Norwegian folklore

Norwegian Mythology & Folk Tales – Life in Norway

29. apr. 2020 — The Asbjørnsen and Moe collection · Gudbrand on the Hillside · The Twelve Wild Ducks · The Boy Who Had an Eating Match with a Troll.

Nordic folklore – Wikipedia

Nordic folklore is the folklore of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. It has common roots with, and has been mutually influenced by, …

Norwegian Folktales – Wikipedia

Norwegian Folktales (Norwegian: Norske folkeeventyr) is a collection of Norwegian folktales and legends by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe.

The Norwegian Folklore Archives – UiO

The Norwegian Folklore Archives (NFS) was founded in 1914 and is a cultural-historical national archive that consists of texts, photos and other source …

11 Creatures From Scandinavian Folklore You Should Know

1. The Huldra (Tallemaja) · 2. The Nisser · 3. Dwarves and elves · 4. Vette or Vættir · 5. Fossegrimmen · 6. Trolls · 7. Pesta · 8. Nokken.

Scandinavian folklore features many unique creatures to discover. Here’s your guide the top Scandinavian mythological creatures.

Norway’s Mysterious Norse Myths and Legends – Fjord Tours

Norway’s Mysterious Norse Myths and Legends – Fjord Tours

20. mai 2022 — Folklore from Norway often centers around mythical beings like trolls and giants, but it also revolves around natural phenomena like the aurora …

Behind Norway’s well-known and varied tourist attractions, there’s a wealth of culture and history, including interesting myths and legends. In this article, we’ll look at some of the Norwegian folklore and legends that provide the backdrop for some of the biggest attractions in the country.

Trolls – the mythical Norwegian creatures – Visit Norway

Trolls – the mythical Norwegian creatures

Troll is a collective term for several types of human-like beings in Nordic folklore and fairy tales with roots in Norse mythology. Both appearance and …

Cute, ugly, or a bit scary? Trolls have mesmerized people all over Norway for thousands of years. Get to know them a bit better and learn about the “father” of the trolls: The artist Theodor Kittilsen.

Norwegian folk tales | Pesta and the Black Death

Norwegian folklore and old folk tales often depict The Black Death in the shape of an ashen-faced old woman – and her name is Pesta.

Norwegian Fairy Tales |

Norwegian Fairy Tales, Folk Tales and Fables · The Bushy Bride · The Blue Belt · The Cat on the Dovrefell · Dapplegrim · East of the Sun and West of the Moon (Andrew …

Norwegian fairy tales are an important part of Norway’s literature. Enjoy and listen to tales from Norway by Asbjørnsen and Moe, Andrew Lang, and more.

Norwegian Folklore

Traditional Norwegian folklore wood carvings. Crafted by hand in Norway. Contact us for prices and availability. Engelsen Collection · Nativity Scene

Norwegian Folklore

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