King in The Mountain

A king in the mountain, king under the mountain or sleeping hero is a prominent motif in folklore and mythology that is found in many folktales and legends. The Aarne-Thompson classification system for folktale motifs classifies these stories as number 766, relating them to the tale of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus.

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King In The Mountain - The Sleeping Hero in Popular Culture
... author Susan Cooper makes use of the return of King Arthur and the awakening of sleeping heroes as plot elements in The Dark Is Rising Sequence ... In music, a single by Kate Bush released on 24 October 2005 is named "King of the Mountain" ... Presley's death, with references to Citizen Kane also, to the "King in the Mountain" motif ...

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