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Roumanian Fairy Tales and Legends

by Mrs. E. B. Mawr


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This is a collection of fairy tales, legends, and historical tales from Romania, written during the 19th century.

Title Page

Fairy Tales

The Slippers of the Twelve Princesses
The Ungrateful Wood-Cutter
The Hermit's Foundling with the Golden Hair
The Daughter of the Rose
The Twelve-Headed Griffin
Vasilica The Brave
Handsome is as Handsome Does
The Fisherman and the Boyard's Daughter


Manioli, A Legend of the 13th Century
The Fortress of Poinarii
The Gentle Shepherd

Historic Tales

Death of Constantin II. Brancovan
The Mother of Stephen the Great