You are here:
  1. » Home
  2. » Areas
  3. » Mythology
  4. » Other mythologies
  5. » Rauni
Cite/print/rate article
Send comment    References


by Micha F. Lindemans
In Finnish mythology, the wife of the thunder-god Ukko. The name is derived from the Icelandic reynir, or the Swedish rönn, "rowan", a blessed tree which offers protection against evil spirits and which is often connected with Ukko.

The Finnish Lapps know a deity called Raudna and sacrifice reindeer to her as to Ukko himself.

Article details:

  • N/A

Page tools: