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Merkurgata, Hafnarfjörður In a street named Merkurgata in Hafnarfjörður, just outside Reykjavík, is an elf rock that extends far into the street, narrowing it rather dangerously for passing vehicles. It was spared during the development of the area. Icelandic Elves.
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Merkurgata, Hafnarfjörður In a street named Merkurgata in Hafnarfjörður, just outside Reykjavík, is an elf rock that extends far into the street, narrowing it rather dangerously for passing vehicles. It was spared during the development of the area. Icelandic Elves.

Merkurgata, Hafnarfjörður In a street named Merkurgata in Hafnarfjörður, just outside Reykjavík, is an elf rock that extends far into the street, narrowing it rather dangerously for passing vehicles. It was spared during the development of the area. Icelandic Elves.

Icelanders’ belief in elves is playing havoc with planning laws and building projects, as rocky homes for the ‘hidden people’ become protected. Here the photographer Svala Ragnars documents the various elf homes being saved from demolition

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Huldra represents the alluring and destructive forces of nature.

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Another goddess I haven't found anywhere else

See that hot chick with a cow tail?

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The Kraken (/ˈkreɪkən/ or /ˈkrɑːkən/)[1] is a legendary sea monster of large proportions that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The legend may have originated from sightings of giant squid that are estimated to grow to in length 12-15 meters(40-50 feet) including the tentacles.[2][3] The sheer size and fearsome appearance attributed to the kraken have made it a common ocean-dwelling monster in various fictional works.
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The girl who keeps dreaming — wintherharlekin: Scandinavian folklore (special.

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The Kraken (/ˈkreɪkən/ or /ˈkrɑːkən/)[1] is a legendary sea monster of large proportions that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The legend may have originated from sightings of giant squid that are estimated to grow to in length 12-15 meters(40-50 feet) including the tentacles.[2][3] The sheer size and fearsome appearance attributed to the kraken have made it a common ocean-dwelling monster in various fictional works.

The Kraken (/ˈkreɪkən/ or /ˈkrɑːkən/)[1] is a legendary sea monster of large proportions that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The legend may have originated from sightings of giant squid that are estimated to grow to in length 12-15 meters(40-50 feet) including the tentacles.[2][3] The sheer size and fearsome appearance attributed to the kraken have made it a common ocean-dwelling monster in various fictional works.
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Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures
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Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures (Also I love how the troll picture is from Trollhunter)

Nordic folklore: Some ar post-Christianization of the Vikings, but they probably have their roots well before then.

Nordic folklore can be just as cool as greek Mythology.

Nordic folklore info on gnomes/nisse here, 2

Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures

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striga, strzyga, beast, slavic, slavic mythology, slavic folklore, concept art, creature design, http://www.facebook.com/lucasstaniecart https://www.facebook.com/SlavicBeasts/
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Strzyga - demon in Slavic mythology

this one will have to be researched.

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baba yaga, baba jaga, slavic mythology, illustration. check out my facebook ( facebook.com/lucasstaniecart ) for more like this!
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I love Baba Yaga . She is in my book

Russia has staked a share in this scription.

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wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures: Nøkken, Valemon, and Draugen by Theodor Kittelsen Dragon, Huldra, Trolls, Elves, (first picture), by John Bauer Fossegrimen by...
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Musings of my Witchy mind.

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54 of the Creepiest Creatures from other countries folklore #paranormal #urbanlegends

54 Of The Creepiest Creatures From Other Countries Folklore

We all grew up with stories of strange creatures, terrifying monsters, or urban legends. Here are 54 Of The Creepiest Creatures From Other Countries Folklore.

The troll cross (trollkors) is a twisted piece of metal worn as an amulet to ward off malevolent magic. A charm worn by early Scandinavian peoples as protection against trolls and elves, the troll cross is an important part of Scandinavian folklore. Iron and crosses were both believed to ward off evil creatures. Troll crosses continue to be a popular item of jewelry throughout Scandinavia.

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The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld. In Irish legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die.

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