Every nation in the world has its own folklore heritage — legends, myths, fairy-tales. In such stories the wisdom of every nation is collected and embodied, although some of the nations have similar tales, especially those who are neighbors. Legend and myths employ elements of supernatural origin: magic, gods, wonderful creatures. Tales are stories that are supposed to teach the coming generations by depicting various situations and various types of behavior demonstrated by the heroes.
Fastrada is a story and simultaneously a german legend of the fourth wife of the mighty monarch Charlemagne. The story narrates about the fact how the Kaiser, Karl received a precious diamond which was later set into a costly chased of the richest gold ring which then was presented to his fair wife, the much-beloved Fastrada. The legend of this diamond even now has a lot of disputes. Some experts consider this diamond as a symbol of true love, others as a symbol of eternal damnation. This legend will definitely will cause a great interest as it touches the real facts of history.