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Author: Katharine M. Briggs
ISBN: 0713910054
Language: English
Pages: 481 pages
Category: Occult & Paranormal
Publisher: Allen Lane; First Edition edition (October 28, 1976)
Rating: 4.6
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Briggs, Katharine Mary. New York : Pantheon Books. First ed. published under title: A dictionary of fairies. Bibliography: p. -462.

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A Dictionary of Fairies book. Briggs provides anecdotes as well as descriptions of the immense variety of fairies and other mythological characters. Good reference book if you write fantasy or play RPGs

A Dictionary of Fairies book. Good reference book if you write fantasy or play RPGs.

Although she is not a Pagan, nor a proponent of the Faery Faith, her Dictionary of Fairies is certainly one of the essential references for those who practice that faith today. Written in a dense but clear style, every entry from "Abbey lubber" to "Young Tam Lin" delivers a wealth of priceless information.

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Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bodies, and Other Supernatural Creatures. Abbey Lubbers (minor devils who were detailed to tempt monks to drunken-. Encyclopedia of Fairies. This and other illustrations from the same book are reproduced by permission of Macmillan London and Basingstoke) 32 FRONTISPIECE TO Pandaemonium (From Richard Bo vet, Pandaemonium, or the DeviVs Cloyster, London, 1684).

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A Dictionary of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures (1976); US title An Encyclopedia of Fairies:. A Sampler of British Folk-Tales, compiled (1977); also published as British Folk-Tales and Legends: A Sampler

A Dictionary of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures (1976); US title An Encyclopedia of Fairies:. A Sampler of British Folk-Tales, compiled (1977); also published as British Folk-Tales and Legends: A Sampler. The Vanishing People: A Study of Traditional Fairy Beliefs, illus. Mary I. French (1978); US subtitle Fairy Lore and Legends. Abbey Lubbers, Banshees & Boggarts: A Who's Who of Fairies, illus.

Author : Briggs Katharine Mary Title : An encyclopedia of fairies Hobgoblins, brownies, bogies, and other supernatural creatures . It is in this second, later and more generalized sense that I have often used the word in this book

It is in this second, later and more generalized sense that I have often used the word in this book. Exception might be taken to this use. The word 'fairy' itself is a late one, not used before medieval times and sometimes then with the meaning of mortal women who had acquired magical powers, as Malory used it for Morgan le Fay.

Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures Katharine Mary Briggs. Стр. 59 This is the first aspect of the Cailleach Bheur, but there are others

58 Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures Katharine Mary Briggs. Cailleach bera 58 she seems to operate all through the year. If St Bride's Day (1 February) is fine, she comes out to gather sticks to warm her through the. 59 This is the first aspect of the Cailleach Bheur, but there are others. According to some traditions, she did not turn to stone at the end of winter, but changed into a beautiful maid  . Indeed, a whole book rather than a chapter might be written about the Cailleach Bheur and the crowd of variants that surround her. Cait Sith (cait shee).

Katharine Mary Briggs. A complete guide to fairy lore from the Middle Ages to the present. Both an anthology of fairy tales and a reference work with essays about the fairy economy, food, sports, powers and more. Результаты поиска по книге. Отзывы - Написать отзыв.