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Legend about women fighting men

Can you imagine an army of women? Fighting against men? And winning? Yes, it happened. At least the legends says so. It is connected with the famous Libuše– maybe you remember the presentation about her in previous posts here. If you want to know more download Legend-of-Girls-War.

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If you can understand Czech you can watch a funny theatre play based on the legend.

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THE LEGEND OF THE MASTER BUILDER MANOLE

Curtea de Arges Monastery

The legend says that Prince Negru Voda (Radu Negru) the founder of Wallachia, with nine great masters and Manole the tenth, were looking down Arges river for a place to build the most beautiful monastery. During construction, because the walls of the monastery would continuously crumble, the Prince threatened to kill Manole and his workers. Continue reading “THE LEGEND OF THE MASTER BUILDER MANOLE”

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THE LEGEND OF THE LADY’S ROCKS FROM RARAU MOUNTAINS

Lady,s Rocks ,Rarău Montain

In 1538, when Moldova was ruled by Petru Rares, the Turks led by Suleiman the Magnificent attacked the fortress of Suceava. Petru Rares, betrayed by his boyars, went wandering over the mountains and his wife, Elena, took shelter in the caves and rocks from the top of Rarau Mountains, along with her son Stefanita and a part of her fortune. Continue reading “THE LEGEND OF THE LADY’S ROCKS FROM RARAU MOUNTAINS”

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Mysteries and legends

We had a great art workshop connected with legends following great Czech presentation on 21 March, Open Days at our school for students from middle schools. They were under impression of our activities and joined us.We talked and painted the characters from diffrent legends. We were focused on Romania and the legend about Dracula and a beautiful castle in Bran. Students prepared a nice quiz to find out something about our legends and Dracula.See you in Romania very soon. quiz about legends

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Legends and mysteries

Jurataobraz

Another interesting legend connected with the sea and the place we will definitely visit when you come to Poland.

A legend about Jurata
Jurata owes its name to the legendary queen who fell in love with a local fisherman. Some argue that Jurata was a siren, others believe it to be the queen of the sea. It was the name of a Lithuanian goddess of the Baltic Sea.

Jurata lived on the seabed in the amber palace. She ruled in the depths, but also was favorable to fishermen. When she learned that Kastytis  a fisherman caught too many fish, she decided to punish him. She swam to his boat, but when she saw him, immediately fell in love with him. She forgot about the punishment and took  the fisherman with her to her underwater palace. They lived there happily until the moment when she learned about the mortal god Perkun. Jealous of beautiful Jurata, lightning crashed amber castle, and his mistress chained chains to the bottom of the sea.

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