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Scandinavian folklore is the folklore of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and Finland. Iceland and the Faroe Islands are not a part of Scandinavia, but should nevertheless be regarded as Scandinavian in folkloric terms. Because of their common Germanic origin, Scandinavian folklore shows a large correspondence with folklores elsewhere, such as England and Germany, among others.

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The Norsemen came from the East, and brought a common stock of tradition with them. Settled in the Scandinavian peninsula, they developed th...
107,268 words | author: Peter Christian Asbjørsen |
The "Heimskringla" of Snorri Sturlason is a collection of sagas concerning the various rulers of Norway, from about A.D. 850 to ...
320,198 words | author: Snorri Sturlson | translator: Samuel Laing |