and Sleep Paralysis in Mythologies Around the World

In this article we will be exploring the world of nightmares and their causes in various mythologies and folklore. Almost every mythology around the world has some kind of explanation for the nightmares. Here, we will be looking at some … Continue reading The Origin of Nightmares and Sleep Paralysis in Mythologies Around the World

occult image of individuals near a fire, often shown in ghost stories

Anthropology: Ghost Stories and Folktales as Cultural and Historical Indexes

Interactions and Storytelling Humans as a species and as cultural beings are defined by their interactions. In interacting with others, we learn about norms, culture, and the rich depths of tales that inform us. Storytelling is one of the key … Continue reading Anthropology: Ghost Stories and Folktales as Cultural and Historical Indexes