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...

A huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. A multitude of places in Scandinavia are named after the Hulders, often places by legend associated with the presence of the "hidden folk".

Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore these creatures have a likely origin of the Jotner in Norse mythology. Jotner were most damaging to the Norse gods , but sometimes benefit

Dark Corner Bestiary - Wendigo

Said to be a canibalistic disease of the heart/mind in which the affected person consumes the lives of other humans and things with no regard for the natural balance of things… equated to greed and a deep fear.beware of the wendigo

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

Werewolf Legends [Infographic]

For thousands of years, people have been obsessed with the shapeshifter. The idea of humans who could change into animals at will has been toyed with in all sor

When you think about winter, what do you imagine? Maybe you imagine the roads, or shoveling snow, or being cold – boring things that remind you of how troublesome winter can be.

A few myths and legends about winter - from ancient mythology to modern folktales

Elemental spirits of the Philippines | Mythical Creatures, Fantasy, Art

Top ten elemental spirits in the Philippines

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...

wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures…

Kelpie -- The Kelpie is a supernatural  water horse from Celtic folklore. They tend to be malevolent in nature. They are able to transform (usually into beautiful women) and lure victims into the water to drown them.

The Kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland - water guardians?

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

baba yaga, baba jaga, slavic mythology, illustration.  check out my facebook                ( facebook.com/lucasstaniecart ) for more like this!

baba yaga has said if the kids act good then they shouldn't have a problem but if they are being bad baba yaga comes takes them away and get the children takes home to work

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