Kalevala

Urailian story, sea, fishermen find themselves attack by winged demos coming for there ketch.

Creation of the world according to Kalevala, Finnish mythology. First there was only primal waters and sky. But sky also had a daughter named Ilmatar. A bird laid 6 golden and 1 iron eggs on Ilmatar's knee. As the bird incubated her eggs, the heat became too hot and the eggs fell and shattered. Land was formed from the lower part of one of the eggshells. The egg whites turned into the moon and stars and the yolk became the sun.

The Kalevala is the national saga of Finland. Pieced together (and embellished) by Elias Lönnrot in the late Century, from a traditional cycle told by rural storytellers, the tales which constitute the Kalevala show signs of great antiquity

Kalevala

The National Epic of Finland illustrated by Akseli Gallen Kallela

Kalevala: Tales of Magic and Adventure a nice translation in prose with some in verse to give an English speaker the "feel" for this Finnish epic poem

The Kalevala: Tales of Magic and Adventure: Kirsti Makinen, Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin, Kaarina Brooks

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