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Are (or have been) goblins ever associated with anti-semitic characteristics?

A example can be seen in the poem Goblin Market, where goblins are the bankers and have pointed noses, long fingers and greed. In the early 20th century, these characteristics appeared in antisemitic ...
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Is there any folklore reference to fairies being divided into Summer and Winter Courts?

I think it is explicitly spelt out in Pwyll Lord of Dyfed if you speak welsh. Arawn's rivals name is Hafgan. Haf is welsh for summer.
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Cows adapted to life on a steep hillside

They are commomnly known in my region as Sidehill Grantlers. Most people are unaware there are right and lefthand versions and if the two meet, they stand there until they starve.
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how/when Jotunheim was created precisely?

Based on the creation myth as described on wikipedia I would infer that Jotunheim was created when the gods Odin, Vili, and Vé created the Earth from Ymir's body, and used Ymir's eyelashes* to ...
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Are there myths, folklore, tales, or other traditions/tales about monsters regaining their humanity permanently?

The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh was a dragon once a human. Her brother rescued her by kissing her three times. Likewise in Kemp Owen the king's son rescues a lady turned into a dragon by ...
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Are there myths, folklore, tales, or other traditions/tales about monsters regaining their humanity permanently?

The mention of werewolves reminded me of the Rougarou. It's a Cajun descendant of the werewolf legend (loup-garou is French for werewolf), but rather different. (There's possibly some Wendigo and ...
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What are the earliest and latest reference of black dog apparitions in folklore?

I'm not sure about black dogs off-hand, but Welsh folklore has the Cŵn Annwn or "fairy hounds" which are white dogs with red ears and eyes, and have very similar legends other than that, of ...
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