5 episodes

Malta is an island steeped in history, with more than its fair share of ghost stories. Some of these stories have been around for centuries and derive from the strong bond the Maltese have with their Catholic faith. Ramon Mizzi takes you to haunted houses, forts, public buildings and churches - looking into some of the most popular ghost stories. - Malta; gżira msawwra fl-istorja b’ħafna stejjer tal- ħares li tnislu maż-żmienijiet. Xi stejjer ilhom jeżistu għal sekli sħaħ, u xi wħud nibtu mir-rabta qawwija li l-Maltin għandhom mal-fidi nisranija. Dan il-podcast ser jieħdkom madwar rakkonti ta’ dehriet magħrufa u mhux daqstant magħrufa, li seħħew f’xi forti, f’xi bini pubbliku jew saħansitra ġo xi knisja.

Ghost Stories of Malta - L-Iħirsa f’Malta SBS Audio

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Malta is an island steeped in history, with more than its fair share of ghost stories. Some of these stories have been around for centuries and derive from the strong bond the Maltese have with their Catholic faith. Ramon Mizzi takes you to haunted houses, forts, public buildings and churches - looking into some of the most popular ghost stories. - Malta; gżira msawwra fl-istorja b’ħafna stejjer tal- ħares li tnislu maż-żmienijiet. Xi stejjer ilhom jeżistu għal sekli sħaħ, u xi wħud nibtu mir-rabta qawwija li l-Maltin għandhom mal-fidi nisranija. Dan il-podcast ser jieħdkom madwar rakkonti ta’ dehriet magħrufa u mhux daqstant magħrufa, li seħħew f’xi forti, f’xi bini pubbliku jew saħansitra ġo xi knisja.

    The Ghost Sighted: Personal experiences of the supernatural - Il-Ħares fl-esperjenzi personali

    The Ghost Sighted: Personal experiences of the supernatural - Il-Ħares fl-esperjenzi personali

    Many people report having strange experiences in the historic buildings of Malta that they attribute to the supernatural. Are there explanations for these experiences? - Hemm nies li esperjenzaw xi sitwazzjonijiet strambi li ma jistgħux jiġu spjegati u hemm oħrajn li qatt ma kienu f’din il-pożizzjoni. Iżda, hemm dawk li għandhom poteri speċjali; dawk li jaraw, jisimgħu u saħansitra jikkomunikaw ma’ entitajiet li mhumiex fiżikament preżenti.

    • 37 min
    The Ghost Within: how religion influences the way ghost stories are told - Il-Ħares fil-fidi Maltija

    The Ghost Within: how religion influences the way ghost stories are told - Il-Ħares fil-fidi Maltija

    The strong influence of religion in Maltese culture has shaped the way ghost stories are told. - Il-Maltin dejjem kellhom rabta mal-mewt bħala parti intrinsika tal-Ħajja, u b’hekk dan l-element provda sfond għal xi stejjer tal-Ħares li għadhom popolari sal-lum.

    • 29 min
    The Ghost Trapped: How religion and the supernatural interact - Il-Ħares f’postijiet publiċi u privati

    The Ghost Trapped: How religion and the supernatural interact - Il-Ħares f’postijiet publiċi u privati

    Why do certain places seem to be haunted? - Għaliex ċertu postijiet qishom għandhom magħmlul li jigbdu l-ħares lejhom?

    • 25 min
    The Ghost Guardian: The evolution of the myth of Ħares in Maltese folklore - Il-Ħares Protettur: l-evoluzzjoni tal-leġġenda tal-Ħares fil-folklor Malti

    The Ghost Guardian: The evolution of the myth of Ħares in Maltese folklore - Il-Ħares Protettur: l-evoluzzjoni tal-leġġenda tal-Ħares fil-folklor Malti

    How much do we know about where the word 'Ħares' comes from, and what it really means? - Kemm nafu minn fejn tnisslet l-kelma ‘Ħares’ u xi tfisser fil-verità?

    • 23 min
    Introducing Ghosts Stories of Malta - Nitroduċu L-Iħirsa f’Malta

    Introducing Ghosts Stories of Malta - Nitroduċu L-Iħirsa f’Malta

    Malta is an island steeped in history, with more than its fair share of ghost stories. Some stories have been around for centuries, and some derive from the strong bond the Maltese have with their Catholic faith. This podcast takes you around the island’s haunted stories that could be in a fort, a public building or even a Church. - Malta; gżira msawwra fl-istorja b’ħafna stejjer tal- ħares li tnislu maż-żmienijiet. Xi stejjer ilhom jeżistu għal sekli sħaħ, u xi wħud nibtu mir-rabta qawwija li l-Maltin għandhom mal-fidi nisranija. Dan il-podcast ser jieħdkom madwar rakkonti ta’ dehriet magħrufa u mhux daqstant magħrufa, li seħħew f’xi forti, f’xi bini pubbliku jew saħansitra ġo xi knisja.

    • 1 min

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