Citations with the tag: MYTHOLOGY
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- The mythology garden.
Mackin, Jeanne // Country Journal; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p26
Presents information on the mythology associated with flowers. Author's love of flowers; Details on the mythological garden; Folklore and symbolism associated with different types of flowers; Greek mythology associated with the daffodil, hyacinth, peony and other flowers.
- Strange remedies for common ailments.
Nicholson, Tom // Slovak Spectator; 07/10/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 27, pI
Deals with some of Slovakia's medical mythology. Effects of sitting in the grass; Medical myths on alcohol; Folk remedies for hip problems.
- Yggdrasil, the Cross and the Christmas tree.
Murphy, G. Ronald // America; 12/14/1996, Vol. 175 Issue 19, p16
Focuses on the mythology of the Yggdrasil, the Universe tree. Parallels between the Germanic Havamal and the Christian Heliand; Burial in the Tree of Life; Stave church; Form of the Gothic cathedral; Christmas tree.
- Recent PRC scholarship on Chinese myths.
Lai, Whalen // Asian Folklore Studies; 1994, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p151
Reviews the `Zhongguo shenhua' journal of research on the myths of China which exemplifies the progress done by the People's Republic of China (PRC) scholars in the field of mythological studies. Discussion on the Chinese lunar myth of Archer Yi and Chang'e; Influence of anthropology; Analysis...
- A Princess from Sunda: Some aspects of Nyai Roro Kidul.
Wessing, Robert // Asian Folklore Studies; 1997, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p317
Provides information on Southeast Asian mythology focusing on the examination of Nyai Roro Kidul as a Princess from West Java who for various reasons was cast out from her parental palace to meet her fate as the Spirit Queen of the Indian Ocean and future consort of Senapati and his successors. ...
- Speaking with Sailors.
Mullen, Mike // All Hands; May2007, Issue 1081, p4
The article presents various myths which have been surrounding the individual augmentee or the naval duties.
- MIRRORS: Reflecting Culture Throughout the Ages.
Grier, Emily N. // Odyssey; Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p6
The article presents various facts and myths related to mirrors and glasses.
- Traces of Muisca legends.
MacGregor, R. // Americas; Mar/Apr88, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p8
A discussion of how Colombia's native heritage hasn't vanished from the hills of Boyaca; How Muisca tales of a golden king, El Dorado, helped inspire the exploration of our hemisphere.
- Hit or myth?
Levinson, Jay Conrad // Entrepreneur; Dec97, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p86
Presents a listing of ten marketing myths. Indepth look at the myths.
- THE ALL-STAR TOUR.
Flake, Zach // Boys' Life; Nov2001, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p20
Provides information on figures and tales of stars from the ancient's mythologies.
Pellowski, Michael Morgan // Boys' Life; Mar2005, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p40
No abstract available.
- Some enduring myths about marketing.
Smolowitz, Ira // Business Forum; Summer/Fall96, Vol. 21 Issue 3/4, p30
Presents some enduring myths and reality check about marketing as identified by the author.
- Fear of flying? The myth of Daedalus and Icarus in Canadian culture.
Kroller, Eva-Marie // Journal of Canadian Studies; Winter93, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p102
Discusses the incorporation of the theme from the myth of Daedalus and Icarus in Canadian culture. Interpretation of the theme from Daedalus and Icarus in the story of Caliban and Prospero; Similarity of the theme of Greg Curnoe's Dorval mural and the Avro Arrow; John Gray's `Billy Goes to...
- WEATHER MYTHS.
Dalgleish, Sharon // Weather Watching; 2003, p4
Various powerful gods were thought to control the weather in ancient times. A Chinese myth tells how the God of Thunder, the Master of the Rain, the Earl of the Wind, Mother Lightning and the Little Boy of the Clouds work together to make a storm. The ancient Egyptians believed that the Sun-god...
- THE TOP 15 MYTHS ABOUT GEOGRAPHY.
Mapman, Jim McMahon // Junior Scholastic; 4/26/2010, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p20
The article offers the top 15 myths about geography.
- Puppy dog tales.
Mapman, Jim McMahon // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416); May/June97, Vol. 21 Issue 134, p20
Reports on the number of truisms about our canine companions which are accepted as fact. Myth that the healing process is enhanced when a dog licks your wounds, seven dog years equal one human year and others; Truth about some of these myths.
- Beyond nine lives.
Orey, Cal // Cats Magazine; March97, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p44
Investigates the phenomenon and myths associated with the cats' nine lives. Myths on cats' nine lives; Near-death experience of cats and humans; Various stories on death experiences of cats; Commonly seen cat near-death emergencies; Instruments in keeping cats alive; Information on the...
- The selling blues: Myths that sabotage positive sales outcomes.
Bednarz, Shirley // American Salesman; Sep98, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p7
Examines five commons myths which affect positive sales results for sales professionals. Effect of pressures and competition on their performance; Reference to the myth that a person has the power to change the customer's mind; Evaluation of the myth that having a fundamental distrust of...
- Myth-busting: Ten tall tales about composting.
KEYSER, JOE // Mother Earth News; Dec98/Jan99, Issue 171, p44
Outlines some of the more popular myths about composting in order to keep it simple and inexpensive.
- Ignore industry myths about agents.
Borowski, Patricia A. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 04/01/97 Supplement, Vol. 101 Issue 13, p173
Presents a listing of myths associated with insurance agents. Belief that agencies do not operate efficiently; Whether the Internet will replace agencies; Factors which influence sales and growth in the industry; Impact of the slow growth in property-casualty industry.
- 'MYTHOS' VERSUS 'LOGOS'
Podolinsk�, Tatiana; Kov�c, Milan // Dialogue & Universalism; 2002, Vol. 12 Issue 8/10, p85
The paper offers an analysis of material from the research of folk belief, magic and demonology in the Slovak countryside during the years 1998-2001. On the basis of this research the authors try to demonstrate two basic kinds of reasoning, two different ways of understanding the world --...
- Omen of evil or bird of all knowledge?
Wilkins, Charles // Canadian Geographic; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p78
Discusses the paradoxical place of the raven in folklore, considering it as both omen of evil and a bird of all knowledge. Inclusion in the Old Testament as the bird released by Noah from the Ark which did not return; Opposing parallel view in the Old Testament Books of the Kings as the savior...
- The Mighty Leopard.
Ross, Emma // Calliope; Feb2005, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p34
Presents information related to relationship of the leopard with Edo mythology.
- Some Marketing Myths Deflated.
Wasem, George M. // Banking; Feb68, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p69
Focuses on several marketing myths. Customer is king; Marketing is new; Marketing is an idealized philosophy, a state of mind and a corporate way of life.
- The Acropolis in Ruins.
Brouskari, Maria // Sciences; May/Jun84, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p36
Focuses on the historical significance of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Importance of Acropolis on Greek mythology; Effects of war, pollution and time on acropolis; Efforts to repair the damaged Acropolis; Role of the Acropolis Committee in the repair activity.
- Rape Myth Acceptance and Sociodemographic Characteristics: A Multidimensional Analysis.
Johnson, Barbara E.; Kuck, Douglas L. // Sex Roles; Jun97, Vol. 36 Issue 11/12, p693
Presents a study which examines the myths associated with rape. Investigation of three myth categories; Relation of rape myths to demographic factors and gender role attitudes; Information on the emergence of racial differences; Statistical data supporting the findings.
- Histerektomi Operasyonu Geï¿½iren Kadinlarin Histerektomi Hakkinda Gï¿½rï¿½slerinin Belirlenmesi.
Johnson, Barbara E.; Kuck, Douglas L. // Turkish Journal of Research & Development in Nursing; 2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p30
No abstract available.
- Don't Be Fooled.
Stoppani, Jim // Men's Fitness; Jun2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p116
Offers information on the truth behind several training myths. Explanation on the myth that no pain, no gain; Clarification on the myth that sweating is a great way to lose weight; Idea behind the myth that performing crunches is the only way to get a flat stomach.
- What are they talking about in the Bible?
Huntington, Sharon J. // Christian Science Monitor; 11/21/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 253, p22
Discusses several mysteries in various translations of the Bible, including the height of Goliath and the use of cubits as a unit of measurement.
- Digging up evidence of biblical characters.
Huntington, Sharon J. // Christian Science Monitor; 11/21/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 253, p23
Discusess the search by archaologists and Christians for artifacts to prove the validity of events on which the Bible was based.
- FOLIO: plus.
Moseley, Bob // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management; 2002 Sourcebook, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p109
Presents several myths on digital advertisements in magazine management. Accuracy on digital proofing; Difficulties on digital files checking; Limitations on advertiser's provisions.
- Menstruation myths.
Eldred, Sheila Mulrooney // New Moon; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p40
Deals with myths about menstruation. Beliefs on periods by different cultures; How traditional religions treat women with periods; Portrayal of periods as magical powers; Theories concerning menstruating women in the United States.
- Lightning Bolts & Goddess Jolts.
Long, Annie // New Moon; Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p22
Presents several myths that explain the mystery of nature.
- Romulus & Remus.
Blohm, Craig E. // Calliope; Sep/Oct95, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p4
Narrates the story of the twins Romulus and Remus. Birth of Romulus and Remus; Nursing of the twins by a wolf; Discovery and upbringing by Faustulus; Romulus as the legendary founder of Rome. INSETS: The seven legendary kings of Rome.;The seven hills of Rome, by C.E.B..
- THE WORLD OF THE HORSE PEOPLE.
Norse // Calliope; Jan2003, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p2
Discusses the mythology of ancient Scandinavians also called as Norsemen. Importance of the myths to Scandinavians; Depiction of world history through myths; Derivation of names of days of the week.
- UNSCRAMBLE THE NAMES.
Brooks, Francis // Calliope; Mar2009, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p36
A quiz concerning Irish mythology is presented.
- YOUR BODY.
Crain, Esthlr // Cosmopolitan; Feb2004, Vol. 236 Issue 2, p246
Presents information about various myths related breast.
- Activity Calendar.
Crain, Esthlr // Mythprint; Dec2007, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p8
A calendar of activities for the Mythopoeic Society in the U.S. in December 2007 is presented which includes the Annual Reading & Eating Meeting, Christmas Party and the LiveJournal Mythopoeic Society Forum.
- The liquid of the gods.
Tounounga, Camille Talkeu // UNESCO Courier; May93, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p38
Discusses the role of water in Black African traditions. Symbolic meanings; Cleansing and healing use; Prayers and petitions for water.
- Those Changing Olympians!
Kruger, Chaddie // Calliope; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p10
The article discusses who lived on Mount Olympus in Greece according to Greek mythology.
- A love Jumble.
Baker, Charles F. // Calliope; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p21
A quiz related to the name of the queen of the underworld is presented.
- SACRIFICING TO MY 'BROTHERS'.
Slavicek, Louise Chipley // Calliope; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p30
The article offers information on the ancient kingdom of Macedonia, best known as the homeland of Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.).
- Dispelling the Myths and Hysteria of 2012 - Channeling Archangel Michael through Susan Stothard.
Hearle, Robina // Positive Health; Jun2012, Issue 195, p1
The article discusses myth about the world ending in 2012. The myth is downplayed as a fabrication from a long time ago. The year 2012 will see the rise in frequency of planet earth and her peoples. The ongoing process of development, rising frequency and increased conscious awareness are...
- Tall tales from the table.
Gottlieb, Bill // Health (Time Inc. Health); Jul/Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p82
Presents an insight into the different myths associated with health and food. Negative effects of beef on the heart; Health content of nuts; Number of times to eat a day.
- Treasure in translation.
Werther, Betty // UNESCO Sources; Jan95, Issue 65, p23
Reports on the publication of the 100-volume `Puranas' in the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. `Puranas' as a treasure trove of Indian tradition and mythology; Insight into aspects and phases of ancient Hinduism; Scriptures for the common man.
- How to help the dead.
Newton, Robert // Grand Street; Spring90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p154
Discusses the importance of having myths for gods. Comment on the attempt by Caligula to have himself deified; Symbolism in Christianity; Myths associated with certain nouns in Christianity.
- Reflections on the Goddess Gate.
Ruether, Herman J. // Feminist Theology: The Journal of the Britain & Ireland School o; May2000, Issue 24, p56
Presents a male perspective on the Goddess Gate program, a program created by Cecelia Corcoran concerning the ancient images of goddesses of pre-Hispanic Mexico. Meaning of goddess or goddesses; Examples of female goddess figures explored in the program; Process of myth making.
- Is God Real?
Ruether, Herman J. // Tennessee Tribune; 10/28/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p14B
The article presents the author's reply to a query sent by a reader regarding the existence, realness, and mythological issues of God.
- Debunking a 'farm' Web myth.
Ruether, Herman J. // Southern Farmer (1541-2008); Sep2011, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p33
The article offers information on a myth which originated from the internet about a machine made up of agricultural parts that creates music by bouncing ball bearings around pipes and tubes.
Ruether, Herman J. // Conrad's Mythology; 1987, p157
A subject index for the book "Conrad's Mythology," by Robert Wilson is presented.