FINNISH MYTHOLOGY

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MARJATTA

Finnish legendary mortal

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?

MARJATTA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MARJATTA
Location : Finland
Gender : Female
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 3593

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Article last updated on 09 March 2004 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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