Kati Torkko

Kati Torkko

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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 portrayed in the folklore usually as erratic spirit, as love can be capricious, even dangerous, and it could even take control of a being and turn them to destruction.

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Myths, Culture and Feelings from the Ancient Finland    "Finns have the power of darkness, Finns are wizards  This was the cry of the Viking warriors who feared nothing...  nothing but the power of the Finns in their dark forests."

Myths, Culture and Feelings from the Ancient Finland "Finns have the power of darkness, Finns are wizards This was the cry of the Viking warriors who feared nothing. nothing but the power of the Finns in their dark forests.

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 cross rivers.

In Finnish mythology, a Näkki (Estonian: Näkk) is a Neck, a shapeshifting water…

Battered by time and nature,  this is still a beautiful example of an early medieval Viking sword from Finland.

Battered by time and nature, this is still a beautiful example of an early medieval Viking sword from Finland.

Rahko, a creature of Finnish mythology, is associated with the waning of the moon.Rahko is found mainly in Northern Finland thief storiesThe bright light of the moon disturbs his secret deeds, so he takes a bucket of tar and ladder and climbs up to paint the moon black.

Rahko, a creature of Finnish mythology, is associated with the waning of the moon. Rahko is found mainly in Northern Finland thief stories.The bright light of the moon disturbs his secret deeds, so he.

A misty swamp. According to the Finnish mythology, it's sometimes possible to see ghost lights in the swamp. Those lights reveal the location of a treasure that is protected by a spirit, "haltija", called aarni. The light, among the folklore, is caused by a fire that aarni uses when he cleans the treasure.

A misty swamp. According to the Finnish mythology, it's sometimes possible to…

Kyöpelinvuori (Finnish from Kyöpeli = obsolete word for Ghost and Vuori = Mountain), in Finnish Mythology, is the place which Dead Women Haunt. It is rumoured that Virgins who die young gather there after their Death at the start of their Afterlife. It corresponds to Blockula (in modern Swedish Blåkulla) of Swedish Mythology. Kyöpelinvuori is also well known in Finland due to Easter.

Kyöpelinvuori (Finnish from Kyöpeli = obsolete word for Ghost and Vuori = Mountain), in Finnish Mythology, is the place which Dead Women Haunt. It is rumoured that Virgins who die young.

The Birch Bark Letter No. 292 is the oldest known document in any Finnic language. The document is dated to the beginning of the 13th century - meaning it's roughly about 800 years old.

The Birch Bark Letter No. 292 is the oldest known document in any Finnic language. The document is dated to the beginning of the century - meaning . Birch Bark Letter No.