#FolkloreThursday #LongMeg

In Thomas Taffy's book, Cumbrian Folk Tales he writes about The Long Meg & her Daughters a name of a Bronze Age stone circle in Cumbria, England. The Long Meg and her Daughters were turned to stone after dancing to the sounds of a fiddler with a cloven hoof.

Jarraitu

@NiftyBuckles Whoa! Thanks so much for telling the lovely tale! I has reminded me of another one from somewhere in Sakana, Navarre, Basque Country. It is said that in a spot called Biokoitzazpi (haven't been able to locate it, even though I have asked many people, so please, @aldatsa hire magia egingo?) three large (naturally) standing stones once where three sisters that stubbornly refused to attend mass when bells toll and even when their mother told them to do so...

@bixardune
Ostia, ze interesgarria! Uste dut ​ko 'Birigarako haitzazpi' izeneko lekua izan daitekeela, 'biokoizázpi' bezala jasoa ahozko erabileran.

Interesting as fuck! I think that it could be the spot called 'Birigarako haitzazpi' in Altsasu, 'biokoizázpi' in local oral usage.

euskaltzaindia.eus/index.php?o

Dirudienez Burdin Aroko kastro baten arrastoak daude inguruan.

Apparently there are rests of a Iron Age hillfort nearby.

wiki.txoperena.es/tiki-slidesh

@NiftyBuckles

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