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Elf Elves In Norse Mythology

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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
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
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
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
This rune, the fifth rune of the third aett and twenty-first of the Elder Futhark, has two names. Kenaz/Kaunaz is the other rune with two names. Laguz is the best-known name of today’s rune. It means “lake.” Laukaz is the alternative name and means “leek,” a...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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A History of Elves
Elves, fairies, and leprechauns are all closely related in folklore, though elves specifically seem to have sprung from early Norse mythology.
Revealing the True Nature of Elves: Dangerous Beauties and Diabolical Fiends
The most ancient form of elves came from the mythology of the Norsemen. In Norse mythology, elves came in pairs – light and dark elves. Light elves were appreciated and esteemed by the god Odin.
The Year Christmas Died
Or his elves. Christmas past has become Christmas gone. The scenes inside Saks Fifth Avenue's many windows aren't easy to describe.
'The Shannara Chronicles' Is the Latest Example of How Elves Got Sexy
There is also some apparent linguistic conflation of elves and dwarves, particularly when it comes to the name “Alberich,” a cruel dwarf in Germanic mythology and Wagner's Ring Cycle, but with an elven name.
Margaret Atwood: 'In Tolkien, there are hardly any women at all'
But that doesn't mean we should be quick to accuse writers who have only certain types of characters (male or female, black or white, Christian or Muslim, hobbit or elf, etc.) ....

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