Legends and tales of the Harz mountains, north Germany

by Marie Elise T. T. Lauder

Publisher: W. Briggs, Publisher: C.W. Coates, Publisher: S. F. Huestis, Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton in Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, N.S, London

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StatementMaria Elise T.T. Lauder
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 58613, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 58613
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4 microfiches (153 fr.).
Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL25326752M
ISBN 100665586132
OCLC/WorldCa18648160

  Whereas North America associates witches and sorcery with Halloween, April 30 is when things get spooky in Germany. Legends tell of blue flames igniting above buried treasure, ladies flying on broomsticks, and the ghostly Wild Hunt pursuing the goddess Walpurga through snowstorms and hail. There are lots of those legends in Germany. One of the most famous ones is the story of the Brocken, a mountain with the Harz Mountains. It is said that every year on "Walpurgis Night," the night of April 30th, the devil and his flock of disciples, witches, warlocks, etc. gather on the Brocken -- also called Blocksberg -- to dance naked around a huge fire and have an orgy there. The Brocken narrow gauge Harz Mountain train is powered by steam engines and winds its way to the peak of the Brocken, the highest point in the Harz. The train, in former East Germany, traces its history to the late s as well as through two world wars and Soviet repression during the decades Germany was divided by the Berlin Wall. Forgotten Books A Tales the Norse and North German (Classic Reprint) Amazon on sale for $ original price $ A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom (Classic Reprint) Amazon $ AMAZON. Forgotten Books Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains (Classic Reprint) Amazon $ AMAZON. Forgotten Books Torn Sails: A Tale of a Welsh.

The Brocken is the highest peak in the Harz Mountain range located in central Germany. A branch railroad line connecting the Brocken to the Harz Mountains' existing narrow-gauge railroad was proposed in , but it was not until that the eighty-kilometer track was declared operational.   Throughout Germany, trains play a vital role in the movement and transportation of people and goods, intricately holding towns and cities together. But gone are the days of luxury rides on steam engine trains as they have been replaced by more high speed, modern trains or so I thought. Located in the Harz Mountains in northern Germany, historic steam trains dating back to are .   Know and Go. Getting to the Harz. By car: From southern Germany drive north on Autobahn 5, continuing on Autobahn 7 past Kassel. Take exit 66 .   Ziplines in the HARZ Gondola in Thale All Hike trails Cable car in Bad-Harzburg Steam-train lines; Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains E-book download. Stay – Book via airbnb, or Hotels; Make use of the HARZ CARD – which gives you access to .

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The Harz Mountains, 93 imperial mantle, and the knightly forms of his old courtiers, like spectres, come forth from their rocky chambers and place upon his aged uncovered head the oldest crown of Germany glittering with diamonds.

His innocent daughter is the only attendant, or, ac- cording to other legends, a dwarf. Published in the collection Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, by Toofie Lauder in Ages ago there ruled a king in Bohemia whose castle stood on a lofty mountain, where the thunder and the eagle found a home.

This King had a daughter, the golden-haired Brunhilda, the fame of whose marvelous beauty was spread far and wide. The folk tales below were published in the collection Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, by Toofie Lauder in Legend of the Rosstrappe.

The Princess Brunhilda escapes from a wicked giant. How the Bode Valley gets its name. The Castle Fairy of Osterode. A poor weaver with a starving family finds his luck has turned. former border between East and West Germany, they are steeped in tales of witchcraft, magic, and apparitions.

Stories collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries show that the region's mythic reputation reached beyond Germany. From France to. The Harz mountains, Germany’s northernmost low mountain range, span across Lower Saxony, Sachsen-Anhalt and Thüringen.

The landscape is impressive and diverse, and is known for its deeply carved valleys, endless deciduous and coniferous forests, rugged rocks, gentle hills, lush green mountain meadows and clear lakes.

A modern day statue of Krodo erected in Bad Harzburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. Some years ago whilst reading Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, North Germany by Maria Elise Turner Lauder () I encountered a tale called The Steinkirche and the Hermit which refers to both Ostera and a God called Krodo: "In the grey days long ago, when paganism ruled the land, there stood on the.

Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, North Germany. 4th ed. London: Hodder and Stoughton, Lear, H. Rhineland and Its Legends, and Other Tales. Translated from the German by William J.

Bennett. London: Swift and Co, Ruland, Wilhelm. Legends of the Rhine. 8th ed. Köln am Rhein: Verlag von Hoursch & Bechstedt /Gutenberg E. legends and tales of the. harz mountains. legends and tales of the. harz mountains. too fie lauder, author of " evergreen leaves." ^conbon.

h odder and stoughton, 27, paternoster row, unwin brothers, the gresham. press, and london. dedicatcd (by special permission) to her majesty margherita, oueen. of italy contents. Harz – Witches and Walpurgis Night There are hundreds of legends and stories telling of the devilish powers of the witches in the Harz mountains.

Probably the most well-known is the mysterious Walpurgis night – on the last night of April every year witches from all over Germany meet for a witches’ dance in the Harz mountains.

On the Harzer Hexenstieg across the Harz Mountains The Harzer Hexenstieg connects on about kilometers all charming and historically interesting hiking destinations of the mountains. Well signposted, family-friendly and equipped with information boards, the trail opens up the Harz Mountains, medieval half-timbered towns and the National Park.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains North Germany at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. The Harz Mountains are the land of German fairy-tales, home to the wicked witch, dwarves, poor woodcutters and royalty.

Indeed, the Harzgebierge is perhaps most famous for being one of the main sources of German folklore. Immerse yourself in the legends and fairy tales of this magical region An enchanting walk through the highest mountain range in northern Germany Discover mystic forests, rocky canyons, towering cliffs and picturesque medieval villages Follow in the footsteps of Goethe as you climb the Brocken, North Germany’s highest peak.

Enthused after spending time in the Harz in summer, she collected material on local folk tales with the help of German novelist Gustav Freytag and wrote Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains in Germany, published by Hodder & Stoughton. The work was dedicated to Queen Margherita, who presented Lauder with her royal autographed portrait.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get fairy tales from the harz mountains book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. Tiny droplets of rain, probably pleasant and unremarkable in the plains, turned rather nasty and became cold projectiles pricking the face rather viciously. A dull greyness hung like a shroud, under which the Harz mountains in Germany’s Saxony-Anhalt region seemed forbidding, giving credence to the myths and legends associated with the mountains.

Legend or history. There are many mystical tales involving the Witches' Dance Floor in the Harz Mountains, situated high above the Bode Gorge in Saxony-Anhalt.

Legend has it that it's also an Old Saxon and Germanic cult site. The Witches Dance Floor in the Harz Mountains – a magical place with cult status caught between past and present.

Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, North Germany. At Last. Attribution. Lauder, Maria Elise Turner (). Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, North Germany (Public domain έκδοση). Briggs. University of Wisconsin (). The Harz Mountains are characterized by its rugged nature and ancient legends.

This km scenic road trip takes you through the heart of Harz National Park taking the highlights of the area. North of the Harz Mountains the charming towns of Goslar, Wernigerode and Quedlinburg deserve a visit.

The Harz National Park is located within Germany's most northerly mountain range. Together with the surrounding Harz Mountains Nature Park and Geopark, it is one of the most popular areas for walking and skiing in northern sections in both Saxony-Anhalt and Lower Saxony, the park offers a mix of ancient legends and rugged scenery and is a popular tourist destination all year round.

Germany - Harz Mountains - Bodetal, a canyon with a legend. A "canyon", carved out by the Bode river stretches between two small villages: Thale and Treseburg.

It is a great hike deep down there. Two cliffs on either side hold tales of dancing witches and an unlucky king's daughter. Legends and Tales of the Harz Mountains, North Germany (ed. Public domain). Briggs. Rencana ini mengandungi teks dari suatu penerbitan yang kini berada dalam domain awam: University of Wisconsin ().

Studies in Language and Literature (ed. Public domain). Attack on Bonn, Germany, March ; Actions in the Harz Mountains, April ; 1st Battalion Attack on Rübeland, 18 April ; The Last Kilometer, May ; Stations in Germany, ; Stations in Austria & Berlin, ; Stations in Germany, Books: EVERGREEN LEAVES: BEING NOTES FROM MY TRAVEL BOOK BY 'TOOFIE' (); IN EUROPE; LEGENDS AND TALES OF THE HARZ MOUNTAINS, NORTH GERMANY (); AT LAST () Father's name: Whitcomb Powers Toof (or Whitcombe de Touffe) Life dates of father: 15 FebruarySt.

Armand, Quebec - c Father's note: First marriage to Eliza Simpson in. One of the 'Top Trails of Germany', the Harz Witches Trail crosses a magical region famed for fairy tales, witches and legends. Traverse the Harz Mountains National Park from Osterode to Thale taking in evergreen and coniferous forests, rocky canyons, towering cliffs, medieval half-timbered villages and the famous Brocken.

Environment Nazis and fairytales: Germany's forests are full of hidden history. Steeped in myth and legend, the forest has long held deep meaning and been a source of fascination.Geography Location.

The town is located north of the Harz mountains, about m above nearest mountains reach m above NHN. The largest part of the town is located in the western part of the Bode river valley.

This river comes from the Harz mountains and flows into the river Saale, a tributary of the river municipal area of Quedlinburg is square kilometres (Maria Elise Turner Lauder: Legends and tales of the Harz Mountains.

London Internet Archive identifier: cu; H.L. Lear: Rhineland and its Legends, and other Tales. London Internet Archive identifier: rhinelandandits00rhingoog; Wilhelm Ruland: Legends of the Rhine.