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Romanic folktales

Romanic languages all come from ancient Latin language. The Latins were an Italian tribe who spread their language and culture throughout Europe.

The collection of Romanic folktales consists of five books with 110 folktales: 55 Spanish and Portuguese folktales, 32 Italian folktales, 18 Romanian folktales and five long French folktales.

Tales from the Lands of Nuts and Grapes
Spanish and Portuguese Folklore

Notes: The book contains 21 folktales from Spain and Portugal.

Author: Charles Sellers
Published: 1888
Publisher: Field & Tuer, The Leadenhall Press, E.C.
Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Hamilton, Adams & Co., London

The Islands of Magic
Legends, Folk and Fairy Tales from the Azores

Notes: The book contains 34 folktales from the Azores (Portugal).

Author: Elsie Spicer Eells
Published: 1922
Publisher: Hardcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., New York

Old French fairy tales

Notes: The book contains 5 long French folktales. Each story has several chapters.

Author: Comtesse de Ségur
Published: 1920
Publisher: The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia

Stories from Pentamerone

Notes: The book contains 32 Italian folktales. The collection "Il Pentamerone" was first published at Naples by Giambattista Basile, who is believed to have collected them chiefly in Crete and Venice.

Author: Giambattista Basile
Published: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown

Roumanian Fairy Tales

Notes: The book contains 18 Romanian folktales.

Author: Various
Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
Editor: J. M. Percival
Published: 1885
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York

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