I Am Interested In The Fairy Lore Of Cyprus

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    Kala Hristougena!

    Santa Claus - St. Nicholas (copied from www.greekspider.com/greekcustoms/santaclaus.htm) Saint Nicholas is one of the most important saints in all the Christian churches, and is important as the patron saint of sailors, travelers, bakers, merchants, and most importantly...
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    4 Responses Nov 16, 2010

    Fairies And The Folk Culture Of Cyprus.

    From Wikipedia: In modern Greek folklore The ancient Greek belief in nymphs survived in many parts of the country into the early years of the twentieth century, when they were usually known as "nereids". At that time, John Cuthbert Lawson wrote: "...there is probably no nook or...
    koyptakh koyptakh
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    4 Responses Nov 10, 2010

    Kalikatzaroi!

    Kalikatzaroi (copied from www.greekspider.com/superstitions/kalikatzaroi.htm) In Greek superstition these are little demons or goblins that come on the earth for twelve days beginning on Christmas and ending their visit on Epiphany. They are thought to not commit any major...
    koyptakh koyptakh
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    Nov 16, 2010

    Tuesday

    Tuesday (copied from www.greekspider.com/superstitions/greek_superstitions3.htm) Tuesday is considered the unluckiest day during the week for the Greek people. It was on this day on Tuesday May 29th 1453 that the unimaginable happened and the city of Constantinople fell to...
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    1 Response Nov 16, 2010
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