Living Lore

The Sourcebook of Medieval Legend

Living Lore at a Glance

  • Bring the legends to life with this collection of myths adapted for use in your Ars Magica fourth edition games.
  • With thirty-nine detailed myths to choose from, you’re certain to find something that fits your saga.
  • Fill in gaps in your story with visits to mythic locations, chats with familiar figures, and the discovery of well-known items of power.

True Legends: More about Living Lore

Bring familiar legends to life with this Ars Magica fourth edition supplement. Living Lore collects legends of Mythic Europe and provides the mechanics and story elements necessary to integrate them into your saga.

Visit enchanted locations like Beowulf’s barrow. Meet mythic figures like Taliesin, Chief of Bards. Search for holy relics such as the relics of Saint Mary Magdalene. Bring these legends and more to life with Living Lore.

Living Lore is out of print and only available in PDF. It requires Ars Magica fourth edition to play.

Living Lore: Contents

  • Introduction
  • Places of Enchantment
  • Characters and Treasures
  • The Hand of God
  • The Western Ocean


  • 2004 Out of the Box Award Honorable Mention – Best Supplement.

Vital Stats

Authors: Robert Angeloni, Keith Baker, Niall Christie, Erik Dahl, Rich Evans, Timothy Ferguson, Adam Gauntlett, Nathan Hook, Eric Kouris, James Maliszewski, Patrick Murphy, Matt Ryan, and Sheila Thomas
MSRP: $29.95 (hardcover, out of print), $14.95 (PDF)
Atlas Stock #: AG0272
Barcode: 1-58978-048-5
Format: 168 pages, 8.5” x 11”, case bound
Release Date: February 2004