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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.

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The white deer. In Norwegian folklore, it is believed that if you catch him, he will grant you one wish.

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Myths and Legends – From www.scotland.org, the official gateway site to Scotland

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Zhivago Traditional Russian Folklore AH Fabric Anastasia Stripe Large Flower Floral Design

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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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Lilith is the most notorious demon in Jewish tradition. In some sources, she is conceived of as the original woman, created even before Eve, and she is often presented as a thief of newborn infants. Lilith means"the night," and she embodies the emotional and spiritual aspects of darkness: terror, sensuality, and unbridled freedom.The story of Lilith originated in the ancient Near East,where a wilderness spirit known as the "dark maid" appears in the Sumerian myth The descent of Inanna

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Mountain Folklore: Ferocious Beasts and Terrifying Legends | North Carolina Mountain Realestate

Mountain Folklore: Ferocious Beasts and Terrifying Legends | North Carolina Mountain Realestate

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...

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Draugen was originally a dead person, an old man, whether he lived in the heap (the Norse called haugbúi) or set out to haunt the living. In recent folklore, it was customary to limit the shape of a ghost of a dead fish that had driven the sea, and that was not buried in consecrated ground. It was said that he wore leather right, but had a tang vase to head, sailed in a half boat with ripped sails and alerted death for those who saw him or even wanted to pull them down

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