Tag: Friday Folklore

In some Christian traditions, Advent is the time of preparation for Christmas. Christmas also falls around the time of other holidays, like Hanukkah and Yule. Since this series of Friday…

Friday Folklore

As we draw closer to Halloween, more and more decorations appear, like toadstools after a rain. Often, these decorations incorporate witches and with witches come black cats. But why? And…

Friday Folklore

Baba Yaga is a familiar figure in Slavic folklore, particularly in Russia. Her name has a few possible origins.¬†Baba is the easy part: in most Slavic languages, it means “grandmother”…

Friday Folklore

In Slavic culture, particularly Russia, there exists a legendary creature called the Firebird. Unlike the Phoenix, it’s red-gold with crystalline eyes. There’s also no indication that the Firebird has the…

Friday Folklore

Welcome to this week’s Friday Folklore! If there is any particular lore you would like to see discussed here, or if you have any questions, please comment below! The concept…

Friday Folklore