Book: Legends and Romances of Brittany
Author: Lewis Spence





Legends and Romances of Brittany By Lewis Spence

Format: Global Grey free PDF
Pages (PDF): 235
Publication Date: 1917

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Summary:

In this fully illustrated book, Lewis Spence recounts tales of knights, kings and saints, some more or less historical in nature, others set in the timeless land of the fairy-tales. Brittany also has extensive lore of fairy-folk, including several unique species, such as the Korrigan, Nain, Goric, and the dread Ankou, a female spirit of death. Chapters include: The Land, The People And Their Story; Menhirs And Dolmens; The Fairies Of Brittany; Sprites And Demons Of Brittany; World-Tales In Brittany; Breton Folk-Tales; Popular Legends Of Brittany; Hero-Tales Of Brittany; The Black Art And Its Ministers; Arthurian Romance In Brittany; The Breton Lays Of Marie De France; The Saints Of Brittany; and, Costumes And Customs Of Brittany.