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The Celtic and initiatic origins of Snow White

The Celtic and initiatic origins of Snow White by Hasan Andrea Abou Saida Folk tales, as we have already shown in the previous article on Little Red Riding Hood, are a reminder of ancient initiation ceremonies that were celebrated in… 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 →

Peter Pan, the psychopomp of Neverland

Peter Pan, the psychopomp of Neverland The character of Peter Pan was made famous and popular among adults and children alike thanks to the well-known animated films produced by Walt Disney starting in 1953 with “The Adventures of Peter Pan”…. Continue Reading →

The Three Kingdoms: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev’s Collection – Alexander Afanasyev

The Three Kingdoms: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev’s Collection – Alexander Afanasyev (1985). Moscow: Raduga Publishers, 158 p. An illustrated collection of thirty-four traditional Russian tales including “Ivan the Fool,” “The Fire-Bird and Princess Vassilissa,” and “The Wise Maid… Continue Reading →

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