Mythologia Fennica (Finnish mythology) is a book written in Swedish by Cristfried Ganander. The book contains extensive explanations regarding Finnish mythology and is often seen as a dictionary. The book was published in 1789, and it contains a total of 430 entries. The book features a number of folk poetry and stories regarding Finnish folklore. The book has been reprinted numerous times especially towards the end of the 20th Century.
Facsimiles and editions
- Christfrid Ganander (1789). Mythologia fennica: eller, Förklaring öfver de nomina propria deastrorum, idolorum, locorum, virorum, &c ... Tryckt i Frenckellska boktryckeriet.
- Kristfrid Ganander, Mythologia Fennica, ed. and trans. by Juha Pentikäinen ([Klaukkala]: Recallmed, 1995), ISBN 9519221727 [Finnish translation]