Mythical Creatures from Medieval Folklore

Mythical creatures have played a part in storytelling since words were first exchanged around campfires. While people have changed and fluctuated through time, there are many creatures that survived the generations and are still known today. Medieval folklore specifically has many terrifying creatures with lessons to share with anyone brave enough to listen.

Ogre

Manticore

Basilisk

Mermaid

Pard

Sea Monk

Wyvern

Elves

Whatever their true origin, it is clear that medieval Europe’s mythical creatures hold a significant place in legendary history. The intrigue of these creatures remains strong today, inspiring research, fiction, television, and film.

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