Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Wassilissa the beautiful (& Baba Yaga)

In a faraway kingdom there once lived a merchant and his wife. They had only one daughter, and she was called Wassilissa the Beautiful, because she was. When the girl was eight years old her mother called Wassillisa to her and told the child that she (her mother) was dying, but that she would leave Wassilisa her maternal blessing and …

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Old Rinkrank (with symbol notes)

There was once on a time a King who had a daughter, and he caused a glass mountain to be made, and said that whosoever could cross to the other side of it without falling should have his daughter to wife. Then there was one who loved the King’s daughter, and he asked the King …

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