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

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

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

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

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

Top ten elemental spirits in the Philippines

The Rougarou or Loup Garou (Loup is French for wolf, and garou -from Frankish garulf, cognate with English werewolf- is a man who transforms into an animal.

The Rougarou - (Roo ga roo) aka. Loup Garou, Louisiana folklore I know this thanks to Supernatural 😂

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…

In Norse mythology dragons are called or worm or Lindorm. In the legend of Sigurd Fåvne is an evil dragon that spews poison. Sigurd must use both stealth and strength to defeat it and win treasure and the virgin as the dragon guarding. In Norse mythology the dragon Nidhogg is gnawing on the world tree Yggdrasil roots.

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

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