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  1. Goddess2u

    The furies

    I was wondering what all do you all know about the furies? I have always found them interesting but haven't found exactly what I have been looking for on the furies yet.
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    Norse lands

    I was reading up on some myths and came across this. An earthquake shatters Fenrir's invincible chains. The great wolf swallows the sun, and winter covers the earth for three long, cold years. Then a mighty blast from the horn of Hemidall, guardian of the gods' home, echoes across the world...
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    Things that can be learned from mythology

    Have you ever realized all the different morals, lessons and other things you can learn from reading mythology? I love finding the stories of creations, but you can learn about the different faces of love, war, and so much more by studying mythology. What have you learned from your favorite myths?
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    Three classifications of jewish demons

    Rabbinical demonology has three classes of, demons, though they are scarcely separable one from another. There were the shedim, the mazziḳim ("harmers"), and the ruḥin ("evil spirits"). Besides these there were lilin ("night spirits"), ṭelane ("shade", or "evening spirits"), ṭiharire...
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    I found this information on Pan and thought it would be interesting to share it with you all. I couldn't remember which God was part goat and part human and now I am sure I won't forget any time soon. PAN Pan was a god of shepherds and flocks. Pan was the son of Hermes and a nymph. He was born...
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    Hephaestus was the lame god of fire and crafts or the two together, hence of blacksmiths. Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera or, in some accounts, of Hera alone. He limped because he was born lame, which caused his mother to throw him off Mount Olympus. Or in other accounts he interceded in...
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    With Valentines Day just around the corner I thought now would be a good time to talk about Cupid. Cupid was the Roman god of love, derived from the Greek god Eros. Cupid was the son of the goddess Venus, usually depicted as a boy carrying a quiver of arrows. Cupids arrows could draw people...
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    Is Greek mythology the only one that has Demi-Gods? Half human and half Gods such as Persius and even Hercules are Demi-Gods. I have always found them interesting.
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    Old wives' tales

    To me there is a pretty good difference between urban legends and old wives' tales. How many times have you heard old wives' tales that just made you laugh? I know I have heard plenty.
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    Norse creation

    Ymir There was nothing in the beginning but seemingly almost endless chasm called the Ginnungagap. Ginnungagap was a void like the Greek Chaos. Ginnungagap was bordered by Niflheim, which is the place of darkness and ice, far to the north; and Muspelheim, a place of fire, far to the south. Out...
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    The most common story of Medusa is that she was an incredible beauty and had caught the eye of Poseidon. Poseidon forced himself on her and she ran to the temple of Athena begging for help. Instead of helping her she cursed her so that no man could ever look upon her again and live. There are...
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    I found this about fairies and thought perhaps you might like to read it. I am a fairy nut I suppose. I absolute love them and in a sense I believe. Check out this link.
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    "The "Otherworld" was a domain of Celtic deities or supernatural beings such as the "Fairy People". The Otherworld was considered to be the Celtic version of heaven (or even hell to most Christian writers). They were hidden from mortal eyes by strong Otherworld magic. They were situated in all...
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    The devil's looking glass

    In Tennesse there is a place that is called the Devil's Looking Glass. There are many different stories about the place. One says there are actually seven demon faces in the rocks and if you find them all then you can conjure them. The Devil's Looking Glass is a sheer rock wall rising hundreds...
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    Celtic poems

    I found this poem and just love it. I was hoping that perhaps someone else had a few to share as well. "O Lady of the Fair Hair, Sing to me of the fair ancient land. Yours divine voice Whispers the poetry of magic that flow through the wind, Like sweet-tasting water of the Boyne. "Girls...
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    Demeter and persephone

    This is one of my absolute favorites and if you have never read it please do! According to Greek mythology, the earth once enjoyed an unending season of temperate weather, perfect for the growth of all plant life. Because trees were always green and flowers always bloomed, the world was filled...