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Light Elves In Norse Mythology - Light elves are beautiful creatures. They are considered to be the “guardian angels” The god Freyr, is the ruler of Alfheim. The Light elves are minor gods of nature and fertility; they can help or hinder, humans with their knowledge of magical powers. They do also often deliver an inspiration to art or music. ( Alfheim_Home_of_the_Light_Elves-angsalvor_Nils_Blommer_1850).    - See more at: http://www.viking-mythology.com/lightelves.php#sthash.tgCZDQ9P.dpuf

Ängsälvor (meadow elves) - Nils Blommér were ghostly spirit creatures in norse mythology.

"Elves dancing over a lagoon at dusk. The Norse concept of Elves was often as Nature Wights, or protective nature spirits." Carolyn Emerick @ http://carolynemerick.hubpages.com/hub/Hulduflk-Icelands-Elves-and-Hidden-People

Huldufólk - Iceland's Belief in Elves

Johan August Malmström - Dancing Fairies, 1866 - oil on canvas

billow maidens

Making Waves: The Billow Maidens and Science

Timeless Mythical Beings Of Nordic Folklore: Sinister Dark Elves And Light Elves And Their Magical Ship ‘Skidbladnir’

The intriguing question is – what was the Watchers’ connection with the people of Ireland, Britain, and Gaul (mainland Europe)? What kind of secret, ancient wisdom, were the Druids trying to conceal and from whom did they gain their magical powers?

King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table; Paintings of the Arthurian legends by Howard David Johnson

ARTIST: Howard David Johnson ~ "King Arthur the Knights of the Round Table" (Paintings of the Arthurian legends)

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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...

wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures…

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In Norse mythology, svartálfar (Old Norse "black elves", singular svartálfr)…

Viking shield maidens have formed part of the fantasies of that era for many…

Viking shield maidens have formed part of the fantasies of that era for many years, but they couldn't be real, could they?

Hervor dying after the Battle of the Goths and Huns. A painting by Peter Nicolai Arbo

Fairies of the Meadow by Swedish painter Nils Blommer, 1850. Top image is the original and the other 3 images are close-up detail.

Fairies of the Meadow by Swedish painter Nils Blommer, Top image is the original and the other 3 images are close-up detail.

Irish mythological creatures guide. This is an Ankou. Collector of souls.

Statue of Ankou, Breton death figure

La Mort d'Arthur by  James Archer

Le Prince Lointain: James Archer La Mort d’Arthur – 1860

The Odin Mystery – Esoteric Online

The Odin Mystery – Esoteric Online

Pintura de Francois Boucher ,pintor favorito de Madame Pompadour  (fragmento )

a-l-ancien-regime: “ Jean-Honoré Fragonard “The Progress of Love: Lover Crowned” [detail from the garden] ”

sjörå (scandinavian guardian of the lake) aesthetic (more here)

skcgsra: “sjörå (scandinavian guardian of the lake) aesthetic (more here) ”

Fairies of the Meadow

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