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Le hall du musée national de Finlande (Helsinki) Finland. There are pictures from Kalevala in the roof.

Le hall du musée national de Finlande (Helsinki) Finland. There are pictures from Kalevala in the roof.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

Alanen, Joseph - The Swans of Tuonela by Lilla67, via Flickr

Alanen, Joseph - The Swans of Tuonela by Lilla67, via Flickr

. a down-to-earth sign with a strong sense of responsibility. The real stand-out feature of the Virgo personality is their commitment to excellence in everything they do. This is a person who once committed to a given task, will complete it to the very best of his ability. If something goes wrong, and the task is incomplete or not perfectly done, it will be on Virgo's mind for some time to come. can be quite critical of perceived flaws in others, but do not take kindly to criticism…

. a down-to-earth sign with a strong sense of responsibility. The real stand-out feature of the Virgo personality is their commitment to excellence in everything they do. This is a person who once committed to a given task, will complete it to the very best of his ability. If something goes wrong, and the task is incomplete or not perfectly done, it will be on Virgo's mind for some time to come. can be quite critical of perceived flaws in others, but do not take kindly to criticism…

The Broken Pine  Akseli Gallen-Kallela

The Broken Pine Akseli Gallen-Kallela

The great pike, from whose jaws Väinämöinen made the magic kantele with which he sang to sleep the forces of the north allowing him to steal the Sampo, as told in the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. This fresco is by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, painted in 1928. It can be seen in the entrance hall of the Finnish National Museum in Helsinki.

The great pike, from whose jaws Väinämöinen made the magic kantele with which he sang to sleep the forces of the north allowing him to steal the Sampo, as told in the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. This fresco is by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, painted in 1928. It can be seen in the entrance hall of the Finnish National Museum in Helsinki.

Kalmankukka: Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931)

Kalmankukka: Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931)

Solon (c. 640 – c. 560 BCE) was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet, who is credited with restructuring the social and political organisation of Athens and thereby laying the foundations for Athenian democracy. Such were his accomplishments that, in later centuries, he became a sort of semi-mythical founding father figure who had set Athens on the path to the glory and prosperity the city enjoyed in the Classical period. (Article by Mark Cartwright) -- AHE

Solon

Solon (c. 640 – c. 560 BCE) was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet, who is credited with restructuring the social and political organisation of Athens and thereby laying the foundations for Athenian democracy. Such were his accomplishments that, in later centuries, he became a sort of semi-mythical founding father figure who had set Athens on the path to the glory and prosperity the city enjoyed in the Classical period. (Article by Mark Cartwright) -- AHE

Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Akseli Gallen-Kallela

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