Drachen, Mythen und Legenden

Monster und Fabelwesen sind schon immer Teil unserer Literatur und Kultur gewesen.

colour illustration of a woman wearing a dress standing near a dressed bear which stands on its hind legs
Beauty and the Beast

Meet the female authors and illustrators who brought the fairy tale to life

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Here be dragons

Dragons have been part of our literature and folklore as far back as we can remember.

Monstrous musical instruments

Musical instruments transformed into dragons, monsters or other legendary creatures.

Dragons in myth and science

In Europe and the Middle East the dragon was a legendary creature of evil. But are the dragons of myth based on reality?

Rising from the deep: sea monsters!

At the edges of the known world, in the depths of the seas, great monsters lurk. Based on myths and travellers' tales artists and mapmakers gave them form.

Medieval beasts

Depictions of animals in mediaeval times required a good memory - and, occasionally, a vivid imagination.


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Funny Creatures of Fantasyland

English, Language subjects - Lower secondary, Primary school

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Dragon Tales in Europe

Art, English, History, STEAM - Upper secondary

Märchenland Deutschland – Germany: The Land of Fairy Tales

English, Language subjects - Secondary school

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Don’t be afraid to be afraid

History, Art, Language subjects - Upper Secondary

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Monstrous creatures

Art, English, Language subjects - Upper secondary