BeePost 2022 LT Christmas. Lithuania [2 M/S 6 x 1v]
BeePost 2022 LT Christmas. Lithuania 2022 Europa Myths & Legends Christmas Beepost (Grand Duke Gediminas c. 1275–1341, Gediminas Tower) Background info: The legend about the founding of Vilnius. After the successful hunt in the Valley of Šventaragis, near where Vilnia River flows into Neris River, the Grand Duke Gediminas dreamed of a huge Iron Wolf howling at the moon on top of a hill. The pagan priest Lizdeika explained that the Iron Wolf represented a castle and a city which would be established by Gediminas on this site. Gediminas, obeying the will of gods, built the city and named it Vilnius – after Vilnia River; (Vytautas the Great c. 1350–1430, Trakai Castle) Background info: The legend about the ghost of Duke Vytautas in Trakai Castle. According to the legend if in a bright full-moon night you sat on the other shore of the lake Galvė, opposite the Trakai Castle – a home to all the Grand Dukes of Lithuania – you might see Grand Duke Vytautas, one of the most prominent and important figures in Lithuanian history, over the tower before dawn. One who is lucky enough to see the Grand Duke’s ghost will have good luck throughout the year. [2 M/S 6 x 1v] Šie BeePost kolekciniai lapeliai nėra AB “Lietuvos pašto” pašto ženklai ir nėra tinkami AB “Lietuvos paštas” paslaugoms apmokėti.