Finnish mythology

TAPIO

Picture of the Finnish Nature God Tapio from our Finnish mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Finnish Nature God

Finnish Forest God

Being in Finland he is probably evergreen rather than deciduous.

With a beard of lichen and eyebrows of moss, you’ll appreciate that he is made entirely of trees. Consequently he doesn’t get around very much. But he doesn’t need to as he can branch out far and wide and let knowledge whisper through his foliage.

The family tree includes his wife MIELIKKI, his son NYYRIKKI, and his daughter TUULIKKI. Not to mention TELLERVO the maid.

Tapio Facts and Figures

Name: Tapio
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: None known

Gender: Male
Type: deity
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Nature
Area of expertise: Nature

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 22130

Article last updated on 30 November 2017 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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