Linda (Estonian mythology)

Note: Linda has more meanings.
In the Estonian mythology and Kreutzwald's epic "Kalevipoeg", Linda was the mother of Kalevipoeg and the wife of Kalev.

She has given the name to several Estonian locations, including the Lindakivi (Linda boulder) in Lake Ãœlemiste. According to the epic myth "Kalevipoeg", her son, the title character, named the Estonian fortress settlement at the location of modern Tallinn in her honor - Lindanise (approximate translation: Linda's nipple).
Linda can refer to:
  • Linda (name), a female given name (including a list of people with this as their given name)
  • "Linda (1946 song)", a popular song written by Jack Lawrence
  • Linda (album), the title of an album by Linda George

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Estonian Mythology is a complex of myths belonging to the folk heritage of Estonians.

Not much is known about authentic pre-Christian Estonian mythology, as it was a purely oral tradition and systematic recording of folk heritage started in only in the 19th century, by which
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Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald (26 December [O.S. 14 December] 1803 at the Jõepere Manor in Kadrina, Virumaa — 25 August [O.S. 13 August] 1882 in Tartu) was an Estonian writer and physician who is considered to be the father of Estonia's national literature.
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Kalevipoeg is an epic poem by Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald held to be the Estonian national epic.

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The main material is taken from Estonian folklore of a giant hero named Kalevipoeg ("Kalev's Son").
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Kalevipoeg is an epic poem by Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald held to be the Estonian national epic.

Description

The main material is taken from Estonian folklore of a giant hero named Kalevipoeg ("Kalev's Son").
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Note: For other uses, see Kalev.


In Estonian mythology and Kreutzwald's epic poem "Kalevipoeg", Kalev was the father of Kalevipoeg and the husband of Linda.

Toompea is said to be his grave, that Linda carried together for him.
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Kalevipoeg is an epic poem by Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald held to be the Estonian national epic.

Description

The main material is taken from Estonian folklore of a giant hero named Kalevipoeg ("Kalev's Son").
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City of Tallinn
Tallinn

Tallinn old town

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Location of Tallinn in Estonia
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City of Tallinn
Tallinn

Tallinn old town

Flag
Coat of arms
Location of Tallinn in Estonia
Coordinates:
Country Estonia
County
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