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Folklore of wells

Masani, Rustom Pestonji Sir

Folklore of wells

being a study of water-worship in East and West

by Masani, Rustom Pestonji Sir

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holy wells,
  • Water -- Folklore,
  • Water -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. P. Masani.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR690 .M37 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 131 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544422M
    ISBN 10084146216X
    LC Control Number77011936
    OCLC/WorldCa3223812

    A fragment of cream coloured cloth is a curious exhibit piece at Oxford Universities’ Pitt Rivers museum. It states: “Votive rags from St Helen’s Well, Thorp Arch near Boston Spa, West Yorkshire is an example of the votive rags that were tied to a tree near a well.”. Local folklore says that the stars are petrified flowerlets fallen into the water from the elder trees – witch-tree par excellence and much associated with wells – which grow around the spring. This is a nicely scientific explanation, but although there are wells with petrifying water .

    Read "Tales Of Sacred Wells In Ireland (Folklore History Series)" by Jane Francesca Wilde available from Rakuten Kobo. There is no superstition stronger in Ireland then a belief in the curative power of the sacred wells that are scattered Brand: Read Books Ltd. TY - JOUR. T1 - Invernessian wells and water. T2 - folklore on the fringes of Empire. AU - Collins, Stephen. PY - /9/3. Y1 - /9/3. N2 - In this article, I consider a slim collection of Scottish folklore: Alex Fraser’s 'Northern Folk-lore: On Wells and Water; With an Account of Some Interesting Wells in the Neighbourhood of Inverness and the North' ().Author: Stephen Collins.

    Still, one might have thought that a book called American Folklore and the Historian (Dorson ) would have attracted the attention of such authors as Nelson and Wells and at least a passing mention. Earlier Dorson () had even written a Western Folklore article about John Henry. Irish Sacred Wells. Book Your Tour. Nature. Walk through the stunning landscapes of Glendalough and Co. Wicklow, with its oak forests and scenic lakes Focusing on history, folklore, nature awareness or relaxation, each walk is customised to suit the visitor and .


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No new work on the folklore of wells is needed to tell us that, but, as I have just stated, such folklore contains valuable details of social conditions and the early history of races and if it puts in the hands of the student of antiquities a key to the sealed book of some unexplored stages of the cultural history, howsoever fragmentary, of.

Chapter VI: The Folklore of the Wells luvat integros accedere fontes.-LUCRETIUS. IT is only recently [a] that I heard for the first time of Welsh instances of the habit of tying rags and bits of clothing to the branches of a tree growing near a holy well.

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Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Masani, Rustom Pestonji, Sir, Folklore of wells. [Norwood, Pa.] Norwood Editions, IU's first MA thesis in folklore was Hortense E. Braden's A Classification of Incidents In Certain Collections of African Folk-tales ().

Warren Roberts achieved the first folklore doctorate in the United States with his dissertation Aarne-Thompson Type in World Tradition: A Comparative Folktale Study (). Check IUCAT to find any IU dissertation in folklore or ethnomusicology, or. Christianity strongly affected the development of holy wells in Europe and the Middle from the spring that issued from the staff of Moses and the Well of Beersheba, there were already a number of sites mentioned in Jewish and Christian folklore, including Moses' well near Mount Nebo, visited by the fourth-century nun Egeria and many other pilgrims.

Surviving ancient books Much of the early pre-Christian mythology and legends can still be seen in the surviving medieval literature of Wales, such as the Book of Taliesin, and the Book of Aneirin and the Mabinogion of the Red Book of Hergest, the White Book of sources of Welsh mythology and legend are poems such as Cad Goddeu (The Battle of the Trees) and texts such as.

Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group. These include oral traditions such as tales, proverbs and include material culture, ranging from traditional building styles to handmade toys common to the re also includes customary lore, the forms and rituals of.

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