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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
Nyx is Night, a powerful goddess whose dark light falls from the stars and who dictates not only to men but also to gods. Even Zeus does not wish to upset Night: It happened that Hera bribed Hypnos in order to make Zeus fall asleep, so that she could have it...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Perseus as he frees Andromeda
Aries as the male tendency to fight for a cause, perhaps rarely realizing the cause may just as well be an effort to liberate something within as trying to fight for a worldly prize. The picture shows Perseus as he frees Andromeda from the cliff which she is...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Astrology >> Ares
The Book of the Law, Liber 220, Part I
I;1. Had! The manifestation of Nuit. I;2. The unveiling of the company of heaven. I;3. Every man and every woman is a star. I;4. Every number is infinite; there is no difference. I;5. Help me, o warrior lord of Thebes, in my unveiling before...
Thelema >> The Book of the Law
The falcon, soaring with outstretched wings was already in Predynastic times seen as the sky-god, his eyes were called the sun and the moon. The sky, the sun and the falcon were at this time equaled with the king and out of this came the symbol of the winged...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Mercurius solubilis/vivis (Mercury / Quicksilver)
Mercurius solubilis means fluid mercury or quicksilver; mercurius vivis is 'living' mercury: two forms of the homoeopathic mercury who are very much alike and therefore discussed together. There is a metal mercury, a planet Mercury and a god Mercury, who...
Remedies >> Remedies M

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Spur-winged plover chicks.
Spur-wing plovers or masked lapwing as they are sometimes called were first recorded near Invercargill in1932. It's thought that they were self-introduced from Australia. They soon spread to many other area and by 1994 the population was estimated at ...
Long-tailed Cormorant samen met een Spur-winged Plover!
Op de voorgrond staat een Long-tailed Cormorant (Afrikaanse Dwergaalscholver) van 60 cm groot. Herkenbaar aan zijn lange staart. Op de achtergrond staat een Spur-winged Plover (Sporen Kievit) van 28 cm groot.
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Four spur-winged plovers stood, almost indistinguishable on a dry, pale yellow, sparsely grassed slope, and a pair of oystercatchers idled beside a small pond in which a family of paradise ducks puddled.
Chique om te zien!
De Spur-winged Plover is 28 cm groot. Een mooie vogel in zwart, wit en grijs/ bruin. Je vindt hem meestal bij water en is bijna nooit alleen.
Snipe hunting well worth the challenge
The open water held sheets of ducks - pintails and swarms of green-winged and blue-winged teal. Mud flats and patches of flooded prairie were alive with dozens of species of shorebirds - sandpipers, dowitchers, black-necked stilts, plovers.

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