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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2107 Ilmari
2107 Ilmari (1941 VA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 12, 1941 by L. Oterma at Turku.
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...
Aarnivalkea
The Aarnivalkea, in Finnish mythology, are spots where an eternal flame associated with will o' the wisps burns. They are claimed to mark the places where faerie gold is buried. They are protected by ...
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.
Hammaspeikko
Hammaspeikko, Finnish for "tooth troll", is a metaphorical device for explaining tooth decay (caries) to children. Eating candy lures tooth trolls, which drill holes into teeth and look scary. Brushin...
Pohjola
Pohjola or Pohja is a location in Finnish mythology, sometimes translated in English as Northland or Pohjoland. It is one of the two main polarities in the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, along w...
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Noita
Noita is the Finnish word for witch and may refer to:
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.
Haltija
A tomte, nisse or tomtenisse (Sweden) ([ˈtɔ̀mːtɛ]), nisse (Norway and Denmark) ([ˈnìsːɛ] or [ˈnesə], Danish plural nisser) or haltija (Finland) is a mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore ty...
Ukonvasara
Ukonvasara, or Ukonkirves, is the symbol and magical weapon of the Finnish thunder god Ukko, similar to Thor's Mjolnir. Ukonvasara means hammer of Ukko; similarly, Ukonkirves means axe of Ukko. It was...
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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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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...
Lauri Honko
Lauri Honko (born in Hanko 6 March 1932, died in Turku 15 July 2002) was a professor of folklore studies and comparative religion.
Honko was a disciple of Martti Haavio. The title of his doctoral ...
Metsänpeitto
Metsänpeitto (lit. forest cover) is a phenomenon found in Finnish folklore. It was used to describe people or domestic animals who went missing in nature for unexplained reasons.People "covered by for...