Legend - Examples of Famous Legends

Examples of Famous Legends

  • Atlantis
  • The founding of Tenochtitlan, Aztec Capital
  • Big Foot
  • Cenodoxus, or the Damnation of the Good Doctor of Paris, told as an event justifying the sanctification of St Bruno
  • Celtic Legends
  • El Dorado
  • Fountain of Youth
  • Helen of Troy and the Trojan War
  • King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
  • Legends of Africa
  • Loch Ness Monster
  • Odysseus
  • Philosopher's stone
  • Robin Hood
  • Romulus and Remus and the founding of Rome
  • Shangri-La
  • Táin Bó Flidhais
  • Vlad the Impaler; stories of his cruelty have attained legendary status, most likely spread after his death by his enemies.
  • William Tell

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