By Sabine Baring-Gould
Twenty-four mythical figures — between others, Saint Patrick, the Pied Piper, knights of the Holy Grail, and St. George — are rejuvenated during this assortment for a brand new viewers. as well as outlines of the myths, the writer presents an goal research in their origins, relevance, and the level in their foundation actually. attention-grabbing assets contain Christian diversifications of prehistoric legends, misinterpretations of tangible occasions, and outright fabrications. Accompanying illustrations offer a visible appreciation for those undying classics. a fabulous creation to age-old tales, this oft-cited paintings might be of worth and curiosity to scholars, students, and different readers.
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