Polish tales and legends. Europa issues.
It is said that during Saint John's Eve (the shortest night of the year), the fern's flower may be found. According to legend, whoever finds the fern will soon find great treasures.
Warszawa is Polish for Warsaw. Warszawa got its name from two fishermen called Wars and Sawa, who were twins. According to legend. the mermaid Syrena lived in the river Vistula. She predicted the founding of Warsaw by Wars and Sawa.
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The legend of Syrena (www.260sigsqnsam.abelgratis.co.uk)
Europa postage stamp