You have the great opportunity to acquaint with the oral history and traditions of different world cultures through the collection of Folk-lore and Legends. At all times folklore allows people to give meaning to their lives and their surroundings, so it is passed down from generation to generation and is kept active by the people in the culture. The different historical backgrounds and traditions are reflected in music, stories, history, legends, and myths, so the variety of legends and fairy tales serves the favorable source for the knowledge of diverse world cultures.
The Hunter Hackelnberg is a legendary character, bewritten frequently in a German folk literature. In the lifetime he was the Head of Royal Hunt, but because of the arrogance he was fated to eternal hunt in the mountains in form of the shadow after the death. There are many legends about the Hunter Hackelnberg, told by the wanderers, who met him. This story is one of them.
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