Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved one
Finding spirited presences in trees has long been part of woodland myth and folkore world wide. Here are other "tree people" images by some of my favorite mythic artists: Illustrations by Arthur Rackham From "The Land of Froud" by Brian.
Waka brought divine gifts to the Maori First Nation. For this reason the waka inspire kotahitanga (unity) even today. My mind wonders that if Hawaii, Rapanui and Aotearoa were all reached by Waka what would have prevented them from reaching the Americas?
One Viking Iron Boss in a Viking Round Shield of Encircling Leather. At the centre of the Viking shield's was a circular hole covered by a more-or-less hemispherical iron boss of cm diameter (including flange), which enclosed the hand grip. The iron of