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Kansallisgalleria - Taidekokoelmat - Kalevalan ahoilla

Kansallisgalleria - Taidekokoelmat - Kalevalan ahoilla

Ki-lin- Chinese myth: personification of goodness, purity, and peace. Lives in paradise and only appears to mortals at the birth of a philosopher. It was described as a scaly unicorn.

Ki-lin- Chinese myth: personification of goodness, purity, and peace. Lives in paradise and only appears to mortals at the birth of a philosopher. It was described as a scaly unicorn.

Loituma - Missing him | Elven language Quenya was based on the old finnish. The song Kun mun kultani tulisi (Missing him) is based on an old finnish poem (can be found from the book Kanteletar). Song has very typical finnish folk tempo and I feel ancient elven music could use something like this.

Kun Mun Kultani Tulisi/Missing Him by Loituma off their 1998 album Things of Beauty. "A love song from the Kanteletar published in 1802 already in French, En.

Domovoi - House Spirit. Traditionally, every house is said to have its domovoi. It does not do evil unless angered by a family’s poor keep of the household, profane language or neglect. The domovoi is seen as the home's guardian, and he sometimes helps with household chores and field work. Some even treat them as part of the family, albeit an unseen one, and leave them gifts like milk and biscuits in the kitchen overnight

The domovoi is a household spirit in Slavic mythology. Most of the time, it is a helpful spirit, aiding in the household chores or the tending of the fields and livestock.

In Finnish mythology, Ahti or Ahto is a heroic character of oral poetic tradition.   Sometimes given in folk poetry the epithet of Saarelainen or the Islander, he is described as a fierce sea-going warrior.  Sometimes the name of Ahti is used of a god of the sea and of fishing, portrayed as a man with a handlebar moustache and beard of moss.

In Finnish mythology, Ahti or Ahto is a heroic character of oral poetic…

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