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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 Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism

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Norse Mythology: Legends of Gods and Heroes
Norse Mythology. Legends of Gods and Heroes by. Peter Andreas Munch.
Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society
The Reception of Old Norse Myth in Germany 1760-1820: Enthusiasm,.
Viktor Rydberg's Investigations into Germanic Mythology Volume II
We have seen that a cohesive group of myths is common to the Germanic The Germanic mythology, like the Vedic mythology, knows two high clans of gods.
Investigations into Germanic Mythology, Volume I
Alan L. Nothnagle, Building the East German Myth: Historical
Alan L. Nothnagle, Building the East German Myth: Historical Mythology and Youth. Propaganda in the German Democratic Republic, 1945–1989.

Suggested News Resources

Name change ordered for the Hobgoblin
Favourite suggestions include The Kobold, a sprite not unlike a goblin from German mythology, The Green Man and The Labeorphily, the pastime of collecting beer bottle labels. There were also about 50 suggestions which were variations on Hobgoblin.
Bavaria, Germany: King Ludwig's legacy
This extraordinary neo-Gothic construction, built with a limestone facade on rocks overlooking the Forggensee lake in the foothills of the Alps, was designed as a monument to the works of Richard Wagner and the figures of German mythology.

Suggested Web Resources

Germanic mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Continental Germanic mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norse and German Mythology
Glossary of Norse and German Mythology. Craig Chalquist, MS PhD.
Germanic Myths, Legends, and Sagas
Germanic Mythology and Culture. Nordic Mythology, a summary essay from Sweden.
German Mythology - Mythology and Folklore
Access old Germanic stories and accompanying illustrations. Includes short works by Wilhelm Busch and tales from the Grimm brothers.

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