Norway – The land of Myths and Folklore


Norway – The land of Myths and Folklore
by Bjørg-Elise Tuppen

BjorgEliseTuppen04aL I G H T   E L F
In Norse mythology Light Elves were minor gods of nature. They were the opposite of Dark Elves, who are evil and caused nightmares.
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BjorgEliseTuppen04bD R A U G E N
In Norwegian folklore Draugen is a walking dead, the ghost of a fisherman who died at sea, and was not buried in holy ground. He brought death to those who saw him and would also sometimes try to pull his victims down into the dark sea.
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BjorgEliseTuppen04cH U L D R A
In Norwegian folklore Huldra is a seductive forest creature who lure men into the forest with her singing. From the front she is beautiful, but she has a cow’s tail and her back is hollow. If she is betrayed, she will punish her victims severely.
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BjorgEliseTuppen04dV I D O F N I R
According to Norse Mythology the eagle Vidofnir sits at the top of the world tree Yggdrasil.
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BjorgEliseTuppen04eS P Ø K E L S E S H U S
(haunted houses)
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Norway – The land of Myths and Folklore
by Bjørg-Elise Tuppen

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