Curious Myths of the Middle Ages

Sabine Baring-Gould

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Curious Myths of the Middle Ages is a book by Sabine Baring-Gould, first published in 1866. This edition, published in 1877, expanded on the original twelve stories and is a collection of twenty-four myths, each one dealing with a particular medieval superstition and its variants and antecedents. Chapters include: The Wandering Jew; Prester John; The Divining Rod; The Seven Sleepers Of Ephesus; William Tell; The Dog Gellert; Tailed Men; Antichrist And Pope Joan; The Man In The Moon; The Mountain Of Venus; St. Patrick's Purgatory; The Terrestrial Paradise; St. George; St. Ursula and the Eleven Thousand Virgins; The Legend of the Cross; Schamir; The Piper of Hameln; Bishop Hatto; Melusina; The Fortunate Isles; Swan-Maidens; The Knight of the Swan; The Sangreal; and, Theophilus.

This book has 124,856 words, 207 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1866. This edition was first published in 1877.

Production notes: This ebook of Curious Myths of the Middle Ages was published by Global Grey on the 27th February 2023. The artwork used for the cover is 'Saint George Slaying the Dragon' by Carlo Crivelli.

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