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Scottish Myths & Legends book. A collection of Scottish myth and folklore.

Scottish Myths and Legends" is an entertaining taste of the feast of stories that Scotland has to offer. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Fairy folk, witches, giants, monsters, tales of heroic princes, magic and miraculous feats - all are the stuff of the myths and legends of Scotland. Scotland is a nation made up of many peoples and cultures. This diversity of cultural influence is reflected in Scotland's vast store of myths and legends. This book contains a fascinating selection of these; some recent, some ancient, some obscure in origin and others based (however loosely) on fact.

Scottish Myths and Legends" is an entertaining taste of the feast of stories that Scotland has to offer

Scottish Myths and Legends" is an entertaining taste of the feast of stories that Scotland has to offer.

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Here are some of the myths and legends that visitors still hear whispered in the green rolling hills of Scotland. Bean-Nighe is the Scottish Gaelic for 'washer woman'. This is a Scottish fairy tale seen as an open of death. It is said she can be found by streams of pools washing the clothes of those who are about to die. Selkie. In some myths, they are gentle creatures that dance in the moonlight on beaches, but in others, they seek unsatisfied people to seduce whether they are married or not. The Wulver of Shetland. Normally werewolves are horribly gruesome creatures that hunt humans in the night by the light of the full moon.

Scotland has many myths and legends inspired by Viking and Irish influences. Stone circles, chambered cairns, brochs and vitrified forts stir within us something primeval and stories have been born from their mystical qualities. Nature has also been a key inspiration in developing mythology. Regional myths have often been inspired by local landmarks and historic events. There are many creature in Scottish mythology. Scottish myths and legends have drawn their inspiration from many sources. Dragons in Scottish Myths and Legends. Every land has its tales of dragons, but Scotland is an island country, bound to the sea.

Scotland is a land of myths and legends. Learn more about some of the most influential myths in Scotland. Another legend has it that the Irish giant Finn McCool built the Giant’s Causeway between County Antrim and Scotland, so that he could cross the ocean without getting his feet wet. Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn visited in 1829 and wrote an overture, The Hebrides (also known as Fingal's Cave overture), inspired by the weird echoes in the cave and one of Pink Floyd’s early songs is also called Fingal’s Cave.

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Scottish Myths & Legends download epub
Mythology & Folk Tales
Author: Judy Hamilton
ISBN: 1842040596
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Mythology & Folk Tales
Language: English
Publisher: Lomond Books; First edition (2007)