Category: Folklore

Troll

A troll is an unpredictable creature in Norse mythology, that embodies the forces of nature and the word is used as a generic term for such type of spirits. Especially in Sweden and Denmark,...

Ivan Alexeyevich Dzheneyev - 1907

Water spirits of Eastern Europe

Water spirits hold an important position in Eastern European folklore. Within Slavic lore, the Rusalka and Vodyany or Wodnick are about the only creatures known beyond Slavic countries. This is mainly due to the...

Spirit beings in European folklore - Benjamin Adamah

Spirit Beings in European Folklore

Spirit Beings in European folklore by Benjamin Adamah is a series of 4 compendiums that catalogs 1045 creatures of Europe’s supernatural history. This book-series is made available September 3, 2022 by VAMzzz Publishing. Netflix-series...

Leshy

Leshy, the Lord of the Russian Forest

The Leshy or Lyeshy (Belor: лясу́н Lyasun, лесаві́к Lesovik; Ukr. лісови́к Lisovik; Pol: Laskowiec) is a forest spirit, widely known among Russians (especially in the North), and to a lesser extent representations about him...

Tatzelwurm_Fountain in Kobern-Gondorf - haselwurm

Haselwurm and Tatzelwurm

The Haselwurm and the Tatzelwurm or Stollenwurm are a strange creatures which dwell in a foggy way between spirit beings from folklore and cryptozoological rarities. The weirdest thing about the creature is the fact...