Archaic Finnish Measurement and Reindeer

Archaic Finnish Measurement and Reindeer

In Finland, approximate measures derived from body parts and were used for a long time, some being later standardized for the purpose of commerce. Some Swedish, and later some Russian units have also been used. vaaksa – The distance between the tips of little finger and thumb, when the fingers are fully extended. kyynärä – c. 60 cm – The distance from the elbow to the fingertips. syli – fathom, c. 180 cm – The distance between the fingertips of both hands when the arms are raised horizontally…

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Queen Maeve

Queen Maeve

Celtic Goddess of Earth, fertility and war. Also known as Queen Maeve and known as Mebd. She was a great conqueror and enjoyed enslaving the men of the Armies she defeated as spoils of war to pleasure her at will. A VERY lustful woman. Also known as the “Drunk Woman”. The mere sight of Maeve or Medb blinds enemies, and she runs faster than the fastest horse. A lewd woman, she needs thirty men a day to ease her sexual…

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