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HuldraHuldra is a beautiful female creature from Norse folklore, she is said to have long blond hair and always wears a crown made of flowers. The only thing that separate her from humans is that she has the tail of a cow, which is why most men flee when they see her.
She was known to seduce young unmarried men and take them into the mountains, where she would not let them go unless they would marry her.

However, if a man did marry her (in a church in the name of god), tales tell that she would turn into an ugly woman. But in return she would gain the strength of ten men if not more, and she would lose her tail.








(on the right you can see another creature: Nøkken)


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Anonymous conjecture on the entry its self. 2 Aug 6 2012, 3:24 AM EDT by Anonymous
 
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this is different than every other version i know. not drastically... but you should read up a little more on it. the lore never tells of a crown of flowers, a huldra may also have the tail of a fox and her back is like the hollow of a tree. she also lures men into the forest, not the mountains and seduces them. if she falls in love and marries a man who is christan, she will lose her tail and her tale alone. if she marries a non believer in a church or in the name of god she will become twisted and her wrath will be set upon this man. if she chooses to release a man, or if he does her a favor or kindness she will bless him verily. if he crosses her, he will be punished tenfold. there is much more, but you get the point. i hope this was enlightening!!
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Anonymous Dude the **** 0 Jun 10 2012, 3:34 PM EDT by Anonymous
 
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why would they want to give up their beauty for strength. That is unwomanlike.
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Anonymous Norse?? 0 Mar 4 2012, 12:59 PM EST by Anonymous
 
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This sounds much more like christian mythology (as she shows less favour to non-believers of god. Christianity is the only mythology not to name its deity). I take it this belief came up after christianity breached the Scandinavian countries?
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