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by Jan Pohunek
Rübenzahl is called Krakonos (pronounce Krakonosh, "a" like in "mark") in Czech, as the Giant mountains' Czech name is Krkonose. Older stories about him (P.J. Preatorius) reflect him as an evil spirit with a bit harsh sense for humor, later focus on his help to poor local people.

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    Herr Johannes

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