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Original Celtic, Old English, Old Norse, or Gothic Texts Online

Wondering if there are any original-ish documents in the original Celtic, Old English, Old Norse, or Gothic (or other related languages), telling of any of the myths or fairy tales or stories that ...
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What were Medieval(300-1600) European Myths about red heads

I have heard that red heads were thought to be vampires, or Judas's descendants,good for for spell ingredients, etc... What were the common myths like this about red heads in the Medieval Period of ...
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Djinn and devils/demons question

I know that ancient Arabians had a mythology about evil creatures made of dust and fire called djinn, now my question is this: how were they different from Demons and devils?
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What is the story of Madonna Oriente?

I stumbled upon the Wikipedia article on Madonna Oriente, a mysterious religious figure of 14th century Milan: Madonna Oriente or Signora Oriente (Lady of the East), also known as La Signora del ...
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Help me identify this damsel-in-distress tale

I remember reading a long time ago about a knight and his wife. It was implied that this was the continuation of many adventures: After marrying, and with the intention of keeping their love alive ...