Top 5 Romanian Folk Tales #Im4Ro

Choosing Top 5 Romanian Folk Tales was not an easy task when the amazing people from Folklore Thursday invited me to contribute with an article drawing from the vast Romanian folklore.

Go on quest for ‘Youth without Age and Life without Death’.
Engage with Half-man-riding-on-the-worse-half-of-a-lame-rabbit.
Witness sorcery in the story of the ‘Enchanted Pig’.
Discover that love is ‘Like Salt in a Meal’ and that you better be kind or the ‘Old Man’s Clever Daughter’ will teach you a lesson to remember.

top Romanian folk tales

Come read about Top 5 Romanian Folk Tales over on the Folklore Thursday blog. Allow yourself to be charmed.

You might also enjoy here, on my blog: Nuggets of Romanian Folklore, Myths and Legends, especially:

Have a look at my other blog posts about interesting Romanian folklore, myths and legends:
4 Romanian Myths between Culture, History and the Sacred
Valentine’s Day in Romanian Folklore: Dragobete, Ziua Indragostitilor
1 March, Martisor – Tradition and Symbolism in Romania
A Forgotten Spring Legend and a Romanian Tradition
A Midsummer’s Night, from Magic Sânzienele to Machiavelli’s Dream
Plants in Christianity and Romanian Folklore
Animals in Romanian Folklore and Mythology
Flower Moon and Lunar Folklore
Garlic in Romanian Folklore

Or these blog posts on Romanian folk tales:
Emperor Aleodor, Romanian Folktale
The Journey of Initiation in Romanian Fairy Tales
Youth Without Age and Life Without Death – Romanian Folktale
Time in Romanian Folktales and Schrödinger’s Cat
My Top Heroes from Romanian Folktales
Romanian Monsters of Myth and Folklore
The Braveheart who Freed the Sun, 1st of March, 1 Martie Mărțișor
A Humorous Legend from Țara Bârsei and Bran Castle Photos
Bigăr Waterfall, Romania, a Legend of Love and Collapse
Bran Castle’s Unique Door Knocker and a Crocus Legend

Romanian folklore, myths and legends you can read about on my blog:

2 Replies to “Top 5 Romanian Folk Tales #Im4Ro”

  1. I wanted to comment upon Each animal has a story to tell, but the comments section is missing. 🙁 Anyway, at some point in my life I adopted a stray dog. The vet said he was like 7 years old. The thing is that he was very intelligent and resourceful. He managed to survive on the streets for 5-7 years. Most definitely he would have had many stories to tell. 🙂 We were together for 10 years before old age took him from me.

  2. Ah, what a soulful story, thank you so much for sharing it, Jo.
    You were both terribly lucky to have found each other, isn’t it 🙂
    Blessed memories looking back and a warm heart, isn’t it 🙂

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