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Folklore in Switzerland

Franz auf der Maur

Folklore in Switzerland

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Published by AT-Verlag in Aarau .
Written in English


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Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL24683309M


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Myths,legends and folklore from Switzerland #MythicalMondays. To begin my #MythicalMondays series, I decided on starting off with Switzerland. The idea for this post had come to me for the first time last year, during the Fasnacht, as I started asking my friends what the Basilisk was.

Swiss folklore - Wikipedia. Swiss folklore describes a collection of local stories, celebrations, and customs of the alpine and sub-alpine peoples that occupy country of Switzerland is made up of several distinct cultures including German, French, Italian, as well as the Romansh speaking population of group has its own unique folkloric tradition.

There are many local legends about Swiss persons. The different language groups - German, French, Italian and Romansh - have their own treasured folklore traditions, apart from what they have in common, and the bridging.

Heidi, a book for children by Johanna Spyri, is the most famous book of Switzerland. It was originally published in two parts. Folklore -- Switzerland. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

Broader terms: Folklore; Ethnology -- Switzerland; Folklore -- Europe; Switzerland; Narrower term: Folklore. The Death of the Seven Dwarfs (Switzerland). The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Folktales of type * and migratory legends of type Eucrates and Pancrates, the Egyptian Miracle Worker (Assyria, Lucian).

Goethe's ballad "Der Zauberlehrling." The original German text with English translations. Magic Book (Germany). The Book of Magic (Russia). A Book of Folk-Lore, by S. Baring-Gould (HTML at ) Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) Folklore in Switzerland book Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries, by Thomas Keightley (HTML at ).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guerber, H.A. (Hélène Adeline), Legends of Switzerland. New York, Dodd, Mead & Co. (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: English and French legends (12 p.) inserted.

Description: pages: illustrations (all color) ; 28 cm. See all tours in Zurich Switzerland. Folklore Lucerne. Book Now. Itinerary. This tour begins with a pleasant ride to the city of Lucerne.

After a short tour of the town, you will proceed to a typical Old Town restaurant where traditional Swiss dishes will be served. You will start with a cheese Fondue, followed by a hearty Bratwurst and.

From dragons to witches to the devil’s work, much of Swiss folklore is an integral part of national culture and are still celebrated today. My #MythicalMondays series starts off with Switzerland.

The idea for this post came to me during Fasnacht, when I started asking my friends what was the Basilisk. Heidi is an orphaned girl initially raised by her maternal aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents, Tobias and Adelheid (Dete's brother-in-law and sister).When some people ask Dete to come to the city and be their maid, Dete takes 5-year-old Heidi to her paternal grandfather's house, up the mountain from the Dörfli ('small village' in Swiss German).

The Hands of Unbaptized Children (Switzerland). The Finger of Sin (Poland). Hands. The Girl without Hands: Tales of type Hanging Game.

Folktales of type (formerly type ), in which boys inadvertenly kill one of their comrades. The Hanging Game (England). Boys Try Beheading (Germany/Poland).

The Hanging Game (Switzerland). Different Swiss folklore clubs and groups display their traditions with music, traditional dress, dancesand colourful costumes from a nostalgic age.

The highlight is a major parade through Zermatt on Sunday where around 1, participants make part of it. The Stoor Worm, or Mester Stoor Worm, was a gigantic evil sea serpent in Orcadian folklore, capable of contaminating plants and destroying animals and humans with its putrid breath.

It is probably an Orkney variant of the Norse Jormungandr, also known as the Midgard Serpent, or world serpent, and has been described as a sea dragon. This excursion takes you to the picturesque city of Lucerne. After a short orientation tour of the city you will proceed to a typical Old Town restaurant where traditional Swiss dishes will be served.

You will start with a cheese Fondue, followed by a hearty Bratwurst, which is a veal sausage, and Roesti-potatoes. A thorough reference to the many deities, magical beings, mythical places, and ancient customs of the Norse and Germanic regions of Europe • Explores the legends and origins of well-known gods and figures such as Odin, Thor, Krampus, and the Valkyries, as well as a broad range of magical beings such as the Elf King, the Lorelei, the Perchten, dwarves, trolls, and giantsReviews: Variations: Butatsch-ah-ilgs (erroneously, apparently a typo in Rose’s encyclopedia) The Lüschersee, a small Swiss alpine lake nestled in the heather-covered hills of.

Swiss folklore is one whole from many parts. Opening. What Four Giants Knew; Magdalen and the Little Hill-Man; The Horse-Egg. Scandinavian folklore or Nordic folklore is the folklore of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and the Faroe has common roots with, and has been mutually influenced by, folklore in England, Germany, the Baltic countries, Finland and re is a concept encompassing expressive traditions of a particular culture or group.

Discover the best Switzerland Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Posts about Mollusk folklore written by abookofcreatures. Variations: Sarmatian Snail, Lima ç on de la Mer Sarmatique, Philosmon (Greek, potentially), Aknib (Turkish, potentially), Albakr (Tartar, potentially), Lucrab (Arabic, potentially), Cochlea Sarmatica Anyone wishing to make a book on monstrous fishes should head to the Sarmatian Sea, exhorts Thevet.

In this book, he travels miles across the Alps, covering France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria and Slovenia. Along the way, he is surprised by a Swiss businessman’s recommendation that he eat horse meat at an Alpine restaurant but not so surprised by the tourists taking pictures of the Alps from his train’s windows.

Regardless of whether you celebrate Halloween in your country or not, you cannot help but be confronted with all kinds of creepy stories, movies and pictures. To share in the spooky atmosphere of the season, The AEGEEan has made a list of the top 10 scariest creatures in European folklore.

Wolpertinger, Germany. Argentina Folk: History and Roots. The name ‘folclore’ comes from the midth century English word folklore. In Argentina, the term specifically refers to the popular regional music folklórica, folk songs and dances with indigenous, African and colonial origins.

For many years Argentina’s regional folk music and dances were not recorded or written down, and were unknown outside their. This page is currently inactive and is retained for historical reference. Either the page is no longer relevant or consensus on its purpose has become unclear.

To revive discussion, seek broader input via a forum such as the village pump. For more info please see Wikipedia:Village pump (technical)/Archive #Suppress rendering of Template:Wikipedia books. Instagram, - #clouds #lake #lakezurich #zürisee #fountain #zürichsee #myzurich #ig_zurich #visitzurich #zürich #zurich #züri #zhwelt #hellozurich #alps #snow #view #zurichviews #follow_zurich #swissviews #lights #miszüri #switzerland #swisstagram.

Greenbrier Games INC is raising funds for Folklore: The Affliction (2nd Printing) on Kickstarter. A cooperative/solo adventure board game of mystery, fear, and dark fantasy. Books shelved as switzerland: Heidi by Johanna Spyri, Frankenstein: The Text by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner, Homo Fa.

The Swiss folklore workshop takes place every Monday at hrs in the Riffelhaus on the Riffelberg and can be booked between 22 June and 31 August Details of where to meet will be provided when you book. Getting here: The Riffelhaus can be easily reached in about 30 minutes from Zermatt on the Gornergrat Bahn (Riffelberg station).

Swiss folk music is more of a collective imagination that includes such phenomena as alphorn music, Ländler music, and yodeling.

The world of Swiss folk music also includes folk singers from Ticino, choirs from Western Switzerland and songwriters from Bern. The Ballad and the Folk (RLE Folklore) 1st Edition. David Buchan Febru The ballad is an enduring and universal literary genre. In this book, first published inDavid Buchan is concerned to establish the nature of a ballad and of the people who produced it through a study of the regional tradition of the Northeast of Scotland, the most fertile ballad area in.

Book Description. Folklore: The Basics is an engaging guide to the practice and interpretation of folklore. Taking examples from around the world, it explores the role of folklore in expressing fundamental human needs, desires, and anxieties that often are often not revealed through other means.

Providing a clear framework for approaching the. Storytelling for Sustainable Development. Cite this entry as: () Folklore. In: Leal Filho W. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sustainability in Higher Education. Regina Bendix is assistant professor of folklore at the University of Pennsylvania.

A native of Switzerland, she is the author of several books and many articles about European and American folklore and folklife, including Backstage Domains: Playing William Tell in Two Communities.

The Dwarfs, or little Hill- or Earth-men [a] of Switzerland, are described as of a lively, joyous disposition, fond of strolling through the valleys, and viewing and partaking in the labours of agriculture.

Kind and generous, they are represented as driving home stray lambs, and leaving brush-wood and berries in the way of poor children. Typical Swiss folklore performances, while the Alps glow in the background.

Let your gaze wander over the mountain panorama of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and experience the live folklore show on Interlaken's local mountain. Belief in the healing power of blood dates back to the ancient world. In 11 th book of Homer’s Odyssey, the dead, starting with the Thebian Tirsesias, drank the blood of Odysseus’s sacrifice of sheep and it revitalized blood came into play in the Egyptian medical folklore described by Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia in the 1 st century.

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Swiss Folklore Evening And Dinner Tonight we’ll enjoy a tasty Swiss meal, including the famous Swiss cheese fondue, in a typical restaurant.

While enjoying dinner, you can also join in a lively folklore show which includes yodelling, flag-throwing and Alpine horn-blowing.

This page was last edited on 21 Novemberat Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.Image Le Bon Chocolat Belge Folklore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AFC / University of Wisconsin Folk Music Recording Project Thirty-five inch discs of instrumentals and songs recorded in Wisconsin by Robert F.

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