The kraken is a legendary cephalopod-like sea monster of gigantic size in Scandinavian folklore. According to the Norse sagas, the kraken dwells off the coasts of Norway and Greenland and terrorizes nearby sailors. Authors over the years have postulated that the legend may have originated from sightings of giant squids that may grow to 13–15 meters (40–50 feet) in length. The sheer size and fearsome appearance attributed to the kraken have made it a common ocean-dwelling monster in various fictional works. The kraken has been the focus of many superstitious sailors passing the North Atlantic and especially sailors from the Nordic countries due to their proximity and its Scandinavian origin. Throughout the centuries the kraken has been a staple part of sailors' superstitions and mythos being heavily linked to sailors' ability of telling a tall tale.
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May 24, 2021
Overall nice poster - Colors could be brighter though
Feb 9, 2021
Just what I expected. Looks great on the wall
Feb 1, 2021
My print was beautifully done! I was so happy to see it come in the mail. It arrived quickly from when I ordered it. Thanks so much!
Dec 19, 2020
Exactly as pictured! Great quality and fast shipping!
Nov 3, 2020