Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

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by Sabine Baring-Gould
     
 

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From the perspective of Victorian England, folklorist Baring-Gould (1834-1924) retells some well known and more obscure medieval stories. Among other familiar ones are William Tell, Prester John, the Man in the Moon, Saint Patrick's purgatory, the piper of Hameln, swan-maidens, and Theophilus. Longmans, Green, and Company's 1894 edition was apparently not the first,… See more details below

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From the perspective of Victorian England, folklorist Baring-Gould (1834-1924) retells some well known and more obscure medieval stories. Among other familiar ones are William Tell, Prester John, the Man in the Moon, Saint Patrick's purgatory, the piper of Hameln, swan-maidens, and Theophilus. Longmans, Green, and Company's 1894 edition was apparently not the first, but is the one reproduced here. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
2940024108079
Publisher:
Rivingtons
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