myths of the Rhine

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Charles E. Tuttle , Rutland, Vt
Statementillustrated by G. Dore,̇ translated from the French of X.B. Saintine by Prof.M. Schele De Vere.
ContributionsSchele de Vere, Maximilian.
The Physical Object
Pagination400p.,ill.,16cm
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Open LibraryOL19389231M

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Saintine Myths of the Rhine Language: English: LoC Class: DD: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Germany: Subject: Mythology, Germanic Subject: Folklore -- Germany -- Rhine. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Xavier, M., Myths of the Rhine.

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Full Page Image-- Medium-Size. His silence, long continued into later centuries, does not prevent us from supposing, however, that the Rhine was already at that time the great high-[] road on which the Germanic races wandered to and fro, and other races came to their native was the Rhine that brought to them commerce and civilization; but on the Rhine came also invasions of a very.

Read "Myths of the Rhine" by X. Saintine available from Rakuten Kobo. In the earliest ages the South of Europe alone was inhabited, while the Northern part was covered with vast forests, as Brand: Library of Alexandria.

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See all. The Myths of the Rhine. The title page of The Myths of the Rhine () includes an illustration of a group of classical and mythological figures, including, at left, a bearded Father Time holding a e Doré, a renowned nineteenth-century artist, created this illustration, as well as others in the book.

This book, with its Preface, was completed in —"Before the War." Since August the finest humanity of our race has been enduring Promethean agonies.

But even as Prometheus unflinchingly bore the cruelties of pain, of heat and of cold, of hunger and of thirst, and the tortures inflicted by an obscene bird of prey, so have endured the. One of the most interesting Rhine myths is that concerning the Wild Huntsman, which is known all over Rhineland, and which is connected with many of its localities.

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Legends -- Rhine River. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Legends; Rhine River; Filed under: Legends -- Rhine River Sagen van den Rijn (in Dutch), by Wilhelm Ruland, trans.

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Learn more. Books › Literature & Fiction › Literary Share. $ + $ Delivery In stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon US Author: Xavier B Saintine. Buy this Book at Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine by Lewis Spence [] This is Lewis Spence's retelling of the legends and sagas of the Rhine, particularly the lore of the portion which passes through western Germany, organized geographically from north to south.

Many of these tales have supernatural or pagan elements, although. This book is the first and last image in the poem, which is a good way to know that it really matters to Rich.

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At the same time, it doesn't quite seem to belong in the same world as the dive down to the wreck. It's hard to imagine that this "book of myths" is just a book with some old myths in it.

H orse flies, Druidic priests, and giants — Today’s Random Illustrations of the Day come from Mythologie du Rhin (Myths of the Rhine; ) by the French novelist and playwright Xavier Boniface Saintine ( – ), a very prolific author whose most famous work was Picciola; or The Prison Flower (), about a French count, thrown into prison, who survives and retains his sanity by.

Legends of the Rhine by Ruland, Wilhelm and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The finest collection of myths, sagas and adventures to emerge from Germanic mythology are captured in this classic work.

Tracing the route of the mighty Rhine River, the reader will delve into some of the greatest legends ever to emerge from Germany in the Middle Ages, superbly retold in English by master mythological storyteller Hélène Guerber.

The Myths of the Rhine: Xavier B. Saintine: Paperback: General book. Legends of the Rhine was intended as a contribution to the study of Folklore, and it can be seen as a Legendary Traveller’s Guide to the Rhine.

The Tales in Legends of the Rhine have been gathered from many sources, some of these stories have pagan roots, others stem from Christian traditions.

The best known myths, sagas and adventures to emerge from Germanic mythology are captured in this. Rhinegold is one of those epic books that you wait to tackle until you have the energy and the time for a major project. The book gets off to a very slow start, slowly building up background information for a couple hundred pages, until Grundy introduces the main characters and the book starts to feel more like a novel than a history book reciting a litany of Norse myths.4/5.

Folklore -- Rhine River Valley. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Folklore; Rhine River Valley; Filed under: Folklore -- Rhine River Valley Legends of the Rhine, (New York, A.S.

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A Book of Myths Lorelei. Freya, Queen Near St. Goar, there rises out of the waters of the Rhine a perpendicular rock, some four hundred feet high.

Many a boatman in bygone days there met his death, and the echo which it possesses is still a mournful one. Those who know the great river, under which lies hid the treasure of the Nibelungs. Hélène Adeline Guerber (–), better known as H.

Guerber, was a British historian best known for her written histories of Germanic mythology. Her best-known work is Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas (George G. Harrap and Co.

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Ltd., London, ). Other histories by Guerber include The Myths of Greece & Rome (London, George G Harrap & Co, ), Legends of the Rhine. Photo by RickB Variant taken from our book "One Day with Nastya": https: -i-moments  The finest collection of myths, sagas, and adventures to emerge from Germanic mythology are captured in this classic work.

Tracing the route of the mighty Rhine River, the reader will delve into some of the greatest legends ever to emerge from Germany in the Middle Ages, superbly retold in English by master mythological storyteller Hélène : Blurb.Myths of Northern Lands: Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art (Hardback or Cased Book) Guerber, H.

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