The Stories

Powerful elder women in European myth & folklore

tradition-bearers, wisdom-keepers, tellers of tales

Tales of the wise women

From August 2022, you’ll find here links to the full texts of the myths and folk tales which are discussed in Hagitude.

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The Old Woman. The one who haunted the edgelands; the mysterious shadow in the heart of the darkwood. The exile, the rebel, the one who shrugged off the fetters of conventional society; the one who imagined and cultivated her own vision of how the world should be, thank you very much.

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