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2011-06-18 00:01:04

History was made when Buyan Russian Haute Cuisine & Caviar Bar located in the Republic of Singapore, won the world's most expensive Champagne in a fierce bidding war. Buyan, which offers both inexpensive traditional Russian fare as well as Russian haute cuisine meant for the Tsars, has paid &eur;30,000 (SGD43,630) for a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, which is believed to be 170 years old. Singapore (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 History was made when Buyan Russian Haute Cuisine & Caviar Bar...

2010-12-15 13:09:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Skazki, the Russian word for fairy tales, is a much loved subject in Russian culture. The Ana Tzarev Gallery is presenting an exhibition featuring rare Russian fairy tale ornaments and postcards as well as a preview of a selection of the artist Ana Tzarev's extensive series of Russian Fairy Tale paintings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101215/NY18166 ) The ornaments, known as 'tree toys' were produced in the former Soviet Union...

2009-08-14 07:05:00

LONDON, August 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - British-Romanian Vampire Flick To Debut At Canadian Thrill Fest Strigoi (http://www.strigoimovie.com), a new independent vampire film set in present-day rural Romania, has announced that it will be holding its world premiere at the 4th annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival ( http://torontoafterdark.com/2009) on Monday, August 17th at the legendary Bloor Cinema. "Strigoi", an English-language independent production, was cast and filmed...


Latest European mythology Reference Libraries

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

Elwetritsch, Bestia palatinensis
2013-08-19 13:08:39

The Elwetritsch is reported to be found in southwest Germany and is a bird-like mythical creature that inhabits the underbrush and under vines of the region. Its origin is believed to be a result of crossbreeding between chicken, ducks and geese, and mythical creatures such as elves and goblins. They are described as a type of fowl with long beaks and sometimes having antlers; and that they lay eggs during the breeding season. They are considered to be very shy but curious creatures. An...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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