German Faeries/TalesGermany has adopted
many Mysterious, Legends
and Myths for centuries with
their fairy tales. One
of the most known of the
German fairy tales, were the
Inspired by linguists Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm these
collections of "Marchens".
translated as 'Fairy Tales, also meaning
Fables or Legends from across the German
countryside were was published between 1812
These Grimm Fairy Tales quickly spread worldwide, they have always
delighted both child and adults alike for almost 2centuries...
The German Elves have influenced much of
European folklore and German Literature.
Below are some of the Examples of the influence that
the German folklore had...
Alvan's- Are nearly invisible. These German
the Elbe river which is sacred to these fairies.
They cherish the night time blooms
Dwarfs; These bearded and aged in appearance by the time
Shy because of their deformed appearance. They can be found in the mountain areas of Germany and in Scandinavian mining for precious metals.
Elves/Elfin-Alben; These creatures are quite pretty in their
Merfolk; mermaids and mermen
Moss People; These are beautiful Fairies, with human like tiny
Loreli; In German legend there is a similar creature to the Greek Siren who lives on the rocks of the high banks of the
Rhine River and by
her singing these bird-sirens will lure the sailors for the sea to their deaths.
Kobold; These tiny faeries are small goblin like fairy's
Spirits who can be both helpful and mischievous.
Here are a few fairies for you all to enjoy....