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A Garland of Legends and Folk Tales from Ukraine Bocheck In Poland Fairy Tales of Eastern Europe
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A Garland of Legends and Folk Tales from Ukraine Bocheck In Poland This rich collection of folktales reflects the local and regional flavor of the Slavic people, although the same plots, motifs and structural elements occur in stories told around the world.
Adapted and retold in English by O. Stratiy and
Illustrated by M. Dutka
by Josepha K. Contoski Retold by Joanne Asala
Gdansk City Hall Lions - Lwy Z Gdanskiego Ratusza Legendary Cracow - Legendary Krakow Legendary Cracow - Tales Known And Unknown
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The Crest And Shield of the city of Gdansk appears on top of the city hall.  But why is it that both lions face each other yet both are looking in the same direction?  A most interesting tale explains why the sculptor really did it intentionally. Legendary Cracow - Legendary Krakow - Bilingual In this collection the reader will find a number of the popular legends, with which every Pole is familiar in their early childhood. But, there are also included here some lesser known tales, covered with the dust of time,
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Legends of Poland: A Feast at Wierzynek's Legends of Poland: Lech, Czech, and Rus Legends of Poland: Legend of Brave Wanda
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This is the story of how the Polish King Casimir the Great settled a dispute between the German Emperor and the King of Hungary and their subsequent celebration at Poland's most famous restaurant. The famous story of the three brothers who founded the Slavic nations of Poland, Czech and Russia. Legends of Poland: Legend of Brave Wanda
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Legends of Poland: Legend of Cracow Pigeons Legends of Poland: Legend of Two Brothers and Two Towers Legends of Poland: Mystery of the Cracked Bell
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Legends of Poland: Legend of Cracow Pigeons As the legend goes, the two towers of St. Mary's Church in Cracow were constructed by two brothers competing to be the best.  This tale answers the question why the towers not the same height. Legends of Poland: Mystery of the Cracked Bell
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Legends of Poland: Pan Twardowski Legends of Poland: St. Mary's Clock - Zegar Mariacki Legends of Poland: The Basilisk - Bazyliszek
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The classic tale of Pan Twardowski who makes a deal with the devil.  Did you know he is the man on the moon? The great clock in St. Mary's Church in Gdansk has a most intriguing history and is said to to have been cursed.  Read the legend and history of this most wondrous clock. Legends of Poland: The Bazyliszek.  The legendary dragon with the head of a rooster is finally defeated by a poor cobbler's apprentice.
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Legends Of Poland: The Battle of Grunwald - Bitwa pod Grunwaldem Legends Of Poland: The Battle of Oliva - Bitwa pod Oliwa Legends Of Poland: The Battle of Raclawice - Bitwa pod Raclawicami
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The story of the historic Battle of Grunwald on July 15, 1410 which resulted in victory for the combined armies of Poland and Lithuania over the Knights of the Teutonic Order. It was the biggest and the last naval battle of the Polish royal navy, but it brought a victory over a Swedish squadron.  It took place on 28 November 1627 during the Polish-Swedish War outside Danzig (Gdansk) harbour near Oliva (Oliwa) The Battle of Raclawice was one of the first battles of the Polish Kosciuszko Uprising against Russia. It was fought on April 4, 1794 near the village of Raclawice in Lesser Poland
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Legends Of Poland: The Defense of Jasna Gora - Obrona Jasnej Gory Legends of Poland: The Legend of King Sigismund's Alchemy - ALchemia Krola Zygmunta Legends of Poland: The Legend Of Nawojka - Legenda O Nawojce
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The story of the historic defense of the monastary at Jasna Gora and the  subsequent victory of the Poles over the Swedes. The Polish king's attempts to make gold prove disastrous yet enlightening. Nawojka lived in Krakow and was was threatened with the stake for studying!  The story has a good ending that will endear girls to follow their quest for knowledge. In fact, the first women's residence at the famous Jagiellonian University bears her name!
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Legends of Poland: The Legend of Popiel and the Mice Legends of Poland: The Legend Of Queen Hedwig - Legenda O Krolowej Jadwidze Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Adalbert - Legendy O Swietych Wojciechu
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The cruel Prince Popiel and his wife pay for their misdeeds by being eaten by mice. Queen Jadwiga lived in Krakow and was married to King Wladyslaw Jagiello. Many miracles are associated with the good Queen's reign and here a few are retold.  Beautifully illustrated and written in three languages, Polish, English and German. Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Adalbert - Legendy O Swietych Wojciechu
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Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Kinga - Legenda O Swietej Kindze Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Stanislaus - Legenda O Swietym Stanislawie Legends of Poland: The Legend of the Bugler of Cracow
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Legends of Poland: The Legend of Saint Kinga This is based on the true story of the martyrdom of the Bishop of Krakow at the hand of King Boleslaus the Brave. This is the story of the Cracow bugler who still plays his warning tune today from the tower of the  Church of St. Mary.  Poland's most famous legend.
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Legends of Poland: The Legend of the Golden Duck Legends of Poland: The Legend of the Wawel Dragon Legends Of Poland: The Legend Of The Wawel Heads - Legenda O Glowach Wawelskich
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Jacob finds the Golden Duck who reward him with riches but it is a beggar that reminds him that true treasure in not enchanted gold but a generous spirit and hard work. A poor Cracow shoemaker devises an ingenious way to defeat the the Cracow dragon. The Legend Of The Wawel Heads
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