Published May 30, 2005
by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||372|
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Grattan, Thomas Colley, Legends of the Rhine and of the Low Countries. London, H. Colburn and R. Bentley, Legends of the Rhine and of the Low Countries: The Double Doubt. (Cont.). the Tragedy of the Truenfels. the Prisoner of the Pfalz. Countess Brun. the Legend of Ruprecht's Building [Grattan, Thomas Colley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Legends of the Rhine and of the Low Countries: The Double Doubt. (Cont.). the Tragedy of the Truenfels. the Prisoner of the : Thomas Colley Grattan. Legends of the Rhine and of the Low Countries: The Forfeit Hand. the Orphan of Cambray. the Curse of the Black Lady [Thomas Colley Grattan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Full text of "Legends of the Rhine and of the Low Countries" See other formats.
Many regional legends exist in the Low Countries about the origins of natural landmarks such as hills, bodies of water, springs, wells, forests and the sea, that attribute creation to the ancient gods. Other legends tell where different witte wieven lived on as spirits in the Middle Ages, which are probably recharacterized stories of sacred sites. This book was written to sell to tourists taking cruises up the Rhine through Germany. These are German legends and many were unfamiliar but made me think of Fairy Tales. Others were the great legends of Siegfried and Lohengrin/5. the finest legends of the rhine. Verlag Hoursch & Bechstedt Bonn, n.d. pp., illus. b/w drawings. 16mo. Fine bright hardcover in near fine d/j with minimal soiling/rubbing on covers. Folklore of the Low Countries, often just referred to as Dutch folklore, includes the epics, legends, fairy tales and oral traditions of the people of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. Traditionally this folklore is written or spoken in Dutch. 2 Folklore from the Middle Ages. In .
This is a book of folk legends and folk lore from the Rhine region of Germany. They are generally about folk legends or supernatural beings interacting with normal people--like sirens on the Rhine, or why a certain knight has a certain coat-of-arms/5. Legends. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Narrower terms: Legends -- Africa; Legends -- Africa, West; Legends -- Alaska; Legends -- America; Legends -- Armenia (Repu. Legends of the Rhine by Ruland, Wilhelm and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book was entitled "Rheinsagen", and, as I stood by the steamer-bookstall, I overheard the salesman recommending it to the passengers as the best collection of Rhine legends on the market. When, in au insinuating manner, he recommended it to myself, I showed him my .