A new fairy tale from the High Middle Ages. Sir Mauzibauz, the talking cat, and his friends save Rosenau Castle. This story takes place around 1200 in the Siebengebirge.
The old legend about the Maiden of Rosenau comes here in a new version. The Counts of Rosenau were members of the lower aristocracy, and it was no secret that they were deeply in debt. The present Count of the Rosenau, a ruffian and lout, wanted to solve the problem by marrying into money.
A traditional legend from the Middle Ages in the Siebengebirge. Liba of Ölberg and her love Werner g0t caught between the political fronts. Back then, Kunibert, the Lord of Ölberg, fought with the Archbishop of Cologne, Engelbert, over predominance in the Siebengebirge.
The old legend of the Reclused of Nonnenstromberg comes here in a new version, honoring the two ladies’ fighting spirit. It takes place in the time of the crusades, around 1195. Like many other knights from the Rhineland, Buchenhard, the Lord of Ölberg, had taken the cross and left for Palestine with the Emperor. He was reported missing.
A traditional legend from the time of the crusaders, about the Maiden of Löwenburg and her fiancé. Many knights from the Rhineland were fighting in the Holy Land. Back home, their families and friends were worrying and praying for them.
This traditional legend about Hedwig of Wolkenburg takes place in the time of the crusades. Many knights left their families and friends to re-conquer Jerusalem, leaving their families and friends behind.
The tale about the Curse of Geisberg ist about two brothers on Wolkenburg Castle, and a terrible curse that takes us to Mount Geisberg. Literally translated, Geisberg means goat hill. We do not not know where it comes from. The old Count of Wolkenburg had two sons: Rigobert and Guldenhard. Rigobert, the elder son and heir to the castle, had […]
A new legend from the Middle Ages in the Siebengebirge. Thanks to a dragon lady, Christmas on the Drachenfels is a happy occasion in the midst of worries and hardships. It takes place in the time of the crusades. Many knights from the Rhineland taken the cross and followed Emperor Friedrich I. Barbarossa to Palestine. Some of them had not […]
Let us first look with the monk of Heisterbach into the Bible, New Testament, 2nd epistle of Peter. “But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.”