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I Love Myths and Legends From All Cultures

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    They are so interesting to me,

    especially Greek mythology. I have also held interest in Greek myths and I also love to hear a good legend , lol I might have already read half of them lol :P
    crazymornings crazymornings 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2014

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    "legends are lessons.

    they ring with truth." merida Brave
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 25

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    I love to know all the myths

    and philosophy hidden behind them...
    Ujjukush Ujjukush 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I absolutely love being told myths,

    legends. I find them intriguing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I grew up in Europe..

    . I love soe of the stories and myths from all over the area. mostlyGerman and British
    AnotherAngryWoman AnotherAngryWoman 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Mythology

    I have always been fascinated by the Greek / Roman mythology, so full of adventures and stories that seem in one way or another bring a different point of view to our own times. The Gods were feeling entities, capable of amazing love and unequal hatered. Beasts reflecting our...
    Falcran Falcran 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 21, 2011

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    The Myth

    The lyrics depict a gypsy woman, who prays to the Moon for a husband. The Moon asks for the woman's first born as payment. After the child is born, his parents are dismayed to see that his skin is the whitest white and his eyes are grey, even though they both have dark skin and...
    kkim123 kkim123 36-40 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    But particularly "The Matter of Britain".

    The old stories of ancient Britain really feel so much closer and familiar to me than say, Greek or Roman legends and myths, being English and all. I feel that they give me a strong sense of connection to the past, to my ancestors and such. Besides, they're stories that not...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    How Koi Become Dragons

      In the wild, koi are cold water fish who gain strength by swimming against currents. It seems they have captured the imagination of fish fanciers for centuries.   Many years ago, in a time before recorded history, a huge school containing thousands of koi swam up...
    Koiponder Koiponder 46-50, F 15 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    This is a story told to me by my maternal

    grandmother. She had many ghost stories and other stories about the supernatural. This is my favorite though, and it's also part of my family history I hope you enjoy it. The Demon Bull of the Red Bridge My grandmother's grandfather was a carriage driver for the Catholic...
    Mike389 Mike389 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2014

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    have you ever read the Dark Hunters saga?

    it's full of greek gods and fantasy stories and i just absolutly love it!
    MichelleKnight MichelleKnight 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    reality isnt good enough

    for me. fantasy staff are great. legends are awesome. being a Greek i love every ancient greek myth i know and i love discovering new ones.
    hellohowlow hellohowlow 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    TheSundanceGal TheSundanceGal 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I just really love Norse Mythology

    and I've got so many different books that explain the legends and gods and it's just SO FASCINATING
    maddikaylin maddikaylin 18-21, F 2 Responses May 10

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    My dad and my aunts always enjoy telling my

    siblings and I old stories or experiences of back when they lived in Mexico. They told me that back in the little town where they're from they sometimes had to take long trips to go get wood from the woods. They always tried to do it quickly because it is said that if you are...
    aquikay aquikay 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Dragons Are Transformation... My Story

    I began reading very early in my childhood and would read everything I could get my hands on, but, the first books I read were on myths and legends from around the world.  Also since early childhood I have had a fascination with dragons and as I have...
    Dragontopia Dragontopia 46-50 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    There's an explanation of religion I read

    once (long enough ago I can't remember the original source). It explained the truth to be like the sun, so bright we'd ruin our eyes if we stared directly at it. But we see reflections of the sun everywhere; in beautiful clear mountain lakes, in muddy puddles, all sorts of...
    thatonewoman thatonewoman 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I watch a show called Supernatural,

    you discover a new myth on each episode!
    lupos lupos 13-15, F 1 Response May 10

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    I am a hybrid plusa spellcaster

    if anyone wants to be a vampire
    Deadlyhollow123 Deadlyhollow123 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 1

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    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 16-17, M Jan 5

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    If I were to pick 2 (cuz I can't pick 1)

    religions I really loved, it'd be Japanese and Greek. Everytime I watch Kamigami no Asobi (anime) and they say "Apollon" and "Hades" (like prounce it like Hods, not Hay-dis") I get so mad!!! And as for Japanese, it's mainly the yokai!!!
    Fubukiori Fubukiori 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I chose the name Eos

    as my user name, as she was the dawn goddess of Ancient Greece. Every morning she awoke and used her rosy fingers to open the gates of heaven, this enabled her brother Helios the sun God, to ride his chariot across the sky. She also brought the hope of each new day. The dew was...
    Eos13 Eos13 18-21, F Feb 2, 2014

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    I wonder how they begin & how they get

    so popular. Maybe it's the truth or just fantasy. But it's no doubt that they're super fun to read & talk about!
    EmiTru EmiTru 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7, 2014

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    my favorite myth and legend is the loc Ness

    monster he or she is amazing
    mermaidgirl76589 mermaidgirl76589 13-15, F Jan 5

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    julianne1999 julianne1999 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I love everything about myths

    and legends from different kinds of literature. I am fascinated mainly on egyptian, greek, roman, and norse mythology.
    siranonimous siranonimous 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 19

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    dilbert467 dilbert467 13-15, M 4 Responses Jan 7

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    As a child, my parents never took me

    nor my siblings to church, we never learned a prayer and we were never baptized. I am in my early 20's and I'm still not baptized and I've still never set foot in a church durning a service, or even on a Sunday. I grew up only knowing the God that I believed of in my head, and...
    GypsyySoul GypsyySoul 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    They tell stories from antiquity.

    The stories of the Gods are fascinating. How the Gods fought the giants, and made a world for men.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 25, 2014

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    The Mythical Story of Pegasus Pegasus was a

    beautiful winged horse who sprang from the body of Medusa when she was slain by the hero Perseus, the son of Zeus and Danae. Spreading out his wings he immediately flew to the top of Mount Olympus, where he was received with delight and admiration by all the immortals. A place...
    Iamafrog1997 Iamafrog1997 16-17, M Aug 24

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Apr 4

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    Did you know that pixies are not what we all

    think them to actually be? They're not nice little colorful ladies who fly around with pixie dust to help bring good to the world and grant wishes. I thought so too, but I was wrong I guess. Here is what a real "PIXIE" is, according to urban legends. Culture : Mid evil...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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    We have aswang, kapre,

    diwata, duwende, and any sorts of mystical creatures here in the PH.
    QuasiRay QuasiRay 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Percy Jackson books are all I read

    and the heroes of Olympus
    HellishAnime914 HellishAnime914 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Although I love them all,

    nothing beats the Norse creation myth.
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    They make life interesting,

    and fun. Where would all the stories, books, and movies be like if there werent myths and legends?
    awesomeguy3125 awesomeguy3125 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Myths and legends are very important to learn

    more about our origins and our past, as long as find the key to read them properly. For example, I'm very intrigued by the myth of Viracocha. I think he was actually an ancient North-European sailor, probably a Viking, who reached Americas before the last ice age. I am sure...
    Galpi Galpi 36-40, M 4 Responses May 11

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    I still believe in werewolves

    and i wana be one
    HeartyAngeline HeartyAngeline 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 14

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    A Fractured World

    this story was given to me by my ancestors every thing in creation is made out of  vibrations that are mixed together to form creation.... like a song which is made up of many different frequencies and notes played by the musicians. creation is also made up of many...
    jinda jinda 56-60, F 12 Responses Mar 26, 2008

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    I have a huge bookshelf

    which 40% is myths and legends! When i was in primary i always borrowed myths and legends books
    TreasureGal TreasureGal 16-17, F Apr 22

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    Once upon a time it was autumn

    and the leaves started turning beautiful colours in Northern Ontario and the entire land was an autumn type of beautiful. Then the leaves started falling, taking their time because they had all season long. Near the end of the season the leaves that were left on the mama tree...
    Nyxii Nyxii 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    Roots.

    While studying the cultures, manners of living and philosophies of the other people, I realizes two important things: * We all are really brothers because we act all in a similar way. * We have a common base of knowledge compared to the origin of our civilizations. I find...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 20, 2011

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