4. On the Origin of Fairies: British fairies as ghosts, gods and elementals

What is the origin of fairy belief, and where do they come from? Are they diminished forms of earlier pagan deities of celtic and classical antiquity? Are they elemental spirits that animate the natural world? Or are they spirits of the dead, whether...

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A podcast full of honest mirth and merry jests, by folklore enthusiasts Heather Moorhouse and Kyran Hill. We discuss the myths, legends and fairy tales of the United Kingdom. Join us for all the fearsome giants, valiant heroes, witches and wizards, ghosts and ghouls, and fantastical fauna and flora you could wish for!