Kalevala


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Kalevala

(ˌkɑːləˈvɑːlə; Finnish ˈkɑlɛvɑlɑ)
n
1. (Norse Myth & Legend) the land of the hero Kaleva, who performed legendary exploits
2. (Norse Myth & Legend) the Finnish national epic in which these exploits are recounted, compiled by Elias Lönnrot from folk poetry in 1835 to 1849
[Finnish, from kaleva of a hero + -la dwelling place, home]
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The stories in the Kalevala stem from an oral tradition, in which singing and music was integral.
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Finnish traditional Kalevala-metric poetry (Suomen kansan vanhat runot [SKVR], in English 'The Ancient Poems of the Finnish People'), widely known as Kalevalaic or Kalevala-metric poetry (5) after the national epic of The Kalevala (Lonnrot 1835), consists of 89,250 texts collected during the 18th-20th centuries.
Throughout his career, the composer found inspiration in nature and Nordic mythology, especially the heroic legends of Finland's national epic, the Kalevala.
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Buck, Giants in the Earth by Ole Edvart Rolvaag, and The Kalevala, the Finnish epic poem by Elias Lonnrot.
Mirga concluded with Sibelius' Four Lemminkainen Legends, tone-poems illustrating episodes from the Finnish Kalevala epic, in an interpretation bristling with jagged contours and garish colour.
In the Kalevala, an epic poem compiled from ancient Finnish folklore (often called the national epic of Finland), a mythical hero named Vainamoinen creates a stringed instrument called a kantele with the jawbone of a pike.
Andersen in Denmark, the Finnish epic Kalevala, by Elias Lonnrot.
Tolkien had first read Kalevala in the 1907 English translation of W.
La transformacion de la tierra, usted cita, a modo de epigrafe, unas palabras de Elias Lonnrot, el compilador del Kalevala de Finlandia, sobre la importancia de recopilador la tradicion oral.
This atmospheric novel is divided into three parts, each of which opens with a section of the Kalevala, Finland's national epic, and beings from that epic appear in this work.