This beautiful, illustrated book recounts the many heroes and legends of Serbian folklore. Beginning with a historical overview of the country's key characters, themes, and superstitions, it also includes prose translations of many Serbian folk ballads.
A treat for fans of mythology and fairy tales, and a glimpse into the poetic soul of a country little known to most westerners.
WOISLAV M. PETROVITCH (1885?-1934) was an attaché to the Serbian Royal Legation to the Court of St. James's, and a translator. He also wrote Serbia: Her People, History and Aspirations and Key to the Serbian Conversation Grammar.