By Varla Ventura
From Homer's Odyssey to Pirates of the Caribbean, Mermaids have involved pop culture for centuries.
Among the Mermaids is a fascinating selection of vintage tales, evidence, and stories of mermaids from worldwide that would thrill each lover of this romanticized mythological creature.
Compiled by way of Book of the Bizarre writer and Magical Creature devotee Varla Ventura, Among the Mermaids comprises flip of the century stories of merfolk from Bret Harte, T. Crofton Croker, and W.B. Yeats, in addition to tantalizing minutiae, proof, first-hand bills, and speculations approximately mermaids in renowned culture.
Some evidence in regards to the fluid and the reasonable from the book:
Many humans think this present day that early explorer sightings of mermaids have been manatees. (Scurvy + many days clear of your girl = a blubbery creature having a look supple and bodacious.)Blackbeard, the fierce and bad pirate, was once petrified of his group being lured right into a watery grave by means of mermaids, so he ordered his ships to prevent sure parts reputed to have a excessive variety of mermaid sightings.Since 2009, town of Kiryat Yam, Israel has provided a prize of $1 million funds to an individual who can end up the mermaid off their coast is actual. The prize is still unclaimed.
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