The Cosmic Egg in Finnish mythology    In the Kalevala, the  national epic poem of Finland, the poem begins with an introduction by the singers. The Earth is created from the shards of a duck egg and the first man (Väinämöinen) is born to Ilmatar, goddess of the air. Väinämöinen brings trees and life to the barren world.        One egg's lower half transformed    And became the earth below,    And its upper half transmuted    And became the sky above;    From the yolk the sun was made…

The Cosmic Egg in Finnish mythology In the Kalevala, the national epic poem of Finland, the poem begins with an introduction by the singers. The Earth is created from the shards of a duck egg and the first man (Väinämöinen) is born to Ilmatar, goddess of the air. Väinämöinen brings trees and life to the barren world. One egg's lower half transformed And became the earth below, And its upper half transmuted And became the sky above; From the yolk the sun was made…

Il Kalevala si svolge intorno a due regioni, quella di Pohjola, nel nord, verso la Lapponia, e quella di Kalevala, ovvero la Carelia.  -MEET MYTHS-

Il Kalevala si svolge intorno a due regioni, quella di Pohjola, nel nord, verso la Lapponia, e quella di Kalevala, ovvero la Carelia. -MEET MYTHS-

Nisse with Guitar SKU: 46805 U$14.50 Norwegian artist Kjell Midthun has created a  special world of delightfully active nisser,  like his musically-inclined Nisse with Guitar.  Made in China to high Scandinavian safety  and quality standards.  Handpainted polyresin. 4”

Nisse with Guitar SKU: 46805 U$14.50 Norwegian artist Kjell Midthun has created a special world of delightfully active nisser, like his musically-inclined Nisse with Guitar. Made in China to high Scandinavian safety and quality standards. Handpainted polyresin. 4”

Opiskelumateriaalia Kalevala-aiheeseen

Opiskelumateriaalia Kalevala-aiheeseen

The Kalevala Dress by Kirsi Neuvonen, is a playful take on the work of Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish artist, 1865–1931). He deeply influenced the Finnish national identity. The dress depicted belonged to his wife, Mary Gallen-Kallela

The Kalevala Dress by Kirsi Neuvonen, is a playful take on the work of Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish artist, 1865–1931). He deeply influenced the Finnish national identity. The dress depicted belonged to his wife, Mary Gallen-Kallela

"Spider Grandmother". The Spider Woman myth is common through the beliefs of the Native Americans of the American Southwest. It is believed that all life on earth, including plant, animal, and human life, was created by Spider Woman, who had been delegated that task by the gods at the very beginning of Earth's history.

"Spider Grandmother". The Spider Woman myth is common through the beliefs of the Native Americans of the American Southwest. It is believed that all life on earth, including plant, animal, and human life, was created by Spider Woman, who had been delegated that task by the gods at the very beginning of Earth's history.

Mielikki by dragoninthemist Finnish goddess of game, hunting and the forest Her symbols are the Bear, Grain, Woodland Plants Her Themes are Change and Providence

Mielikki by dragoninthemist Finnish goddess of game, hunting and the forest Her symbols are the Bear, Grain, Woodland Plants Her Themes are Change and Providence

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