Podcasts de legends

Lapis the Egyptian Cat

Introducing a new catty character with magical powers that do not always work as they are supposed to do. Read the...

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Lapis: Sister Friends

Lapis, the Egyptian cat, has to share her home with another cat. She is not pleased. Read the full text of Lapis:...

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Song ~ Fish Alive

Jana sings this traditional song with an upbeat feel. Read the full text of Song ~ Fish Alive and see our...

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7, King Croesus and the Oracle of Delphi

The oracle predicts that if Croesus goes to war against the Persians, he will defeat a great empire. Her advice...

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194-Mulan: The Warrior

A completely new version of the Mulan legend, sourced from a story from the late middle ages, so even if you think...

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193B-Monkey King: Pilgrim's Progress

We're on the road with the monk, Xuanzang, and Monkey King, Sun Wukong, as they start their Journey to the West......

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192-Grimm: Brave Traveler

An off-the-wall story from the Grimm Brothers about a young man who knew no fear...and why that was a massive problem...

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186-Grimm: Don't Be Weird

A story from the Grimm brothers about three down-on-their-luck soldiers who get everything they could ever dream of...

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185-Queen of Serpents: With This Hiss I Thee Wed

The story of Eglė the Queen of Serpents, from Lithuanian folklore, about a young woman who is faced with an...

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184-Robin Hood: Check, Please!

We return to the Robin Hood stories with a (mostly) standalone episode. Robin Hood and his merry men are throwing a...

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183-Indian folklore: Revenant

The story of an ancient Indian king who goes on a fetch quest through an evil-looking cemetery and listens to the...

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182-Slavic folklore: The Brave Companions

Join Bulat the Brave Companion and Ivan Tsarevich (no, not that one) as they get a magical new horse, escape magical...

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181B-Mabinogion: With Friends Like These

Branch two of the Mabinogion has the kings of Great Britain and Ireland (Bran and Matholwch, respectively) just...

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178-Tanuki: Changes

An episode about the Tanuki, the notorious raccoon-dog trickster from Japan with giant...well...you'll see. The...

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193A-Monkey King: Golden Cicada

We return to the stories of the Monkey King and pick up at the end of his long imprisonment under a mountain, for...

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191-Norse Legends: See How they Fly

In this episode from Norse legends, we'll see that the worst breakups involve Thor breaking up the couple with his...

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190-Chinese Folklore: Fierce

In one story, a dragon is rampaging around the countryside unless he gets his favorite meal: teenage girls. In the...

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189C-Nibelungenlied: I Know It Was You

In the third and final part of our series on the Nibelungenlied, the hero of the story, Siegfried, is dead and his...

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189B-Nibelungenlied: Heinous

We pick up right where we left off last week: Gunther has tricked his way into marrying Brunhild, and Brunhild...

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189A-Medieval Legends: Cheater Cheater

The story starts out with one prince slaying a dragon and getting rich. It starts there. The wild ride of the...

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