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Folklore Of Scottish Lochs And Springs

James M. MacKinlay

Folklore Of Scottish Lochs And Springs

by James M. MacKinlay

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Published by William Hodge in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James M. MacKinlay.
The Physical Object
Pagination364p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20307559M
OCLC/WorldCa5284423

  Scotland is a land of myth and mystery. Our folklore dates back thousands of years and there are therefore many legends and myths in our country. Here are some of those. The Saltire. Also known as the St Andrew’s Cross, there is a legend of how this came to be Scotland. The Loch Ness Monster, affectionately known as ''Nessie,'' has become one of Scotland's most famous legends. Over the years this aquatic creature, which is thought to bare similarities to sea creatures from other popular legends.

A shape shifting Scottish Fairy, who could take the form of a pony or an old man or woman. Dunters Similar to the Red Cap these creatures haunted the old fortresses of the Borders. They are thought to be the folk memory of foundation sacrifices. Each Uisge The highland water horse of the sea and sea lochs.   The Scottish Highlands tends to wow folk the world over with its astounding scenery; the area also has a strong Gaelic tradition, replete with a vibrant folklore. Here MJ STEEL COLLINS Author: MJ Steel Collins.

Scottish mythology is the collection of myths that have emerged throughout the history of Scotland, sometimes being elaborated upon by successive generations, and at other times being rejected and . “Join us as we delve into the mysteries of Scotland’s watery depths and explore some of its finest waterways and historic places. ‘Trossachs’ is a unique word, for a unique place. It refers to the romantic area of sparkling lochs.


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