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Popular Legends Of Brittany

An English Version Of Souvestre"s Foyer Breton

by Emile Souvestre

  • 88 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHeinrich Bode (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10567893M
    ISBN 100548230811
    ISBN 109780548230817

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Popular Legends Of Ancient Brittany Paperback – Septem by Lewis Spence (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Lewis Spence.

Brittany's classics are here - the sagas of Tristan and Isolde, the lost land of Ys, King Arthur and Merlin - but there are also rollicking yarns of saints and goblins, giants, the devil and the rest, tales you may or may not have heard before, all woven into the landscape of rock, river, mountain and sea.

Nowhere in Europe surely has such a rich heritage as Brittany, although it is. In addition, Brittany is the setting (and possibly the origin) of some of the Arthurian tales, particularly those of Tristram and Percival.

One of the rarer of Spence's books, Legends and Romances of Brittany is an enjoyable read in spite of the sometimes grim subject matter. --John Bruno Hare, August 25th, In Brittany, from the Forest of Brocéliande to the Monts d’Arrée, magic is just part of the scenery.

Merlin, Arthur, and the valiant knights of the Round Table are no strangers here. Take 5 minutes to experience the legend. Books Set in Brittany Showing of 27 Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1) by.

Robin LaFevers. avg rating — 91, ratings. Legends and Romances of Brittany by. Lewis Spence. avg rating — 28 ratings. Want to Read saving. Merlin returned to Brittany to a huge forest stretching from Fougeres and Quintin to Faouet and Redon in the South and Corlay in the west.

This was a very evil place and had in it a number of pools which were very dangerous and a magic spring the Fountain of Baranton where elves and fairies visited to look at themselves in the water.

A collection of rather mediocre stories, chiefly of local interest to the Breton or the tourist. Most stories are about Saints, Holy men and Chaste women.

The shorter stories lack plot and are often mere tourist /5. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Brittany will lead you straight to the best attractions Brittany has to offer. Packed with detailed Brittany maps, this guide presents every facet of Brittany's unique appeal; from Brittany’s rich cultural heritage, historic towns and villages, gorgeous landscapes, superb coastline, great food and abundant wildlife.

Books shelved as brittany: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers, Death in Brittany by Jean-Luc Bannalec, Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers, I'll Never Be French (n.

So, I’m back to Book 3 in Guinevere’s story, and am excited to be exploring brand new terrain: the land of Brittany. History Today, Brittany is part of northwest France, but in Arthurian times, it was its own kingdom, though often considered a colony of Britain, peopled as it was by many former Britons, some of whom fled from the Anglo-Saxon invaders in late fourth.

Alternative Titles: Tristan and Yseult, Tristram and Isolt, Tristrem and Iseult. Tristan and Isolde, Tristan also called Tristram or Tristrem, Isolde also called Iseult, Isolt, or Yseult, principal characters of a famous medieval love-romance, based on a Celtic legend (itself based on an actual Pictish king).

Breton mythology is the mythology or corpus of explanatory and heroic tales originating in Brittany. The Bretons are the descendants of insular Britons who settled in Brittany from at least the third century. While the Britons were already Christianised in this era, the migrant population maintained an ancient Celtic mythos.

Included are popular myths and legends from all six Celtic cultures of Western Europe-Irish, Scots, Manx, Welsh, Cornish, and Breton. Here for the modern reader are the This is an enchantingly told collection of the stirring sagas of gods and goddesses, fabulous beasts, strange creatures, and such heroes as Cuchulain, Fingal, and King Arthur /5.

Folklore -- France -- Brittany. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Folklore -- France; Brittany (France) Filed under: Folklore -- France -- Brittany Legends and Romances of Brittany (New York, Frederick A.

Stokes Company, ), by Lewis Spence, illust. by W. Otway Cannell (illustrated HTML at ); Dealings With The Dead:. Ys (pronounced /ˈiːs/ EESS), also spelled Is or Kêr-Is in Breton, and Ville d'Ys in French, is a mythical city that was built on the coast of Brittany and later swallowed by the ocean.

Most versions of the legend place the city in the Baie de Douarnenez. Welcome toour library of classic legends, myths and tales gathered from throughout the world. Each week we choose a small sample from the collection and place them here, on our front page. To investigate all the stories we have, use the menus on the left hand side, or click on the heading links.

Legends -- France -- Brittany. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Legends -- France; Brittany (France) Filed under: Legends -- France -- Brittany Legends and Romances of Brittany (New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company, ), by Lewis Spence, illust.

by W. Otway Cannell (illustrated HTML at ); Items below (if any) are from. Climb to the top of a lighthouse and play at being a watchman. Learn about Brittany’s tales and legends. Wander around the narrow streets of centuries-old towns or take up the challenge of an Escape Game deep inside a medieval fortress.

The romantic region which we are about to traverse in search of the treasures of legend was in ancient times known as Armorica, a Latinized form of the Celtic name, Armor (‘On the Sea’). The Brittany of to-day corresponds to the departments of Finistère, Côtes-du-Nord, Morbihan, Ille-et-Vilaine, and Loire-Inférieure.

A popular division of the country is that which partitions it into. The beauty of Brittany attracts many travelers, transporting them into a world of mysticism and legends. Just in time for Saint Patrick's Day, here are some little-known facts about Brittany's Celtic roots. The Celts originally came from the steppes of Central Europe, but began migrating West towards the Atlantic.

The Matter of Britain is the body of Medieval literature and legendary material associated with Great Britain and Brittany, and the legendary kings and heroes associated with it, particularly King was one of the three great story cycles recalled repeatedly in medieval literature, together with the Matter of France, which concerned the legends of Charlemagne, and the.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Anne of Brittany (French: Anne de Bretagne; Breton: Anna Breizh) (25/26 January – 9 January ) was Duchess of Brittany from until her death, and queen consort of France from to and from to her death. She is the only woman to have been queen consort of France twice.

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Regional collections of folk tales and legends were published. They derived from Bretagne (Brittany), Gascogne, Lorraine, Provence and others. (See the map.) The folklorist Paul Sébillot (–) was one of those who published folklore books from different regions in France.

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