Vammatar is the Finnish goddess of pain, disease, and/or suffering (other versions have her as more actively negative, the goddess of evil and misfortune). She is the daughter of
Tuoni(god of the underworld) and Tuonetar(goddess of death). Her sisters are Kipu-Tyttö, Kivutarand Loviatar.
She is also a fictional character in the
Conan the Barbarianseries of books, appearing as the Witch-Queen of portions of Hyperborea, an enemy of Conan and a sometime ally of Kulan Gath.
* [http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix/vammat.htm The Unofficial Handbook of the Marvel Universe (Appendix)]
* [http://www.llewellynencyclopedia.com/term/Vammatar The Llewellyn Encyclopedia]
* [http://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/finnish-mythology.php?deity=VAMMATAR godchecker.com]
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