June 2011
Skeptic;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p67
The article focuses on the legend of the Scandinavian kraken. It cites a Medieval text "The King's Mirror" from Norway which shows that Scandinavians shared the sea monster legends of the rest of Europe which include the tales of mermaids and island-sized beasts. Also, it cites a Swedish Archbishop Olaus Magnus who wrote about monsters and beasts in his book "History of the Northern Peoples."


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