Read It Online: THE KALEVALA

from Sacred Texts

by Elias Lonnrot  as translated by John Martin Crawford (1888)

This Finnish saga, replete with battling wizards and heroes, quests and magical objects has been cited as one of the early inspirations for Tolkien. The languages of Middle Earth also have more than a passing resemblance to Finnish.”

Read full text of THE KALEVALA here

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