Top Ten folklore Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Folklore and Mythology Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. The Marriage of Rhiannon
In patriarchial societies, marriages are arranged, and women are given as prizes. Surprisingly, Welsh legend refutes this tradition with the story of the Goddess Rhiannon.

2. Recipes for A Medieval Christmas Dinner
A way to make Christmas extra-special without spending a lot of extra money. A look at some Medieval Christmas traditions like the Bean King and the Barnacle Goose too. A flair for the fantastic makes the dinner magical, like chicken glazed with egg white and decorated in kaliedescopic colors.

3. Mauna Kea and its Snow Goddess
Snow in Hawaii? Yes.... and with mythology to match.

4. The Easter Bunny
We are surrounded by ancient folklore. In the spring season, the Easter Bunny is one such symbol that has mutated over the years into the commercial extravanganza we enjoy today.

5. The Legend of the San Nicholas Woman
Legends can be found all over the world. Here's one from California!

6. Shapeshifters in Ancient Folklore
Where do the legends of shapeshifters stem from? Read more to find out how shapeshifters have impacted our folklore all over the world.

7. The Jersey Devil
The Jersey Devil is the only demon to ever be designated a state demon in the United States. This is the story of its origins.

8. Some Hoodoo Spells
Hoodoo magic!

9. Voodoo and Santerian Pantheons
Gods and Goddesses of Voodoo and Santeria.

10. The Mystery of the Queen of Sheba
Who was the legendary Queen of Sheba and why is she such a mystery?

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