Winter Spirits

Barbegazi
Caretaker of the Alps
The Jólasveinarnir
Yuletide Lads of Iceland
Uldra
The Little Reindeer People of Lapland
Leshy
Slavic Forest Guardian
The Callicantzari
The Yule Goblins of Greece
Windigo
Spirit of the Lonely Places
Spectral
Hounds of the Wild Hunt
Mithra
Lord of Heavenly Light

Sources:

Yule in Iceland website
When Santa was a Shaman Tony Van Renterghem
Encyclopedia Mythica website
Enccyclopedia of Things that Never Were Michael Page & Robert Ingpen
The Book of Christmas Brendan Lehane
Fairies and Elves The Editors of Time-Life Books
Dwarfs The Editors of Time-Life Books
The Complete Book Of Gnomes Rien Poortvliet
Fairies Brain Froud and Alan Lee
Bulfinch’s Mythology Unknown
A Field Guide To Goblins Brian Froud
Black Dogs: Guardians of the corpse ways Bob Trubshaw; published on-line in At the Edge
Black dogs in folklore Bob Trubshaw; published on-line in At the Edge
The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Translated by Jack Zipes
Glamoury Steve Blamires
Celtic Myth and Magick Edain McCoy
The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries: Cosmology and Salvation in the Ancient World David Ulansey
Gods and Goddesses The Editors of Time-Life Books
Philosophical Research Society, website

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