Folklore & Myth

Folklore and myth often originated as a people tried to understand the world around them and to understand where they came from. Folklore and myth also convey value systems that are often still embedded deep within the modern cultural identities that evolved from them.

A Midsummer’s Introduction to Russian Mythology

The following bilingual Russian MiniLesson is meant to build your vocabulary by providing Russian phrases within English text. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation. To understand a culture’s folklore is to understand its roots. Folklore gives a glimpse into how the early participants of a culture saw the world around them […]

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