The Autumn Equinox passes and as the Wheel of the Year turns we enter a state when the world is said to be in balance. This is a time of harvest and of appreciation for the fruits of the land. The Folklore Podcast moves into October with two seasonal episodes looking at important folklore at this time of the year.
In this episode, The Folklore Podcast's creator and host Mark Norman moves from broader folklore themes to something much smaller, and discusses the varying roles of the apple and apple trees in our folklore. Superstitions, traditions and religious imagery are all discussed, and the show additionally includes some of Mark's field recordings from a traditional wassail ceremony in 2016.
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10/3/2016 05:54:32 pm
In German the word "Augapfel" (lit. Eyeapple) is actually used to refer to the eyeball. Could this be based on bible translations?
8/4/2022 10:27:05 am
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2/23/2023 05:45:33 pm
this episode is one of my all time favorite besides the yule. shared it with my family. your one of the most accurate folklorist ive heard of yet. props on your material.
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