Russian Fairy Tales List of Russian Monsters and Fairies Alkonost Birds with the heads of women. Baba Yaga A powerful Russian witch which may be a remnant of Russia's fairy faith as being related to the wind or the moon. Bagiennik A water monster which secreats hot oily liquid from its body. Bannik The spirit of the bathhouse, one of the most sacred spaces in pagan Russia. Berehynia Hearth mother type spirit. Bies Evil spirits associated with the devil Bozalosc The spirit of the elder tree which acts as a banshee like figure. Domovoi The god of the hearth and protector of a family, a brownie like fairy. Drekavac Vampires which are born frm the souls of unbaptized children. Dvorovoi Spirit of the barn yard. Fext Undead generals German Water spirits which bring rain Jaud Monsters which come from the souls of still born children. Kikimora Wife of the Domovoi. Poludnitsa Dangerous spirit of midday which kills and torments farm workers. Leshy The forest king, he controls animals and throws wild parties which uproot trees. Likho The spirit of misfortune Mara Succubus or Incubus figure which rapes sleeping figures and devours their souls Morozko (frost) The spirit of the frost and cold. Nocnitsa Wicked hag of the forest which smells of moss. Ovinnik Dangerous spirit of the grain house Rarog Monster which can take the form of a dwarf, whirlwind or hawk. Rusalka Spirits of the rivers and lakes which will tickle people to death. Samodivas Woodland Fairy Sirin Head
and chest of a beautiful women but the body of a bird. It sings for
those pure of heart, a song which kills those not so pure. Steppes Spirit Appears as a powerful knight Strzyga Vampire which comes from the soul of a person with two souls which can take the form of an owl. Sudice Fairy which weaves fate Tugarin Zmeyevich Dragon knight from the steps Vampires Undead, blood drinking monsters Vodyany The fairy king of water ways. Zhar-ptitsa The Fire Bird Zmey Russian Three-headed dragons.
Fairies, Fairy Tales, Fairy Books
A series of tales about and from the perspective of fairies. These are
a series of individual short tales which together tell the
tale of how fairies compete and manipulate the world around them.
The story of ancient European fairies of the ancient and primal