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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
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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The Inquiring Eye: Classical Mythology in European Art - National ...
introduce the importance of Greek and Roman mythology as a pervasive cultural phenomenon ..... example was the French Ovid: trioralt'sf. which appeared ...
red mythology: a german eagle, a french fox, and the native ... - JStor
Naturally, this linguistic vision of the world is authorized by the myths and legends that .... French fox Jacques Derrida who called into question the stability of the.
Myth and Memory in French Commemorations of May 1968
Apr 1, 2010 Velmet, Aro. (2010). "40 Years is Enough: Myth and Memory in French Commemorations of May 1968.
The Reverse View: Greece and Greek Myths in Modern French ...
Greece and Greek Myths in. Modern French Theater. MARC ELI BLANCHARD.
Colonial Mythologies: Algeria in the French Imagination - Hal-SHS
Jun 23, 2009 To understand how Algeria appears to the French Imagination, we must ... to create a complete mythological system in which France, land of ...

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The Many Lives of Elizabeth Marsh
The pertinent anecdote is well known: he walked affectionately with Thomas More, an arm around his neck, but More told his son-in-law: 'If my head would win him a castle in France … it would not fail to go.
Traders strike gold in champagne caps
Living Legends: The Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans
The Indians have long been the subject of mythology and mystique.
Native American and Local Perspectives Featured at Annual Symposium
His discussion will examine the mythology and truth surrounding the tribal leader and reveal his legacy as an iconic folk hero. Antal served 20 years in the Canadian Army before retiring to focus on teaching, research and writing.
Beads Found in 3400-year-old Nordic Graves Were Made by King Tut's Glassmaker
Twenty-three of the glass beads found in Danish Bronze Age burials by the team of Danish and French archaeologists were blue, a rare color in ancient times. “Lapis lazuli was the most precious gemstone in Nordic Late Bronze Age. Blue glass was the next ...

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Mythology in France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mythologies in present-day France encompass the mythology of the Gauls, Franks, Normans, Bretons, and other peoples living in France, those ancient ...
Category:French legendary creatures - Wikipedia, the free ...
Pages in category "French legendary creatures". The following 18 pages are ... Categories: French mythology · European legendary creatures · French legends  ...
Category:French mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
French folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
French folklore encompasses the fables, folklore and fairy tales and legends of the Gauls, .... See also[edit]. French mythology ...
French Mythology - Mythology Dictionary
French Mythology - Life-taker, Hu Ching-t'e, Scath, Rahula, Amphoterus, Kibuka, ginseng, Jack the Giant Killer, Imana, Manah, Philomelus, Vopadeva, Friagne, .

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