Folklore of wells being a study of water-worship in East and West. by Masani, Rustom Pestonji Sir

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Published by Norwood Editions in [Norwood, Pa.] .

Written in English

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  • Holy wells,
  • Wells -- Folklore,
  • Water -- Folklore,
  • Water -- Religious aspects

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LC ClassificationsGR690 .M37 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 131 p.
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5052221M
ISBN 100883054426
LC Control Number74013848

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Chapter VI: The Folklore of the Wells luvat integros accedere fontes.-LUCRETIUS. IT is only recently [a] that I heard for the first time of Welsh instances of the habit of tying rags and bits of clothing to the branches of a tree growing near a holy well.

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Braden's A Classification of Incidents In Certain Collections of African Folk-tales (). Warren Roberts achieved the first folklore doctorate in the United States with his dissertation Aarne-Thompson Type in World Tradition: A Comparative Folktale Study ().

Check IUCAT to find any IU dissertation in folklore or ethnomusicology, or. Christianity strongly affected the development of holy wells in Europe and the Middle from the spring that issued from the staff of Moses and the Well of Beersheba, there were already a number of sites mentioned in Jewish and Christian folklore, including Moses' well near Mount Nebo, visited by the fourth-century nun Egeria and many other pilgrims.

Surviving ancient books Much of the early pre-Christian mythology and legends can still be seen in the surviving medieval literature of Wales, such as the Book of Taliesin, and the Book of Aneirin and the Mabinogion of the Red Book of Hergest, the White Book of sources of Welsh mythology and legend are poems such as Cad Goddeu (The Battle of the Trees) and texts such as.

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This important book is invaluable for anyone interested in the holy wells of Cornwall, and it contains lots of folklore recorded first hand by Thomas Quiller-Couch during the middle of the nineteenth century, plus many additions by Mabel and Lilian. Other books I have consulted include ‘Fentynyow Kernow’ by Cheryl Straffon, ().

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A fragment of cream coloured cloth is a curious exhibit piece at Oxford Universities’ Pitt Rivers museum. It states: “Votive rags from St Helen’s Well, Thorp Arch near Boston Spa, West Yorkshire is an example of the votive rags that were tied to a tree near a well.”.

Local folklore says that the stars are petrified flowerlets fallen into the water from the elder trees – witch-tree par excellence and much associated with wells – which grow around the spring.

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