Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

Voorkant
The Floating Press, 1 sep. 2011 - 155 pagina's
Step back into the romance and primal conflict of the medieval period with this collection of fairy tales and folklore from the era. Equal parts charmingly quaint and bracingly brutal, this carefully curated volume is sure to engage and enthrall readers who are curious about the myth and folklore of the Middle Ages.
 

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Gebruikersrecensie  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

Baring-Gould covers an interesting array of topics, from well-known subjects like the Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Tell, to obscure subjects like the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus and Bishop Hatto ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - D.ElaineCalderin - LibraryThing

A must read for students of folklore and mythology and a must have reference book for modern fantasy fiction authors. Hard to find mythos in an easy to read and easy to follow volume. Intriguing. Volledige review lezen

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The Wandering Jew
4
Prester John
22
The Divining Rod
37
The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus
59
William Tell
72
The Dog Gellert
86
Tailed Men
94
Antichrist and Pope Joan
104
The Man in the Moon
121
The Mountain of Venus
133
Fatality of Numbers
142
The Terrestrial Paradise
158
Endnotes
167
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