- Eastern European (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Rural (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
A cosmic being that ploughed and cultivated the Earth, which was represented as Mati-Syra-Zemlya. No human could cover the amount of ground as Mikula nor even use his tools. Later Mikula became a culture hero with the advent of Christianity spreading into Russia.
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Background Illustrations (Left top-bottom, right top-bottom): Medusa by Gonzalo Ordonez, Loch Ness Monster by dyb,
Basilisk by JustMick, Shuck by Serphire, Ts Um A Kas - Illustration of a rock painting (from Dover publications).