The term "folklore" was first coined by William J. Thoms in 1846. The term folklore is generally used to refer to the traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people which have beem disseminated in an informal manner -- usually via word of mouth. The term folklore may also be used to define the comparative study of folk knowledge and culture. All over the world there are extraordinary stories - stories that once upon a time were believed but now they seem like fairy tales.
The monk opened the door and entered the room. A dim lurid light pervaded the desolate abode of darkness, and it just sufficed to give to his view a sight of the most singular description. In the room were many buried corpses in gloomy coffins. At the upper end of the vault, at a rude table formed of a decayed coffin, or something which once served the same purpose, were sitting three monks. They said to him to read the secret book… What happened next? Read the story to know!