Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 18

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(4.6 stars; 5 reviews)

This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends, heroes, myths, and ancient lore from many different cultures. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins) (2 hr 15 min)


The Wonderful Weaver - Ancient Greek 7:01 Read by Victoria Sandels
Story of the Brâhmaṇ’s Wife and the Mungoose - Southern Indian 4:07 Read by cdeo
The Story of Cupid and Psyche - Classical Greek 25:18 Read by Mariah Kerr
Keep it for the Beggar - Southern Indian 8:43 Read by cdeo
The Brahmarâkshas and the Hair - Southern Indian 7:23 Read by Sachi
The Northmen's Story of How All Things Began - Norse 13:09 Read by Kristina Norman
How Thor Went to Jötunheim - Norse 25:43 Read by Tom Finicle
A Tyrolian Forester's Legend - Central European 10:17 Read by Jeanne Chilton
Harisarman - Indian 9:09 Read by Arnav Darnal
Twelve Feet of Nose - Roman 14:49 Read by Luke Geoghegan
The Convent Free from Care - Belgian 5:19 Read by Tom Finicle
The Fairy Fisherman - Maori 4:30 Read by Beeswaxcandle


(5 stars)

Fun folktales and legends as title says, read by very good readers. A pleasure to listen to for lighthearted adults or children.