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Apteekin makeiset | Vahvike

Apteekin makeiset | Vahvike

The Hakkapeliitta were Finnish light cavalrymen in the service of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War in the 1600s. They were known to be mobile and efficient in battle and they excelled in sudden attacks, raiding and charging.

The Hakkapeliitta were Finnish light cavalrymen in the service of King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War in the They were known to be mobile and efficient in battle and they excelled in sudden attacks, raiding and charging.

Female Finnish Red Guards during the Finnish Civil War 1918.  Maids from Ruovesi.

Preparing to the class war in March 1918 in the village of Murole, Ruovesi. Workers from the Siltala-estate. Women worked as milkmaids and cooks for the Red Guards.

Finnish History:     Finland has been settled since after the Ice Age, and as such has had a long and intriguing history. A part of the Kingdom of Sweden from 13th century until 1809, it then became an autonomous duchy of the Russian Empire until 1917, when it declared independence. This is a brief overview of the most important eras in Finnish history, from Paleolithic times up to today.

Finnish History - A brief guide to the fascinating history of Finland. An introduction to Finnish history, and the key events and historical figures.

The looped square symbol has made an appearance in numerous ancient objects found in Northern Europe. In Finnish it's called Käpälikkö (pawform) or Hannunvaakuna (Saint John's Arms). In Estonian the symbol is known as Aasruut (loopsquare), Nelinurk (quadrangle) or Võlusõlm (magic knot).

The looped square symbol has made an appearance in numerous ancient objects found in Northern Europe. In Finnish it's called Käpälikkö (pawform) or Hannunvaakuna (Saint John's Arms).

The looped square symbol has made an appearance in numerous ancient objects found in Northern Europe. In Finnish it's called Käpälikkö (pawform) or Hannunvaakuna (Saint John's Arms)....

Kantele is an ancient traditional Finnic plucked string instrument. Amongst Finnic people the instrument has been known by names such as Kantele, Kannel.

Who was Kaleva? Did he really exist? The name Kaleva is all over Finnic folk poetry. The Finnish-Karelian epic Kalevala (literally the Land of Kaleva) and the Estonian epic Kalevipoeg (Son of Kalev) contain the name Kalev(a). In mythology Kaleva much like his sons are considered either giants or kings. The characters from ancient oral folk poetry are mostly considered mythological but they may very well be based on real people.

Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about

The Finnic - i.e. Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about 7 million people. Most linguistics agree that there are 7 distinct languages in the Finnic language branch: Finnish, Estonian, Karelian, Vepsian, Ingrian, Votian and Livonian.

The Finnic - i. Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about

Kalevala - The National Epic of Finland and Karelia - and Kalevipoeg - The National Epic of Estonia - are the greatest single written pieces of Finnic mythology and oral folklore.

DeviantArt is the world's largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art.

Ukonvasara - Ukko's Hammer - or Ukonkirves - Ukko's Axe - is the symbol and magical weapon of the Finnic thunder god. In Finnish mythology the thunder god is referred to with names Ukko, Äijä or Äijö and sometimes Ilmarinen. The Estonian parallel is Uku, Vanaisa - Grandfather - or Taevataat - Sky Father.

Ukonvasara - Ukko's Hammer - or Ukonkirves - Ukko's Axe - is the symbol and magical weapon of the Finnic thunder god. In Finnish mythology the thunder god is referred to with names Ukko, Äij&

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.

Karhu's "Porvoo" Pack Is Inspired by 800 Years of Finnish History

Karhu's "Porvoo" Pack Is Inspired by 800 Years of Finnish History

A Finnsih family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the Winter War

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar Sirpa: This could have been my mother's or father's family. I have many stories of their departure during the winter war.

The Maiden of Finland - Suomi-neito - is the national personification of Finland. She has been usually pictured as a young beautiful woman with blonde hair and blue eyes - wearing some form of Finnish national dress or a blue and white dress - or sometimes a dress with red and yellow heraldic colors which are present in the coat of arms of Finland.

The Finnic - i. Baltic Finnic - languages (In Finnish: Itämerensuomalaiset kielet - In Estonian: Läänemeresoome keeled) are a branch of the Uralic language family spoken by about

Main outlines of Finnish history - thisisFINLAND. In the Winter War (1939-1940) Finland stood alone; other countries offered only sympathy and modest assistance. Finnish ski troops inflicted heavy casualties on the Russian army. Finland's survival against overwhelming Russian forces became legendary all over the world.

In the Winter War Finland stood alone; other countries offered only sympathy and modest assistance. Finland's survival against overwhelming Russian forces became legendary all over the world.

Long Cold Nights - Scandinavia and the World

Webcomic: I have had this comic on my computer for a month now, because I wasn’t sure if I should post it.

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