Credits and sources


Some parts of my site is borrowed from books as well as my own research over the years. Some of the sources are listed below.

Ghosts and Hauntings | Myths and Legends | The Legend of King Arthur | Images


GHOSTS AND HAUNTINGS

  • Phantom Encounters
    Mysteries of the Unknown, Time-Life Books, 1998

Related links

  • TAPS - The Atlantic Paranormal Society


THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR

The list is incomplete. See Arthurian literature as well.

  • Arthurian Name Dictionary
    Christopher W. Bruce, (1998). With special thanks! =)

  • Arthurian Companions
    Phyllis Ann Karr (1997).

  • A Companion to Arthurian and Celtic Myths and Legends
    Mike Dixon-Kennedy (2006).

  • Gerald of Wales
    Translation by Lewis Thorpe.

  • The History of the Kings of Britain
    Geoffrey of Monmouth (1966).

  • The Illustraded Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legend
    Ronan Coghlan (2002).

  • The World of King Arthur
    Christopher Snyder (2000).

  • Merlin, Priest of Nature
    Jean Markale (1995).

  • Merlin's Tomb
    Translated from Le tour de Brocéliande, a tourist publication published by the Comité F.F.R.P. d'Ille-et-Vilaine.

  • Tales from King Arthur
    Edited by Andrew Lang (1993).

  • Alliterative Morte Arthur
    (maybe c. 1400). A poem, composed in Middle English, consisting of 4346 lines and dealing with Arthur's Roman war, Mordred's rebellion and Arthur's final battle.

  • Annales Cambriae
    (tenth century). A set of Welsh annals which mention the battles of Badon and Camlann, and also that Arthur and Mordred fell in the battle of Camlann.

  • Arthur and Gorlagon
    (thirteenth century). A Latin work which features a werewolf.

  • Arthour and Merlin
    (fourteenth century). English poem.

  • Beroul (twelfth century)
    A French writer, author of Anglo-Norman Tristan romance.

  • Birth of Arthur
    (fourteenth century). A Welsh work which gives unusual details about Arthur's family.

  • Boece, Hector
    (died 1536). A Scottish historian. His Scotonum Historia contains some Arthurian information written from an anti King Arthur standpoint.

  • Childe Rowland
    A medieval Scottish ballad telling of the rescue of Arthur's daughter, Ellen, from an Otherworld prison by her brother Rowland. The ballad is quoted (or perhaps misquoted) by Shakespeare.

  • Chrétien de Troyes
    (twelfth century). A French poet, of whom few biographical details survive. He wrote several Arthurian romances: Le chevalier de charette (also called Lancelot), Cligés, Le chevalier au lion (also called Yvain), Le conte de graal (also called Perceval) and Erec et Enide.

  • Claris et Laris
    (thirteenth century). French verse romance.

  • Continuations of Chrétien.
    Because Chrétien left Le conte de graal unfinished it inspired various continuations. The first continuation appeared about 1200, the second continuation in the thirteenth century. There were also continuations by Gerbert and Manessier which also appeared in the thirteenth century.

  • Culhwch and Olwen
    (pre-eleventh century). A complex and possibly incomplete Welsh romance, part of the Mabinogion, telling of Culhwch's attempts to carry out various tasks in order to win the hand of Olwen.

  • De Ortu Waluuanii
    A Latin romance of uncertain date, concerning the adventures of Gawain as a young man.

  • Didot Perceval
    (c. 1200). A French prose romance telling of Perceval's quest for the Grail.

  • Dream of Rhonabwy
    A Welsh romance in the Mabinogion.

  • Dryden, John (1631-1700)
    An English poet whose opera, King Arthur (1691), borrows little from Arthurian legend, having Arthur in love with a blind girl, Emmeline, who is also loved by Arthur's enemy, the Saxon, Oswald. The music for the opera was by Henry Purcell (died 1695).

  • Due Tristani
    (1551). An Italian romance which gives details of the son and daughter of Tristan and Iseult.

  • The Arthurian Court List in Culhwch and Olwen
    Morris Collins, The Camelot Project, 2004.

  • The Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens
    Mike Ashley (2012)

  • ParanormalDatabase.com
    Haunted location (Moel Arthur).


MYTHS AND LEGENDS

  • Demons
    Demonoloatry.com

  • Devil and Satan
    A Devilish Visit, translated by Veronica from a weekly Swedish magazine called "Hemmets Veckotidning" (1998).
    Things That Never Were, Michael Page and Robert Ingpen.

  • Elves and Fairies
    The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies, Robert Kirk and Andrew Lang [Cosimo, Inc 2005].

  • Lilith the Demon Queen
    Lilith's Cave: Jewish tales of the supernatural, edited by Howard Schwartz (1988)

  • Monsters
    Mythical Monsters, Charles Gould (1995)
    The Impossible Zoo, Leo Ruickbie (2016)

  • Vampires
    The Real Vampire: Magic, Witchcraft and Religion, Paul Barber.

  • Werewolves
    Peter Stubbe: Montague Summers, The Werewolf (New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1934), pp. 253-259. I have modernized the spelling, but have left unchanged various grammatical inconsistencies. Summers' source is a black-letter pamphlet printed in London in 1590. Only two copies of this pamphlet are known to exist, one in the British Museum and one in the Lambeth Library.


IMAGES on Nightbringer.se
I'm not listing all the pictures, just giving credits to the artists.

  • 3D-Studio-images made by Tyrfingr   [ 1  |  2  | 3  |  4  ]

  • Cabral, Cruelo

  • Caldwell, Clyde

  • Cleavenger, Dorian

  • Freud

  • Maitz, Don

  • Royo, Julie and Louis