Wiki has an article on them, do you have more information?
Yes but were they more mythical than real, did they originate from Russia,
England, else where?
I don't think you'll find anything more specific than "a people alleged to inhabit the farthest north of Europe"
From the Online Encyclopedia:
Here's more about the Greek tradition:
To quote Bulfinch:
The northern portion of the earth was supposed to be inhabited by
a happy race named the Hyperboreans, dwelling in everlasting bliss
and spring beyond the lofty mountains whose caverns were supposed
to send forth the piercing blasts of the north wind, which chilled
the people of Hellas (Greece). Their country was inaccessible by
land or sea. They lived exempt from disease or old age, from toils
If you are into it you might want to check Nietzsche's short reference to them.
Thanks, i will look it up.
It's in the beginning of "The Anti-Christ".
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