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MARJATTA

Mysterious Virgin Mother.

Christmas in Finland? MARJATTA is a virgin who became pregnant after swallowing a mysterious talking whortleberry.

As told in the Luojan Virsi, a collection of religious songs, she gave birth in a stable to a God-like child who went on to supersede VAINAMOINEN as he sailed off into the distance.

With a worshipping stable boy, a bright new star in the heavens, and a set of accompanying miracles, this all sounds very familiar. Where have we heard this song before? Or possibly after?

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Article last updated on 09 March 2004
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT MARJATTA : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : MARJATTA
Location : Finland
Gender : Female
Type : Legendary Mortal
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 207

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