The Kalevala: The Epic Poem of Finland (Hardcover)

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By John Martin Crawford (Translator)
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The Kalevala: The Epic Poem of Finland is a literary masterpiece that tells the story of Finnish mythology and folklore. The book is written by John Martin Crawford and is a translation of the original Finnish epic poem, Kalevala. The book is divided into fifty chapters, each of which tells a different story of the heroes, gods, and creatures of Finnish mythology.The Kalevala is a collection of stories that were passed down through generations of Finnish people. These stories were eventually compiled into a single epic poem by Elias L������nnrot in the 19th century. The poem is made up of over 22,000 verses and is considered one of the most important works of Finnish literature.The book is filled with tales of adventure, magic, and heroism. It tells the stories of heroes like V�����in�����m������inen, Ilmarinen, and Lemmink�����inen, who use their skills and wits to overcome challenges and defeat their enemies. The book also introduces readers to the gods and goddesses of Finnish mythology, including Ukko, the god of thunder, and Louhi, the goddess of the North.The Kalevala is a fascinating glimpse into Finnish culture and history. It is a testament to the power of storytelling and the enduring nature of myth and legend. Whether you are a fan of mythology, folklore, or epic poetry, The Kalevala is a must-read for anyone interested in the rich cultural heritage of Finland.This Is A New Release Of The Original 1889 Edition.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781497884335
ISBN-10: 1497884330
Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC
Publication Date: March 29th, 2014
Pages: 812
Language: English