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I think the answer to your question is no. Folklore is created primarily for the ears of children and would consist of imagery relevant to the culture of the area. By culture I mean natural aspects, type of landscape, textiles created from available materials, manners of speaking and daily rituals. First of all I don't see any close connection between the ...


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These characters were created, like all mythological creatures, as a metaphor for somebody. Long after those people disappeared, Jews appeared and like most immigrants became the subject of negative imagery. The long story is complicated.


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