Nihtilah Lugubris

Nihtilah Lugubris

Nihtilah Lugubris
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Poludnica (Lady Midday) - a noon demon in Slavic mythology. She was usually pictured as a young woman dressed in white that roamed field bounds. She assailed folk working at noon causing heatstrokes and aches in the neck, sometimes she even caused madness.

Poludnica (Lady Midday) - a noon demon in Slavic mythology. She was usually pictured as a young woman dressed in white that roamed field bounds. She assailed folk working at noon causing heatstrokes and aches in the neck, sometimes she even caused madness.

'Grýla' by Þrándur Þórarinsson. Grýla, is in Icelandic mythology, a horrifying monster and a giantess living in the mountains of Iceland. She is said to come from the mountains at Yuletide in search of naughty children. The Grýla legend has been frightening to the people of Iceland for many centuries - her name is even mentioned in Snorri Sturluson’s thirteenth century Edda. Most of the stories told about Gryla were to frighten children – her favorite dish was a stew of naughty kids...

'Grýla' by Þrándur Þórarinsson. Grýla, is in Icelandic mythology, a horrifying monster and a giantess living in the mountains of Iceland. She is said to come from the mountains at Yuletide in search of naughty children. The Grýla legend has been frightening to the people of Iceland for many centuries - her name is even mentioned in Snorri Sturluson’s thirteenth century Edda. Most of the stories told about Gryla were to frighten children – her favorite dish was a stew of naughty kids...

Dierdre of the Sorrows. Classic Irish folklore.

Dierdre of the Sorrows. Classic Irish folklore.

Real witch & cauldron

Real witch & cauldron

The Huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. (Her name derives from a root meaning "covered" or "secret".) In Norwegian folklore, she is known as the skogsrå or skogsfru/skovfrue (meaning "Lady (read, counterpart of a Lord) of the forest").

The Huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. (Her name derives from a root meaning "covered" or "secret".) In Norwegian folklore, she is known as the skogsrå or skogsfru/skovfrue (meaning "Lady (read, counterpart of a Lord) of the forest").

Irish Halloween Folklore..... Have you ever heard of a pooka? The “Pooka” or in Irish púca (Irish for spirit/ghost), is primarily a goblin like creature in traditional Irish folklore. The pooka is considered to be both a bringer of good and bad fortune. The pooka could either help or hinder rural and mariner communities. The goblin like creatures were said to be shape shifters which could take the appearance of black horses, goats and rabbits. http://www.TheIrishJewelryCompany.com/

Irish Halloween Folklore..... Have you ever heard of a pooka? The “Pooka” or in Irish púca (Irish for spirit/ghost), is primarily a goblin like creature in traditional Irish folklore. The pooka is considered to be both a bringer of good and bad fortune. The pooka could either help or hinder rural and mariner communities. The goblin like creatures were said to be shape shifters which could take the appearance of black horses, goats and rabbits. http://www.TheIrishJewelryCompany.com/

This is Krampus. In the folklore of Alpine cultures, Krampus comes along with St. Nick on Christmas. Good children get presents, and bad children get stuffed in a satchel by a black demon, carried home to his lair and roasted alive. Now BE GOOD.

This is Krampus. In the folklore of Alpine cultures, Krampus comes along with St. Nick on Christmas. Good children get presents, and bad children get stuffed in a satchel by a black demon, carried home to his lair and roasted alive. Now BE GOOD.

SELKIE    [noun]    (also known as silkies or selchies) mythological creatures found in Faroese, Icelandic, Irish, and Scottish folklore. The word derives from earlier Scots selich, (from Old English seolh meaning seal). Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. The legend apparently originated on the Orkney and Shetland Islands and is very similar to those of swan maidens.

SELKIE [noun] (also known as silkies or selchies) mythological creatures found in Faroese, Icelandic, Irish, and Scottish folklore. The word derives from earlier Scots selich, (from Old English seolh meaning seal). Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. The legend apparently originated on the Orkney and Shetland Islands and is very similar to those of swan maidens.

Will O the Wisp Legend | The mysterious ignis fatuus or will o'the wisp ~ photo

Will O the Wisp Legend | The mysterious ignis fatuus or will o'the wisp ~ photo

Buruburu - Forest-dwelling ghost that causes victims to shiver violently

Buruburu - Forest-dwelling ghost that causes victims to shiver violently