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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
An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros

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Menstruation in Rural Igbo Women of South East Nigeria: Attitudes
KEY WORDS: Culture, menstruation, Igbo, myth, hygiene. Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Nigeria.
The Way We Once Were
Mirror in the mask: Expression of African ambiguity in modern
The same fable appears in Igbo mythology even though no- body claims to be its author (being a generalised oral work).
The Sacred Festival of Iri Ji Ohuru in Igboland, Nigeria
4. Mythology and Fables Featuring Ikenga.

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A journey around Igbo Ukwu bronze
Hence, according to one of the versions of Igbo mythology, Nri is the cradle of Igbo race just as Ile – Ife of Yoruba race.

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Odinani - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sacred Authority in Igbo Society. Page 115; ^ Diala, Isidore. Ritual and Mythological Recuperation in the Drama of Esiaba Irobi.
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Igbo mythology Summary |
Igbo mythology summary with 5 pages of lesson plans, quotes, chapter summaries, analysis, encyclopedia entries, essays, research information, and more.
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Igbo mythology
Ọdinani, also Ọdinala, Omenala,Omenana, Odinana or Ọmenani is the traditional cultural beliefs and practises of the Igbo people of West Africa.

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