- Catalan hunter-king meets Hungarian stag-princess
A Catalan/Southern Occitan folksong about a Hungarian princess appears to borrow Hungary’s foundational myth.
- King of Spain
When I went back to live in Ingerland a few years ago, it took a month before I felt I knew
- Richard and the lion’s heart: the truth
So Richard Cœur-de-Lion owed his name to bravery in battle? Hmmm, because Robert Chambers‘ 1869 Book of Days, pillaging a medieval
- El gallito inglés / le coq anglais
Proud English cock, limp Latin hen: the binary opposition of English and Spanish fowls as a metaphor for the contrast between
- (illustration for previous post)
The scan below (100K) is of the front cover of Gil de Rusena’s El Memorialista Català, cited in the previous post.