The Weird, Wonderful and Wicked Beings in Scandinavian Folklore | Ancient Origins


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In Scandinavian folklore, there are numerous races of beings, the best-known of which (apart from human beings) are the gods and the jötnar, their nemesis. In rather simplistic terms, these may be said to represent the forces of good and evil. Between these two groups of beings are a range of creatures that come in all shapes and sizes.

Source: The Weird, Wonderful and Wicked Beings in Scandinavian Folklore | Ancient Origins

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