Mythologia Fennica

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Title sheet of the 1st edition of Mythologia Fennica

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.[1] The book was published in 1789, and it contains a total of 430 entries.[2] 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[edit]


  1. ^ Mythologia Fennica by Christfrid Ganander. 
  2. ^ Ganander, Christfrid (1960). Mythologia fennica (in Swedish). Soumalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura.