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The Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot

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The Kalevala
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Publisher: Sacred Texts
ISBN/ASIN: 9511101374
Number of pages: 263

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The Kalevala is a book and epic poem which Elias Lonnrot compiled from Finnish and Karelian folklore in the nineteenth century. It is held to be the national epic of Finland and is traditionally thought of as one of the most significant works of Finnish literature.

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