Were zealous attempts to explain natural phenomena: the Tales of frost, wind, sun, hyaenidae.narod.ru/story5/308.html Mistress of the forest, the immortal spirits – helpers and enemies of man, unclean devils, etc. Always, from spokon centuries people saw the flying insects and enviously watching the birds hovering in height dream yourself flying through the air, these desires are reflected in the legend of Phaethon, Daedalus and his son Icarus late in fairy tales about the "magic carpet", a Russian folk tale "The Flying Ship," etc. No one, unfortunately, do not know real names of those far-off artists who invented and gave their wonderful stories, entertaining mystery, folk songs, ditties, moralizing proverbs and sayings, which live for many centuries. The only thing we can confidently say: The author of folklore forever alive and developing a poet, whose name is PEOPLE. It is our duty to the people in the preservation and improvement of all national treasures.
Living outside of time, moving from ancestors to descendants of a storyteller, poet or singer to another, folklore works enriched features of a modern world, acquired new features of everyday life. In our time, continue to live, has been largely renovated ancient fairy tales, and along with them there (and always had) the new songs, jokes, stories, plots, proverbs, riddles, etc. It is likely that new legends are generated, which subsequently will be treated as myths. If you take the whole World folklore of various peoples, and to connect together, you get a kind of authentic historical document, its centuries-old way past and preserved until today, in spite of periods, ideologies, and influence by interest in the individuals and organizations.