More Moon Mythology

I continue to collect mythology, folktales, legends and lore about our Moon.

Mt. Sinai was probably originally named after the Chaldean Moon god Sinn.

The name Mount St. Helens means “Moon Mountain.”

Arabs called white horses “Moon colored.”

It was said in Wales that if you moved from one house to another during the Crescent Moon you would have lots of prosperity in your life.

The word “create” comes from the same word root as the word “crescent.”

The natives of Madagascar call their home the Island of the Moon.

To aim at or “shoot for the Moon” means to be very ambitious and to set your sights extremely high.

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