Table of contents for Storytelling : an encyclopedia of mythology and folklore / Josepha Sherman, editor.

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Contributors
Preface
Introduction
A-Z
Aarne, Antii
Abassi/Abasi and Atai (West African)
Abatwa (South African)
Aboriginal Mythology (Australian)
Abracadabra
Abzu/Apsu (Sumerian and Babylonian)
Achilles (Greek)
Adapa (Babylonian)
Adon/Adonis (Phoenician)
Adroa and Adro (East African)
Adroanzi (East African)
Aeneid (Roman)
Aesop and Aesop's Fables (Greek)
Aetheopis/Aithiopis (Greek)
African Bushmen Mythology
Ahti/Ahto (Finnish)
Aigamuxa (South African)
Aino (Finnish)
Aiomum Kondi (South American)
Ajok (North African)
Alalu/Alalus (Hittite)
Amadis of Gaul (Spanish or Portuguese)
Amazons (Greek)
Amled/Amleth (Danish)
Amphisbaena (Greek)
Amulets
Amun/Amen/Amon/Amun-Re (Egyptian)
An/Anu (Sumerian)
Anansasem (West African)
Animal Bride or Bridegroom
Animal Helper and Grateful Animal
Antar (Middle Eastern)
Antero Vipunen (Finnish)
Antichrist (Christian)
Antigone (Greek)
Anu (Hittite)
Anubis/Anpu (Egyptian)
Anzu (Sumerian and Babylonian)
Aphrodite (Greek)
Apollo (Greek)
Apple Trees
Arabic Storytelling
Arachne (Greek)
Arawn (Welsh)
Archetype
Argonautica (Greek)
Arianrhod (Welsh)
Armageddon (Judeo-Christian)
Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen 
Asgard (Norse)
Ash Trees (Western European)
Athena/Athene (Greek)
Atlas (Greek)
Atum (Egyptian)
Aucassin and Nicolette (Medieval European)
Avalon (Celtic)
Aztec Mythology
Baba Yaga (Russian)
Baby Cast Adrift
Baku (Japanese)
Balder (Norse)
Balinese Mythology
Ballads
Ballads, Homiletic
Bannik (Slavic)
Banshee (Irish)
Basile, Giambattista
Basilisk (European)
Basque Folklore and Mythology
Bastet/Bast (Egyptian)
Bats
Battle of Kadesh (Egyptian)
Bees
Bellerophon (Greek)
Bendigeidfran/Bran (Welsh)
Beowulf (Anglo-Saxon)
Berekhiah Ben Natronai Ha-Nakdan 
Bestiary
Black Dogs (English)
Black Magic (Western European)
Black School (Scandinavian and Scottish)
Bluebeard (Western European)
Boccaccio, Giovanni
Bogatyr/Bogatyri (Russian)
Boy Who Didn't Know Fear
Bremen Town Musicians (German)
Bridges
Broadside Ballads
Brothers Grimm
Brownies (British)
Brynhilde/Brunhild/Brunnehilde (Norse)
Bucephalus (Greek)
Bull of Heaven (Sumerian)
Bunyips (Australian Aborigine)
Bylina/Bylini (Russian)
Camp Stories
Campfire Storytelling
Canterbury Tales, The
Cat-and-Mouse Tales
Catoblepas (Roman)
Cats
Centaurs (Greek)
Cerberus (Greek)
Champ/Champy (North American)
Chapbooks
Charlemagne and his Peers
Charon (Greek)
Chaucer, Geoffrey
Chickens
Child, Francis James
Chiron (Greek)
Chupacabras (Latin American)
Cockatrice (European)
Collective Unconscious
Comets
Compassion
Con Man or Woman/Con Artist
Contendings of Horus and Seth, The (Egyptian)
Counting-Out Rhymes
Creation Stories of Mesopotamia
Culture Heroes
Cumulative Rhymes and Tales
Curses
Dahut/Ahes (French)
Danish Traditional Tales
De Iside et Osiride (Roman)
Deals with the Devil
Death
Decameron
Demeter and Persephone (Greek)
Digenis Acritas (Greek)
Dilmun (Sumerian and Babylonian)
Djinn/Djinni/Jinn/Genie (Arabic)
Dobrynya Nikitich (Russian)
Dogs
Domovoi/Domovois (Russian)
Dongmyeongseong/Chumong (Korean)
Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Are Hatched
Doomed Prince (Egyptian)
Doppelganger
Dragons
Dragon-Slayer (European)
Dumuzi (Sumerian)
Ears
El Cid (Spanish)
Elf Shot/Elf Arrow (British)
Elm Trees
Eloquent Peasant, Tale of the (Egyptian)
Enki/Ea (Sumerian)
Enkidu (Sumerian)
Enlil (Sumerian)
Enmerkar (Sumerian)
Ennead of Heliopolis (Egyptian)
Epics
Epics, French
Epics, German
Epics, Greek
Epics, Roman
Epics, Spanish
Erra (Babylonian)
Estonian Storytelling
Etana (Babylonian)
Ethiopian Mythology
Ethiopian Storytelling
Evil Eye
Fables
Fabliau/Fabliaux
Fairy Godmothers
Fairy Midwife and Demon Midwife
Faithful Companion
Faithless Wife
Familiar/Familiar Spirit
Fantasy
Fates
Faust, Dr. Johann
Fenrir (Norse)
Ferdowsi/Firdawsi/Firdusi/Firdousi
Filipino Mythology
Fingernails
Fink, Mike
Firebird (Russian)
Fish and Fishing Folklore
Flood, The (Mesopotamia)
Flying Dutchman
Fools
Frame Stories
Freischutz (German)
Frey and Freya (Norse)
Frigga/Frigg (Norse)
Frogs and Toads
Fur-Bearing Trout (North American)
Gambling
Gamelan (Indonesian)
Gargoyles
Garm (Norse)
Garuda (Indian)
Geb (Egyptian)
German Storytelling
Gesta Danorum (Danish)
Ghost Stories, College
Ghosts, Aviation
Ghosts: A Sampling of Stories
Ghosts and Hauntings
Ghosts, Theater
Giants
Gilgamesh (Sumerian and Babylonian)
Goblins (Western European)
Golem (Jewish)
Grail/Holy Grail (Western European)
Grateful Dead
Gremlins (English)
Griots/Griottes/Jelis (West African)
Gudrun/Kudrun (German)
Habaek and Haemosu (Korean)
Hags
Hand of Glory (European)
Hands
Hannahanna/Hannahannas (Hittite)
Hansel and Gretel (Western European)
Harpies (Greek)
Hathor (Egyptian)
Havelock the Dane (English)
Heart in the Egg
Hebat/Hepit/Hepatu (Hittite)
Hector (Greek)
Heimdall/Heimdallr (Norse)
Hel (Norse)
Heqat/Hekat/Heket (Egyptian)
Hera (Greek)
Hermes (Greek)
Hervarar Saga (Swedish)
Hi'iaka (Hawaiian)
Hocus-Pocus
Hodag (North American)
Homer (Greek)
Hook, The
Horror
Horseshoes
Horus (Egyptian)
Hurston, Zora Neale
Hyenas
Iliad (Greek)
Iliou Persis (Greek)
Illuyankas (Hittite)
Ilmarinen (Finnish)
Ilmatar (Finnish)
Ilya Murometz/Ilya of Murom (Russian)
Inanna/Ishtar (Sumerian and Akkadian)
Inaras (Hittite)
Inca Mythology
Indian Storytelling
Insects
Internet Lore/Netlore
Iroquois Storytelling
Isis (Egyptian)
Ivan/Ivan Tsarevich (Russian)
Jackalope (North American)
Japanese Storytelling
Jersey Devil (American)
Joe Magarac (American)
John Henry (American)
Johnny Appleseed (American)
Jongleurs (French)
Joukahainen (Finnish)
Journey to the West/Monkey (Chinese)
Jump Tales
Jung, Carl Gustav
Juniper Tree, The (German)
Kalevala (Finnish)
Kamishibai (Japanese)
Kelly, Ned
Kenyan Storytelling
Khnum (Egyptian)
Khoikhoi/Hottentot Mythology
Kievan Cycle (Russian)
Kikimora (Slavic)
Kind and Unkind Girls
King Arthur (British)
King of the Cats/King of the Cats is Dead (Western European)
King Solomon (Biblical)
Kludde (Flemish)
Kullervo (Finnish)
Kumarbi/Kumaris (Hittite)
Kypria (Greek)
La Fontaine, Jean de
Labyrinths
Lake Monsters
Lang, Andrew
Lange Wapper (Flemish)
Lares and Penates (Roman)
Lemminkainen (Finnish)
Leprechauns (Irish)
Leshy/Leshiye (Slavic)
Liderc (Hungarian)
Little Iliad (Greek)
Local Legends
Lorelei (German)
Louhi (Finnish)
Lugalbanda (Sumerian)
Lullabies
Lusiads, The (Portuguese)
Lutin (French)
Lyonesse (British)
Maat (Egyptian)
Macdonald, George
Magi (Persian)
Magic Incantations and Spells
Magician and his Pupil/Magician's Apprentice
Mahabharata (Indian)
Malory, Sir Thomas
Manticore (Persian)
Marie de France
Maui (Polynesian)
Melusine/Melusina (European)
Menehune (Hawaiian)
Mermaids
Meskhenet (Egyptian)
Metamorphoses (Greek and Roman)
Metaphors
Mice
Minnesang/Minnesingers (German)
Minotaur (Greek)
Minstrels
Mistletoe
Moon's Reflection
Morgan Le Fay
Mother Goddess/Earth Mother (European)
Mother Goose (European)
Mothman (North American)
Motif Index
Motifs
Mystery Lights
Mystery Stories
Mythography
Mythology
Nagas (Hindu)
Nanna-Suen/Sin (Sumerian)
Neith/Neit/Nit/Net (Egyptian)
Nephthys/Nebthet (Egyptian)
Nergal (Sumerian and Babylonian)
Nightmares
Ninhursanga (Sumerian)
Ninurta/Ningirsu (Sumerian and Babylonian)
No-Bigger-than-a-Finger (Russian)
Nonsense Rhymes
Noodle Tales/Simpleton Tales
Norse Mythology
Nun (Egyptian)
Nursery Rhymes (European)
Nut (Egyptian)
Nymphs (Greek)
Oberon (European)
Odin/Odhinn (Norse)
Odysseus (Greek)
Odyssey (Greek)
Oedipus (Greek)
Operas and their Stories
Oral History
Orestes and Electra (Greek)
Osiris (Egyptian)
Ovid
Owl Lore
Palestinian Storytelling
Panchatantra (Indian)
Papyrus Westcar/Papyrus Berlin 3033 (Egyptian)
Pegasus (Greek)
Pele/Madam Pele (Hawaiian)
Penelope (Greek)
Peri/Pari (Persian)
Perrault, Charles
Phantom Bus (English)
Phantom Ships/Ghost Ships
Phoenix (Egyptian and Greek)
Pixies (English)
Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl (Aztec)
Popol Vuh (Mayan)
Priam, King (Greek)
Princess in the Tower
Prometheus (Greek)
Proverbs
Ptah (Egyptian)
Puppetry and Storytelling
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeyevich
Puss in Boots (European)
Quest for the Missing Husband
Quests
Railroad Folklore (American)
Rakshasas (Hindu)
Ramakian (Thai)
Ravens and Crows
Re/Ra/Pre/Re-Harakhety (Egyptian)
Reincarnation
Reynard the Fox
Rhiannon (Welsh)
Ring Cycle, The
Rivers, Greek Mythological
Rocs/Rucs/Rukhs/Rukhkhs (Arabic)
Rolandslied (German)
Role-Playing Games
Romance
Romance of Antar, The (Arabian)
Rusalka/Rusalki (Slavic)
Rustam (Persian)
Sadko (Russian)
Saga of the Volsungs (Norse)
Sampo (Finnish)
Sandman
Satire
Saxo Grammaticus
Scapegoats
Scheherezade (Arabic)
Science Fiction
Seanachai (Irish)
Seelie Court and Unseelie Court (Scottish)
Seers (Greek)
Sekhmet (Egyptian)
Seth/Set/Sutekh (Egyptian)
Setne Khamwaset Cycle (Egyptian)
Shaggy Dog Stories
Shape-Shifters
Shipwrecked Sailor, The Story of the (Egyptian)
Shu (Egyptian)
Simurgh (Persian)
Sinuhe, The Story of (Egyptian)
Sirens (Greek)
Sius (Hittite)
Skald (Norse)
Skulls
Slavic Mythology
Sleepers, Enchanted
Sleepers, Heroic (Western European)
Sleipner (Norse)
Snakes
Snegurochka/Snowmaiden (Russian)
Song of Igor's Campaign (Russian)
Song of Roland (French)
Sorcerer's Apprentice
Sphinx (Egyptian and Greek)
Squonk (American)
Standing Stones (Western European)
Straparola, Giovanni Francesco
String Figures
Sundiata (Mali)
Sunken Cities
Superman (North American)
Sword, Broken (Norse)
Sword in the Stone/Sword in the Tree
Swords
Symphonic/Tone Poems
Tail Tales
Tale Types
Talismans
Tall Tales
Talmudic Storytelling (Jewish)
Tasmisus (Hittite)
Tefnut (Egyptian)
Telegonia (Greek)
Telepinu/Telepinus (Hittite)
Teshub (Hittite)
Theseus (Greek)
Thompson, Stith
Thor (Norse)
Thoth/Djehuty (Egyptian)
Tiamat (Sumerian and Babylonian)
Tibetan Storytelling
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Tom Thumb (English)
Tomte/Tomten/Tomtar (Swedish)
Tongue Twisters
Tree Spirits
Tricksters
Tristan and Isolde (Celtic)
Trojan War (Greek)
Troubadours (French)
Truth and Falsehood, The Tale of (Egyptian)
Twin Brothers
Two Brothers, Tale of the (Egyptian)
Typhon (Greek)
Ugly Baby
Ullikummi (Hittite)
Unicorns
Upelluri/Ubelluris (Hittite)
Urban Legends
Utu/Shamash (Sumerian)
Vainamoinen (Finnish)
Valhalla (Norse) 
Valkyries (Norse) 
Vampires
Vanishing Hitchhiker
Vegetable Sheep/Lamb (European)
Verse Stories
Vietnamese Storytelling
Vodianoi (Slavic)
Vol'ka (Slavic)
Völva (Norse)
Wayang (Indonesian)
Wele (Kenyan)
Wenamun, Report of (Egyptian)
Werewolves
West African Mythology
White Horses of England
White Magic
Wicked Stepmothers
William Tell (Swiss)
Wise Man or Woman
Wise Men of Chelm (Polish)
Wise (or Foolish, or Mad) Men of Gotham (English)
Wizards
Wonder Woman (American)
World Tree
Wurusemu (Hittite)
Yeti (Tibetan)
Yggdrasil (Norse)
Ymir (Norse)
Yoruban Storytelling (West African) 
Yoshitsune (Japanese)
Ys/Ker-Ys (Breton/French)
Zeus (Greek)
Ziusudra (Sumerian)
Zmeys and Zmeyitsas (Bulgarian)
Zulu Mythology
Zwarte Madam (Flemish)
Retellings
Ramayana: A Great Mythic Epic from India
Shah-nameh: Iran's Greatest Epic
Destiny: An American Civil War Tale
Greatest Liar of Them All: An Apache Folktale
Why Ananse Owns Every Story: An Ashante Folktale from Ghana
Brewery of Eggshells: A Changeling Folktale from Wales 
Tam Lin: A British Folktale
The Smart Man and the Fool: A Fjort (Congolese) Folktale
The Cauld Lad of Hilton: An English Folktale
The Cuckoo: A "Fool" Folktale of Gotham, England 
Dick Whittington and his Cat: A Medieval Folktale from England
Fire! Fire! Burn Stick!: A Cumulative Folktale from England
The Gingerbread Boy: An English Folktale
A Grain of Corn: A Cumulative Folktale from England
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: An English Version of a World Folktale
Tom Thumb's Adventures: A Medieval English Folktale
Virgil the Magician: A Medieval English Folktale
The Laplander Wizard: An Estonian Folktale of a Magician
The Brave Little Tailor: A German Folktale
Rumpelstiltskin: A German Folktale
The Six Swans: A Shape-shifting Folktale from Germany
The Twelve Dancing Princesses: A German Folktale
Cuchulain and the Green Man: An Ancient Irish Folktale
A Leprechaun's Gold: An Irish Folktale
The Storyteller at Fault: An Irish Folktale
The Crystal Casket: An Italian Snow White Folktale
Appointment in Samarra: A Folktale from the Talmud, the Jewish Book of Religious Wisdom
The Golem of Prague: A Jewish Folktale
King Solomon and the Demon: A Jewish Folktale
No Escape from Fate: A Persian Folktale
Koschei the Deathless: A Russian Folktale
Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree: A Scottish Snow White Folktale
Geser: A Folktale of the Culture Hero of Tibet
A Bagful of Tricks: A Uighur Folktale from China
The Story of Gelert: A Welsh Local Folktale
Vainamoinen: A Finnish Hero Tale
Guigemar: A Medieval French Hero Tale
A Story of Gwydion: A Medieval Welsh Mythic Tale
Raven Steals the Sun: An American Myth from the Pacific Northwest
Orpheus and Eurydice: An Ancient Greek Myth
Perseus: A Greek Myth of a Culture Hero
Spider Woman: Creation Myth of the Hopi People
A Creation: An Iroquois Myth
Balder: A Norse Myth
Thor Catches the Midgard Serpent: A Norse Myth
Maui Snares the Sun: A Polynesian Myth
Inanna's Descent to the Underworld: An Ancient Sumerian Myth
Prince Wicked and the Grateful Animals: A Parable from the Jataka
The Lady, or the Tiger?: An American Riddle Tale
Appendix: Storytelling Resources
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Folklore -- Encyclopedias.
Mythology -- Encyclopedias.
Storytelling -- Encyclopedias.