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ID number:798103
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Published: 12.04.2006.
Language: English
Level: College/University
Literature: n/a
References: Not used
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Akka
(Also known as MAAN-ENO, MAA-EMOINEN, RAUNI, RAVDNA, ROONIKKA )
Earth Mother godess
Main duties:
provides feminine fertility, strength and sexuality
help in Earth Magic and channelling
provides in abundance

Vainamoinen
(Also known as VAINO, VÄINÄMÖINEN, WAINAMOINEN)
Folk Hero God of The Kalevala
CV:
The son of Ilmatar, he spent 730 years in her womb and became so bored waiting to be born that he took matters into his own hands and crawled out.

He discovered fire in the belly of a fish which was in the belly of a fish which was in the belly of a fish, and thus created the world's first three-course fish dinner.

He also invented the world's first harp, using the bones of a gigantic pike and the hair of a maiden (who was presumably equally gigantic). This harp came in very handy for magical purposes.

His musical duel with Joukahainen was probably the forerunner of the Eurovision Song Contest. He won the duel, but lost the prize as Aino, the young lady concerned, drowned herself. …

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