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Legends

Legends are historical narratives, symbolic representations of folk belief.

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Some articles on legends:

Henry W. Shoemaker - Folklore and Conservation Work
... drew criticism for his alteration and occasional fabrication of legends ... His goal, he announced, was to show the legacy of legends for landscape features such as trees, animals, caves and caverns, rivers, and mountains by making people realizing the spiritual ... An example is his publication of the legend of Princess Nit-a-Nee, supposedly connected to the Nittany Mountains in Centre County the legend has been perpetuated ...
King Siliwangi - The Historical Account
... The compiled legends of King Siliwangi do not always correspond with historical facts and records, since some events are vague and do not correspond to the ... Some legends seem to simply identify the series of last Sunda kings as Siliwangi ... However these legends try to explain the historical events of the Sunda kingdom and its relationship with the Sultanates of Cirebon and Banten ...
Legends - Sports
... Legends car racing, a motor racing series base on 1930s and 1940s American automobiles. ...
The Legends Of Treasure Island
... The Legends Of Treasure Island is an animated cartoon from the UK that ran from 1993-1995 ... The programme was a FilmFair production for Central Independent Television, The Legends of Treasure Island, is owned by ITV PLC ...

Famous quotes containing the word legends:

    Therefore our legends always come around to seeming legendary,
    A path decorated with our comings and goings. Or so I’ve been told.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
    Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)

    a child’s
    Forgotten mornings when he walked with his mother
    Through the parables
    Of sunlight
    And the legends of the green chapels

    And the twice-told fields of infancy
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)