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section of sacred-texts archives the rich literature of Sagas and
Legends. These are mostly (but not all) from Northern Europe, and
primarily based on legendary events and people from the Middle Ages.
Many of these narratives are based on archetypal stories that date even
further back in time.
Teutonic Myth and Legend by Donald Mackenzie 
The 1001 Arabian Nights (Burton, tr.) This is an
'unexpurgated' version, translated from the Arabic by the Orientalist
Sir Richard Burton.
1001 Arabian Nights (Lang, ed.) This
is a version suitable for Victorian children, translated and abridged
from the French version of Galland by the folklorist Andrew Lang.
The Hero of Esthonia by W. F. Kirby  (2 vols)
This includes a extensive 'prose outline'
of the Estonian national epic, the Kalevipoeg, and some
by Frances Jenkins Olcott 
This is a diverse collection of folklore,
retold for young readers, from the Baltic region, including Finland.
order to deal properly with this extensive subject, all of the Celtic
texts and books now have their own page. Topics include:
From the Russian by Verra Xenophontovna Kalamatiano de
of the Russian People by W.R.S.
A treasure trove of Russian and Slavic
folklore, mythology and tradition. Covers pre-Christian Slavic
Fairy Tales and Legends by E.B.
A small collection of Romanian folk tales
and historical legends.
Ballads of Servia by George Rapnall
Noyes and Leonard Bacon 
Translations of Serbian oral poetry.
Russian Folk-Life by Donald A.
The Key of
Gold: 23 Czech Folk Tales By Josef
of the texts and books about England also now have their own page.
Kalevala is the national saga of Finland. Pieced together (and
embellished) by Elias Lönnrot from traditional storytellers in the late
19th Century, the tales which constitute the Kalevala show signs of
(English) John Martin Crawford, tr. 
This etext was the first English version
of the Kalevala available on the Internet
Kalevala (Finnish) This etext is
from the Runeberg project.
Wizards by Frances Jenkins Olcott
This includes a section on Finnish
This saga depicts a pivotal episode in
the conflict between the Islamic and Christian world in the late Middle
Wagner's Ring of the Niblung translated by
Margaret Armour; Illustrations by Arthur Rackham .
This is an excellent translation of the
librettos of Richard Wagner's operas Siegfried and Die
Götterdammerung (Twilight of the Gods),
The Nibelungenlied is derived from the
Ancient Norse Eddas. The Nibelungenlied also
supplied source material for Wagner's Ring opera cycle.
by Rudolph Baumbach, Translated by
Helen B. Dole 
of the texts and books about Icelandic lore now have their own page.
The Shah Namah
from the Norse by George Dasent 
Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus
or The Chronicle of the Kings of Norway by Snorri Sturlson. tr. Samuel Laing 
Romances of Spain By Lewis Spence 
The Lay of the
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