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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Lore, mythology, and history summaries in easy to understand and easy to digest formats. The series aren't totally comprehensive, but they provide a great springboard for someone just dipping their toes into a new franchise or topic. So far, I've covered the Cthulhu Mythos, Middle-earth, Star Wars, The Elder Scrolls, Norse Mythology, Celtic Mythology, the SCP Universe, and Warhammer 40k, but I hope to continue doing this for many years. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theexploringser ...
 
In Viking times, a ‘Thing’ was a gathering; a place where leaders and warriors could meet and talk. In the 21st century, our ‘Thing’ is a virtual place where history academics and enthusiasts from around the world can come together to share knowledge. Join us each episode as we delve into another fascinating topic about Vikings, archaeology, and more!
 
If you are looking to learn more about the tales from the old north, you’ve come to the right podcast! On The Norsewoods Podcast, we discuss Norse mythology, and what the legends meant to our ancestors. If you’re looking for a modern interpretation, we also got you covered! Norse Paganism is alive and thriving, and we will discuss the ins and outs of its revival. The Norsewoods Podcast is hosted by Everett and Colleen, a NerdSloth production. Questions and discussion: norsewoodspod@gmail.com
 
Let’s Learn About… is a fun, general knowledge podcast that teaches you things you probably didn't need to know, but you're glad you now know them! Each episode, we’ll learn about a new topic and then share some resources if you want to learn more. Some of our favourite topics are history, mythology, film & TV, and space!
 
"The Vala was there" Norse myth & sagas with Sigrdrifa I explore various subjects in Norse mythology. I speak about the role that a godess, giantess or Valkyries played in Norse society when it comes to initiating kings or warriors. I exploring the purpose of initiations called ”sacred marriage” and the esoterica behind ”finding a spirit spouse”. The great psychologist Carl Jung have greatly contributed to our understanding of the unconscious influence of the archetypes, I speak about this a ...
 
Civilisations across the world are full of fascinating myths and legends. Join your host and storyteller, Shinjan, to listen to these ancient and wonderous tales from all over the world. If you want to explore myths and legends from the Greek, Roman, Norse and other ancient civilisations, then you are at the right place. To support the podcast and show your appreciation, buy him a coffee (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/shinjanb)
 
Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. This is a recording of the tenth edition of the first volume, The Age of Fable. It contains many Greek and Roman myths, including simplified versions of The Iliad and The Odyssey, as well as a selection of Norse and “eastern” myths. Thomas Bulfinch’s goal was to make the ancient myths a ...
 
Mythos & Logos are two ancient words that can be roughly translated as “Story & Meaning. The purpose of this channel is to share the important stories at the foundation of human cultures throughout history. These include mythology, legends, folktales, religious stories, and parables from the dawn of history to the modern day.
 
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Flyts of Fancy

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Flyts of Fancy

Cate Antrim, Trish Howman

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Welcome to Flyts of Fancy, a booze-laden mythology podcast by Cate and Trish! We're best friends of nearly 20 years with an intensely strange and strangely intense love of mythology. Join us while we continuously subject our livers to alcohol and your ears to hot takes on classic stories you may or may not be familiar with. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/flytsoffancy/support
 
Join Richmond and Shawn - We are game industry vets and creators of the Art Eater blog (art-eater.com). Each week we are joined by an inspiring rogues gallery of artists, creators and passionate people. This is for people who love art, culture and especially gaming not to mention interesting tangents and weird facts. We hope this will be your new fav podcast.
 
A podcast for the geek and nerd subjects you love, as if you were part of the conversation! A casual fan interviews her deep knowledge/super-fan boyfriend on interesting geeky topics in order to learn more pertinent information in a fun, condensed, and approachable manner. Join us as we explore Marvel, DC, Star Wars, and more! Come for the facts, and stay for the fun and jokes!
 
Alternative Stories and Fake Realities is a podcast designed to promote new and original audio drama, poetry and writing from across the English speaking world. Working with themes we will produce high quality content aimed at providing new perspectives on existing stories and ideas as we bring fresh and original writing into the world. We will use actors and writers from the United Kingdom and North America to offer a trans-Atlantic feel to our work. Content will be added when ready rather ...
 
This crazy Podcast series is called TACO MONDAY hosted by Lone Angler. This series topic is all about random things from Movies, Fandom, Shows, Internet, controversy, you name it! We talk about all kinds of stupid stuff!!! Follow Ya Boy on: https://www.facebook.com/LoneAngler01/
 
Ever wonder where religions started? Ever think about how some are similar? In this podcast I tell the stories of different world religions and compare their stories. Did you know almost every religion has a flood story similar to Noah's Ark? Here you'll get to hear what they have in common and which came first and so much more. I do my best to properly research every topic to get as much accuracy as possible to give these religions the respect they deserve. I stick to the facts of the stori ...
 
Dominic Akor Idoko entertains listeners with traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation, especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.In order for us to entertain you better and always give you the best, please connect with us or leave your review on our Facebook page.https://www.facebook.com/104817698159167/posts/10 ...
 
MythVision Podcast (MVP) brings you some of the finest information surrounding mythology from a variety of people in search for better understanding of ancient text. We discuss mythology, syncretism, astrotheology, gematria, sacred geometry, secret societies, ancient languages, history, prophecy, scholarship, conspiracies, heretical ideas, myth interpretations etc... If you enjoy these topics and so much more subscribe & like plus share this information with others. Feel free to partner with ...
 
NOTE: The MP3 files used by this podcast appear to be missing. They may have been removed permanently from their source location. Good Omens � An angel and a demon try to save the world from an apocalypse. Neverwhere - Beneath the streets of London there is another London. A subterranean labyrinth of sewers and abandoned tube stations. A somewhere that is Neverwhere.An act of kindness sees Richard Mayhew catapulted from his ordinary life into a subterranean world under the streets of London. ...
 
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To round out our series on Viking winter, we're talking about the Frost Giants! Hosts Miranda and Lucas chat about what the sagas tell us about the Frost Giants and how that compares to how pop culture portrays them. Want to have a say in the future of That JORVIK Viking Thing Podcast? Take our survey here to help us out! Support the show (https://…
 
Ellie ventures into Norse mythology for this episode: she tells the story called The Lay of Thrym, otherwise known as Thor's Wedding Day. How far will Thor go when his precious hammer goes missing? It might somehow end up with him in a wedding dress... --- Where to Find Us: Head to our website, learnaboutpod.com, to read the full episode notes, see…
 
Today’s story is a Norse myth, The Lay of Thrym from the Poetic Edda. Thor’s hammer, Mjöllnir is stolen by Thrym, the lord of giants, who demanded that the only way Thor could get his hammer was if he could marry the goddess Freyja. When she refuses, the gods come up with a plan which will require Loki’s tact and resourcefulness to get Mjöllnir bac…
 
This week we are so excited to have Mathias and Daniel sitting down with Ruth Tolkien, great granddaughter of the Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien, and all around amazing human being! In addition to talking about Ruth's many cool hobbies, other topics of discussion will include Tolkien's Nordic influences (which is a course Mathias teaches at C…
 
Astrology is looking for answers, signs, and predictions in the movements of the celestial bodies, and has a long history of humans looking up at the stars to plan their lives. It’s January which means it’s the month of Capricorn and Aquarius. The ancient greek zodiac sign of Capricorn, represented as a sea-goat is December 22 – January 19 and Aqua…
 
A story from Spanish folklore of three brothers, a crafting competition, a smelly Trojan parrot, and a lesson that it's never too late to start on the Hero's Journey. I mean, you might end up in jail, but it's still inspiring? The creature this week is the Gohonga, a creature that will take your child, educate them, and return them as a forty-year-…
 
https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/burnt-offerings Written by: Tufto Support the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPh Join the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5 Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7v Follow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_Mangg Listen on Podcas…
 
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What it's All About: Well, you heard about the Triple Goddess, but have you heard about the Triple God? Because we live in a patriarchal society, we pagans emphasize more on the goddess than the god. So, I will balance things out on this show and talk about what it means for our spiritual lives when there is a male deity involved as well - because …
 
What it's All About: Well, you heard about the Triple Goddess, but have you heard about the Triple God? Because we live in a patriarchal society, we pagans emphasize more on the goddess than the god. So, I will balance things out on this show and talk about what it means for our spiritual lives when there is a male deity involved as well - because …
 
In the pilot episode of The Norsewoods Podcast, Everett and Colleen introduce the motives behind this podcast, the Old Norse creation story, and Yggdrasil – the world tree. If you are interested in Norse Mythology, Norse Paganism, or just want to hear some interesting Norse legends, you are in the right place. Join Everett and Colleen on their ques…
 
This week Mathias and Daniel are sitting down with Alex and Jeremy, the organizers of the metal and folk music festival Fire in the Mountains. Fire in the Mountains is a celebratory event with music, art, camping, adventuring, education, socializing, and local food and is an amazing place to, as Einar Selvik said it: "Sow new seeds while strengthen…
 
Today's story is The Nightingale. It is a beautiful tale about friendship and realness by Hans Christian Andersen. The story follows an emperor who prefers the tinkling of a bejeweled mechanical bird to the song of a real nightingale. When the Emperor is near death, the nightingale's song restores his health. The theme of the tale is real and artif…
 
Monkey has been fired. Sandy has been captured. Pigsy is fleeing in terror, and the monk is about to be cut to pieces by a room full of angry guys. Things are not going well. The creature is a buff angry dude whose solution to everything is hitting it with a spiky club. -- Disclaimer: https://myths.link/253b Giant Hoodie Snuggie: https://myths.link…
 
The tenth of Ten Norse Myths. Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods, the destruction of the worlds, the dramatic death duel of light and dark... Ragnarok. The end of the world had been prophesied from its beginning, and everyone across the world knew what to expect when Ragnarok fell upon them. For Ragnarok was the twilight of the gods, an end to the …
 
It's exactly halfway between Charlotte and Ellie's birthdays at the time of this episode going live, so to celebrate that, Charlotte talks about the history of celebrating birthdays in the first place, and shares some fun birthday traditions from around the world. --- Where to Find Us: Head to our website, learnaboutpod.com, to read the full episod…
 
https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-4661 Written by: Rounderhouse Support the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPh Join the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5 Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7v Follow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_Mangg Listen on Podcas…
 
Pride appears across Biblical stories as one of the most dangerous sins; even angels are not immune. Likewise in our world pride can lead us into a tunnel vision, blind to others. One morning in Medieval Italy, a young man named Francis would take an act of humility that would change himself, his community, and his culture forever. This change live…
 
One of the most popular artefacts on display at the JORVIK Viking Centre are the bone skates - ice skates made from the foot bones of a horse. But what do we actually know about Viking ice skating? Was it just a fun children's activity or the viking equivalent of jousting? Join Miranda and Lucas as they explore what the Vikings left behind, and wha…
 
This week we're doing our first show and tell episode of the new year! By now you should know the format: Mathias and Daniel each bring some topics and we have a laid back old school episode. This week's topics are: did Vikings have an equivalent celebration to New Year's, a much deeper look at the origin of most modern Rune Magic, and Mathias's re…
 
We're back on the road on the Journey to the West and our heroes are starving. The solution? Some murders, some personnel changes, and human buns. The creature is a devil fish, a not-so-friendly businessfish. -- Sponsors: Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends on the App Store or Google Play! Simplisafe: Get 20% off your entire new system. http://simpli…
 
The ninth Norse Myth of ten, brings us to the death of Baldur, one of the most famous laments of Viking legend... The Death of Baldur. To Odin and Frigga were born twin sons as dissimilar in character and physical appearance as it was possible for two children to be. Hodur, god of darkness, was sombre, taciturn, and blind, like the obscurity of sin…
 
We've done it!! We've reached 100 episodes of our podcast and we're so excited about it. To celebrate, we thought we'd share 100 fun facts - there are 80 from us, and 20 that were sent to us from friends and listeners! Thank you so much to everyone who has supported the podcast so far - it means the whole world. If you want to support us by joining…
 
https://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-2744 Written by: JakdragonX Support the Patreon to see Exploring videos early and vote on new ones!: http://bit.ly/1U9QkPh Join the Discord!: https://discord.gg/eBHHHe5 Support the Series with official Merch!: https://t.co/aH0HApXp7v Follow me on Twitter for updates!: https://twitter.com/TES_Mangg Listen on Podcasts…
 
What it's All About: How does Taoism fit into Paganism? The answer to this question is that it doesn't. It's not a religion but an ancient philosophy and way of life. Some people who practice the Taoist path identify as Pagans or Wiccans because they believe in nature worshiping and using magic for healing purposes. I will explain more about Taoism…
 
What it's All About: How does Taoism fit into Paganism? The answer to this question is that it doesn't. It's not a religion but an ancient philosophy and way of life. Some people who practice the Taoist path identify as Pagans or Wiccans because they believe in nature worshiping and using magic for healing purposes. I will explain more about Taoism…
 
It’s our 100th episode! Join us one last time in 2021 for our centennial celebration of bawdy Bacchanalia as we take a closer look at Bacchus, the Roman equivalent of my OC don’t steal for Dionysus. It’s our big Roman party, there’ll be drinking, singing, myths, and us absolutely dragging Livy for being the ultimate party pooper. Drunk Mythology is…
 
It's our final episode of 2021 and we're going out with a bang. This week Mathias and Daniel are sitting down returning favorites Ed Gamester and Jonas Lorentzen with a very laid back episode to bring us into the new year in style. We'll be talking about how Ed's Ragnarok wrestling show went, giving our opinions on the new Northman trailer, and ans…
 
The Little Match Girl is a story of a little girl looking for love and warmth on freezing New Year’s eve. Each time she lights a match she has visions of the lovely things she desires and needs, while being a victim of cold weather as well as the cold hearts. The story reminds us that we all wish for things during the holidays, but for those that h…
 
In this episode we discuss the ancient celebrations that take place around the Winter solstice, specifically in the northern hemisphere. We also take a look at the more modern celebrations and how they were influenced by the things done in ancient times. As always we also check out what pop culture was influenced by this time of year. Music by audi…
 
Fighting your own fate: it's a theme nearly as old as human civilization. We'll hear two stories of people who both lament their fate...and see that they are profoundly bad at doing anything about it. The first has a sack maker with a one-hit wonder...and a friend who wants to help him change...and who's also a super-rich king. The second is about …
 
This eighth Norse Myth of ten, tells of the dynasty of the Volsungs, the heroes of the North, the family of Sigurd, Sigmund and Sigi, born of Odin... The Heroes of the Volsungs. The story of the Volsungs begins with Sigi, a son of Odin, a powerful man, and generally respected, until he killed another man out of jealousy, the latter having slain mor…
 
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