Finnish mythology
Finnish mythology is a commonly applied description of the folklore of Finnish paganism, of which a modern revival is practiced by a small percentage of the Finnish people. It has many features shared...
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Tuonela
Tuonela is the realm of the dead or the Underworld in Finnish and Estonian mythology. Tuonela, Tuoni, Manala and Mana are used synonymously. In Estonian mythology, it is called Toonela or Manala.Accor...
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Finnish paganism
Finnish paganism was the indigenous pagan religion in Finland, Estonia and Karelia prior to Christianization. It was a polytheistic religion, worshipping a number of different deities. The principal g...
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Kalevala
The Kalevala (/ˌkɑːləˈvɑːlə/; [ˈkɑle̞ʋɑlɑ]) is a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology.It is regarded as the national epic of...
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Etiäinen
In Finnish folklore, all places and things, and also human beings, have a haltija (a genie, guardian spirit) of their own. One such haltija is called etiäinen — an image, doppelgänger or just a...
Luotes
Luotes are magic words of Finnish Kalevala meteric incantation. Possibly luotes have been needed only for most powerful incantations, in which case they have denated especially holy words. Different i...
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Hiisi
Hiisi (plural hiidet) is a term in Baltic-Finnic folklore, originally denoting sacred localities and later on various types of mythological entity. In Christian-influenced later folklore, they are dep...
Näkki
In Finnish mythology, a Näkki (Estonian: Näkk) is a Neck, a shapeshifting water spirit who usually appears in human form, that resides in murky pools, wells, docks, piers and under bridges that cr...
Kalevi (mythology)
Kaleva - also known as Kalevi or Kalev - is an ancient Finnish ruler, known from the Finnish epic Kalevala. Kaleva and his sons are important heroic figures in Estonian, Finnish and Karelian mytholog...
Antero Vipunen
Antero Vipunen is a giant who figures in Finnish mythology and Kalevala folk poetry. He is buried underground and possesses some very valuable ancient incantations.The god-hero Väinämöinen has an inca...
Menninkäinen
In Finnish mythology and lore, a menninkäinen is believed to be a leprechaun-like inhabitant of the forests. Fairy tale depictions often involve riddling, dominance struggles and favors elicited. Menn...
Finnic mythologies
Finnic mythologies are the various mythologies of the Finnic peoples , such as the Volga Finns, Baltic Finns, Permians, and Sami.The mythologies of the Finno-Lappic speakers have some common aspects; ...
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1454 Kalevala
1454 Kalevala (1936 DO) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 16, 1936 by Yrjö Väisälä at Turku.
Noita
Noita is the Finnish word for witch and may refer to:
Lalli
Lalli is an apocryphal character from Finnish history. According to legend, he killed Bishop Henry on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland on January 20, 1156. Lalli is often referred as a first Fi...
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Emil Liljeblad
Karl Emil Liljeblad (27 February 1876 Oulu – 27 July 1937) was a Finnish pastor, vicar, missionary and educator, and during his final years, a researcher in Folkloristics.
Liljeblad was born in Ou...
Finnish neopaganism
Finnish Neopaganism, or the Finnish native faith (Finnish: Suomenusko: "Finnish Faith") is the contemporary Neopagan revival of Finnish paganism, the pre-Christian polytheistic ethnic religion of ...
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3606 Pohjola
3606 Pohjola (1939 SF) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 19, 1939 by Y. Vaisala at Turku.
Lempo
Lempo is a sort of fiend from Finnish folklore and mythology. Lempo is the god of love and fertility in Finnish mythology.After Christianity came to Finland, the reputation of Lempo worsened: (s)he is...
Rauni (deity)
Rauni is a name for a being in Finnish mythology. The exact role and identity of Rauni is debated, and theories range from Rauni having been a mother goddess and consort of Ukko to being identified wi...
Ior Bock
Ior Bock ([iːor bok]; originally Bror Holger Svedlin; 17 January 1942 – 23 October 2010) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish tour guide, actor, mythologist and eccentric. Ior Bock was a colourful media per...
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Elias Lönnrot
Elias Lönnrot ([ˈɛlias ˈlœnruːt]; 9 April 1802 – 19 March 1884) was a Finnish physician, philologist and collector of traditional Finnish oral poetry. He is best known for compiling Kalevala, the nati...
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Mythologia Fennica
Mythologia Fennica (Finnish mythology) is a book written by Cristfried Ganander. The book contains extensive explanations regarding Finnish mythology and is often seen as a dictionary. The book was pu...
Joulupukki
Joulupukki is a Finnish Christmas figure. The name "Joulupukki" literally means "Christmas goat" or "Yule Goat" in Finnish; the word pukki comes from the Teutonic root bock, which is a cognate of the ...
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