Cinderella, Aarne-Thompson-Uther folktale type 510A and related stories of persecuted heroines translated and/or edited by D. L. Ashliman.
Aging: realism and resignation expressed in proverbs. For most pre-industrial cultures, life’s last chapter has been a bitter one. Surviving folklore reflects
I hear this question all the time, “Why Russian women want to leave Russia?” Another popular question is, “Why Russian women want to marry American men?” Or “Why
Skoptsy is a plural of “skopets”, an archaic word meaning “castrated one” in the Russian language. As their title indicates, the main feature of the sect was castration.
In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga / ˈ b ɑː b ə j ə ˈ ɡ ɑː / (Russian: Баба-яга, Polish: Baba Jaga) is a supernatural being (or one of a trio of teens of
Russia (Russian Federation) is a huge country, stretching from St. Petersburg in the west to Vladivostok in east, north to the Arctic Circle and south to
Folk Tales From the Russian, by Verra Xenophontovna Kalamatiano de Blumenthal, , full text etext at sacred-texts.com
The Sea King’s teen A Russian Legend Told by Aaron Shepard. Published as a picture book by Atheneum, New York, 1997, and reprinted by Skyhook Press, Friday
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Outfits >>> Read about… >>> Head Dress. Russian peasants considered head dress as an important part of an outfit. All members of village community had to cover