Recent content by Munnin13

  1. M

    Why was the sword in the stone?!

    There are also actually some tales that say the Lady of the Lake only gave Arthur the sword back fixed, after it was broken in battle against the so called Fisher King, but I suspect by the naming pattern that it might be a later French addition to the Welsh lore, trying to reconcile the stone...
  2. M

    What should i read first

    You probably read Edith Hamilton's Mythology by now and The Golden Bough? The Odyssey and the Aeneid are awesome of course, but fairly standard too. If this is the case, the next level of knowledge I would recommend is Richard Lewis Farnell, The Cults of the Greek States. After that, the...
  3. M

    Why was the sword in the stone?!

    There is more than one type of mythology that ascribes a certain kind of vital essence to a rock. The Niobe rock of Greek mythology, the weapon that allowed David to overcome Goliath in Biblical lore, and Celtic mythology is no exception to this rule as can be evidenced from Merddyn delivering...
  4. M

    The unrecognized power couple of the gods

    That is a good point. I like to present evidence when I can, but the possibility of an insight is one of the things that draws me to mythology
  5. M

    The unrecognized power couple of the gods

    Glad you liked it. Appreciate the correction too. As for Athena providing the sword, I felt it to be a common motif when a deity is invoked to protect against, in a manner of speaking, some darker version of themselves, either because of the duality involved in the functions of most Olympians...
  6. M

    The unrecognized power couple of the gods

    The Unrecognized Power Couple of the Gods Co-Written by Ishamael and Semirhage To understand the origins of this power couple, one must reexamine the Medusa Poseidon myth with a less human perspective. Generally mankind sees something that occurs in their lives of an unwanted and...
  7. M

    Hi there, I was registered here on the site as IshamaelMoridin but cannot access that account...

    Hi there, I was registered here on the site as IshamaelMoridin but cannot access that account anymore. Is it possible to find out if I was banned for something? All of my posts were mythologically based and did not contain spam of any kind, so would appreciate some help.
Top