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Slavic Myths (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends)

Slavic Myths (The World's Greatest Myths and Legends)

Current price: $9.99
Publication Date: April 25th, 2023
Flame Tree 451
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Slavic mythology brought together with the legends, folkore and fairy tales of Eastern Europe in this intriguing new collection.

With a new introduction, this collection of Slavic tales is based on the oral storytelling traditions of the peoples of Eastern Europe, from the Polish and the Slovaks to the Macedonians, Czechs and Serbians, with roots in pagan folklore and influenced by the Viking traders who settled in Kiev in the early middle ages. Stories abound with mountains, magic palaces and temples and such incredible tales as 'The King of the Toads', 'Vassilissa the Cunning', and 'The Tsar of the Sea' and 'The Feather of Bright Finist the Falcon'.

FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and myth, fantasy and science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic.

About the Author

Ema Lakinska is an associate researcher at the Institute of Macedonian Literature, part of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia. As an INALCO-Paris alumni and present PhD candidate, her research work focuses on Macedonian folk tales and fairy tales, as well as Slavic myths and legends.

Jake Jackson has written, edited and contributed to over 20 books on mythology and folklore. Related works include studies of Babylonian creation myths, the philosophy of time and William Blake's use of mythology in his visionary literature.