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Icelandic ghosts

Added Thu, 20/02/2020
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Bringing in Icelandic folklore are divided into several types:

  • the Ghost of miser (Lis. fépúki),
  • child, ruined by the mother (of the ISL. útburður),
  • a Ghost caused by a sorcerer from the grave (Lis. uppvakningur),
  • watching someone ghosts (Lis. fylgja), etc.

Not buried according to Christian tradition the dead are tied to the place of his death or the location in which resides their body. Appearance retains all of the post-mortem changes: all wounds and injuries, also with drowning, for example, pouring water, etc. the Dead and the dead children do not have a clear shape. They can have a pale blue flame, which, when approaching him to attack. The ghosts are quite actively and intelligently.

They can't stand the metal sound (bell ringing, coins, etc.).

Coercion and "the living dead" is sometimes, but rarely, act as donors or helpers.

Translated by «Yandex.Translator»

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