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Undine, or, The spirit of the waters

Undine, or, The spirit of the waters

a drama in three acts

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Published by S. French in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesUndine, The spirit of the waters
Statementby George Soane ; as altered and adapted expressly for representation at Holiday Street Theatre, Baltimore
SeriesFrench"s standard drama -- no. 202, English and American drama of the nineteenth century, French"s standard drama -- no. 202
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination30 p
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15201338M

In ancient Greek philosophy and science, an undine is an elementary spirit of the water. They live within and rule over their element. They are female and often appear in the form of a human woman, but can also assume the shape of a fish or a snake. This translation was first made and published in , from the fourth impression of the Berlin original of

Of Water and the Spirit points out that ritual is the force which can bring power, healing, and community to both the tribal and modern worlds. Some's descriptions of a tribal funeral service and his own journey of initiation make for compelling reading. Undine is a water spirit. She is a daughter of Mediterranian water prince but is raised by a poor fisherman and his wife. Her foster parents had a daughter (named Bertalda) of their own before she was lost at the river on her third birthday. They believe she drowned in the Danube.

Undines--from the Latin root unda, which means "wave"-- are water elementals, or spirits of the water world. Like their fellow elementals--salamanders (fire), sylphs (air), and gnomes (earth)--undines are united with, and personify, their element. The story of Undine, a water spirit in the quest for immortal soul, the story of love, passion, betrayal and revenge, inspired hundreds of artists all over the world. Numerous paintings were made, portraying most powerful scenes from the tale and many illustrations accompanied books with different versions of this novella, which was one of the.


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Undine: The Spirit of the Waters. A Poem [William Hipsley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. About the Book Within Christianity, worship is reverent honor and homage that is paid to God.

Throughout Christianity's history. Etymology. Undine is a term that appears in the alchemical writings of Paracelsus, a Renaissance alchemist and physician. It is derived from the Latin word unda, meaning "wave", and first appears in Paracelsus' book Liber de Nymphis, sylphis, gnomes et salamandris et de caeteris spiritibus, published posthumously in Ondine is an alternative spelling, and has become a female given name.

Undine, Or, the Water-Spirit. Also, Sintram, and His Companions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume is produce 4/5. Undine, also spelled Ondine, mythological figure of European tradition, a water nymph who becomes human when she falls in love with a man but is doomed to die if he is unfaithful to her.

Derived from the Greek figures known as Nereids, attendants of the sea god Poseidon, Ondine was first mentioned in the writings of the Swiss author Paracelsus, who put forth his theory that there are spirits.

Explore the world of the UNDINE the WATER ELEMENTAL being. Enchant a crystal to help you connect with the Undine energy. This page would be a wonderful addition to your Book of Shadows, scrapbook project, Grimoire or Journal. The image is the highest quality dpi JPG and you can print as many as.

Undines—from the Latin root unda, which means “wave”— are water elementals, or spirits of the water world. Like their fellow elementals—salamanders (fire), sylphs (air), and gnomes (earth)—undines are united with, and personify, their element.

Or mentioned in the alchemical works of medieval botanist Paracelsus, undines appear throughout European folklore. Explore the world of the UNDINE the WATER ELEMENTAL being.

Enchant a crystal to help you connect with the Undine energy. Printable Book of Shadows page. With your purchase, you will be able to download a high quality, x 11 inch image. Watermark will NOT appear on your images. Book of Shadows Page, Undine Selkie, Water Spirit, Water Nymph, Elemental Being, Undine Folklore, Undine.

Undine is a fairy-tale novella in which Undine, a water spirit, marries a knight named Huldebrand in order to gain a soul.

It is an early German romance, but likely descended from earlier Continental tales about water-sprites who married mortals, but with conditions that ultimately led to tragedy.

The story was published in English by at least Reviews: Undines are water elementals, the unseen intelligences who allegedly inhabit the element of water. Paracelsus described undines as invisible beings of the water, the Mermaid being the most familiar of them.

Belief in the existence of nature spirits is common to all cultures throughout history. They are said to have been here since the beginning of time, and to have created the landscape of. Undine Synopsis: Undine was written by the German writer Friedrich Heinrich Karl De La Motte Fouqué and was published in It is a romance and fairytale about a water spirit named Undine.

She is adopted by an old fisherman and his wife when they lose their daughter in the lake/5(). Jun 8, - Explore the world of the UNDINE the WATER ELEMENTAL being.

Enchant a crystal to help you connect with the Undine energy. This page would be a wonderful addition to your Book of Shadows, scrapbook project, Grimoire or Journal. The image is the highest quality dpi JPG and you can print as many as. She’s able to love, but she’s still an inhuman water spirit.

After her marriage, she seems even stronger and more magical: she can carve a stone with her fingers and calm flood waters. One of the things I liked best about this book was watching Undine's transformation.

She starts out as a Manic Pixie Dream Girl, but she ends up as a. Undine, F. De La Motte Fouque, MacmillanFirst Edition Antique Book Illustrated by Rosie Pitman Water Spirit Elemental Knight Romance BourneBooks 5 out of 5 stars () £ Favourite.

Trailer for a collaboration with Syzygy Ensemble as part of the Metropolis New Music Festival. At once beautiful, protective, seductive, and dangerous, the water spirit Mami Wata (Mother Water) is celebrated throughout much of Africa and the African Atlantic.

A rich array of arts surrounds her, as well as a host of other aquatic spirits--all honoring the essential, sacred nature of water. Rooted in medieval legend, the story of Undine—a mortal but soulless sea spirit—gained prominence in the s through historical fiction and opera.

Chauncey Ives depicts the tale’s dramatic climax: Undine rises from the water to take revenge on her unfaithful husband. Undine, or The spirit of the waters: a celebrated romantic story by La Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich Heinrich Karl,Freiherr de, ; Cruikshank, Robert,egr ; Hodgson & Co.

(Publishers). Some of the water spirits in traditional African religion include. Mami Wata is a transcultural pantheon of water spirits and deities of the African the many names associated with Mami Wata spirits and goddess, see Names of Mami Wata.; Owu Mmiri of some riverine people of Nigeria are often described as mermaid-like spirit of water.; A jengu (plural miengu) is a water spirit in.

Undine is an early German romance fairy-tale novella by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué – and an extremely popular book since its publication inmore than years ago. Just 30 short years after its first publication, it was said that you could find a copy of Undine in any library.

George MacDonald, author of At the Back of the North Wind and Phantastes called Undine the most beautiful. Get this from a library. Undine, or, The spirit of the waters: a drama in three acts. Book 1 The Watchers Book 2 Parables Book 3 Astronomy Behold the summer and the winter, how the whole earth is filled with water, and clouds and dew and rain lie upon it.

Chapter 3 7 one of the holy angels, who is set over the spirits, who sin in the spirit. Gabriel, one of the holy 8 angels, who is over Paradise and the serpents and the.During the course of the conversation, I asked the leading one among them about the Lord’s word concerning the water and the Spirit in John He answered by giving a very strange, peculiar, and extraordinary explanation of the words “born of water.” He said that the water in signifies the water in the womb of our mother.Part of the Philosophia Magna, this book was first printed in after Paracelsus' death.

He wrote the book to "describe the creatures that are outside the cognizance of the light of nature, how they are to be understood, what marvellous works God has created". Gnome, being of earth Undine, being of water Sylph, being of air Salamander.