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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Chinese Zodiac Signs: An Overview
Chinese zodiac presented the character of persons born under each sign in twelve consecutive years. Each year are represented by the twelve animals, as follows
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Mythical Animals as Representations of the Basic Ideas of Chinese
Rice Papers
the Confucian concepts of ideal government, Chinese mythological animals that survived in the arts were highly symbolic of these ideals.
Humanity and Space_docx
known mythological creatures of flight: the Fenghuang (phoenix) and the dragon.
Ancient Chinese mythological creatures. • Students will learn that animal forms can be used as symbols, guardian figures, gods, or as decoration.
Chinese Mythology in the Context of Hydraulic Society
Numerous Chinese gods, heroes, and mythological creatures, especially Yu 6 and the dragon, arc associated with water.

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Chinese Mythology - Mythical Creatures Guide
I have a list here of known Chinese Mythical creatures. I will add them accordingly in time. Feel free to fill them out yourselves as well.
Chinese mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Xiniu (犀牛) - or the rhinoceros, started to become mythical creatures when they became extinct in China.
Chimera (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chinese Mythological Creatures » Discussion » ChinesePod
Jun 5, 2011 What do you think of when we bring up the topic of mythological creatures? Unicorns, cyclops, pegasus?
Phoenix Rising: Mythical Creature, Phoenix Bird Mythology, Myth
In Chinese mythology, the phoenix is the symbol of high virtue and grace, of power and prosperity. It represents the union of yin and yang.

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