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The Little People and the Fairy Tales

The Little People and the Fairy Tales by Hasan Andrea Abou Saida Since the dawn of civilisation, the Spirits of Nature, commonly known by many names such as Little People, Good People, People of the Hills, Woodland Spirits or Sidhe… Continue Reading →

Popular stories of ancient Egypt – Gaston Maspero

Popular stories of ancient Egypt – Gaston Maspero (1915). New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 316 p. The tales of ancient Egypt have for centuries delighted and spurred the imagination of anyone who loves a good story, yet sadly, many of… Continue Reading →

The Italic snake cult

The Italic snake cult by Hasan Andrea Abou Saida Snake-based beliefs and myths have always been attested throughout the Italian peninsula, and their origin dates back to the religiosity and cults of the ancient Italic peoples. The serpent of ancient… Continue Reading →

Little Red Riding Hood, a female initiation rite

Little Red Riding Hood, a female initiation rite by Hasan Andrea Abou Saida The fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, widespread in ancient times and mainly in central-northern and southern Europe, is one of the most famous and ancient… Continue Reading →

From Nature’s spirit cult to Christianity

From Nature’s spirit cult to Christianity by Hasan Andrea Abou Saida The Italic peninsula has always been rich in legends, traditions and myths of the foundation of cities by divinities, genies or spirits of Nature. From ancient origins, the cult… Continue Reading →

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