The Far East is where we go now. It always seems there is something new and fascinating to learn about Asia, and the includes the numerous myths and stories involved in their culture. Sections are devoted to each nation.
7 AD Famine accompanied pestilence in Judea. 10 AD Famine reported in Ireland. Pestilence in Asia Minor, accompanied by earthquakes that went into Greece and Italy.
Aztecs had a form of “holy water.” They wore it as a charm.
Magan- Hebrew word for Talisman.
Arabian nations will be properly divided as more information as published. Eil Kenie (Several spelling variations are used in the English language) – Traditional substance used by Arabic peoples centuries ago. This black substance was applied around the eye area.
Kyphl- An Egyptian aromatic believed to heal, created from 16 different materials. Caligorant- This Egyptian giant cannibal ensnared unsuspected travelers with an invisible net.
Kosh- A wicked forest fiend.
Robin Goodfellow- English domesticated fairy. A nocturnal creature most often benign, although many suppose he leads men astray at night. Hand of Glory- This is the term for the severed hand of a hanged criminal.
Colloquy of the Ancients– A collection of Ossianic [relating to Irish legend Ossian, hero and bard of the 3rd Century A.D.] legends.
Norse nations will be properly divided up as more information as published. Hazel Tree- This tree was dedicated to Thor and was known to cure fevers.