Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.
The Rougarou or Loup Garou (Loup is French for wolf, and garou -from Frankish garulf, cognate with English werewolf- is a man who transforms into an animal.
In Russian folklore there are many stories of Baba Yaga, the fearsome witch with iron teeth.
wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures: Nøkken, Valemon, and Draugen by Theodor Kittelsen Dragon, Huldra, Trolls, Elves, (first picture), by John Bauer Fossegrimen by...
He is known to be a very accomplished fiddler who plays nature's powerful sound - the sound of the forest, the wind - everything can be heard quivering between violin strings. Fossegrimen are willing to teach his violin if one four Thursdays in a row comes with a juicy leg of lamb stolen from the neighbor's storehouse. This must be done in utmost secrecy. If, however, does not come with a good enough piece of meat to him, responds Fossegrimen with a poem/prose
Here's a Handy Little Guide to the World's Mythical Creatures
Seres mitológicos de todo el mundo. Here's a Handy Little Guide to the World's Mythical Creatures
The white deer. In Norwegian folklore, it is believed that if you catch him, he will grant you one wish.
Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3
Kelpie -- The Kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore. They tend to be malevolent in nature. They are able to transform (usually into beautiful women) and lure victims into the water to drown them.
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Myths and Legends – From www.scotland.org, the official gateway site to Scotland