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Celtic Twilight - Book Review
Reading Celtic Twilight is like spending evenings with William B. Yeats as he quietly and expressively relates tales told to him by the people of the lands he wandered through as a younger man full of the passion of mysticism and the people of his beloved Ireland.
Panchatantra - Ancient Fables
The Panchatantra (Five Principles) of ancient India is a collection of fables originally written in Sanskrit. It is believed to have been written by Vishnu Sharma.
Amun - Egyptian God
Amun had many aspects in his role as a deity. At first he was an earthly god, in human form, yet invisible. His name, Amun, meant "Hidden One", for he represented the essential and hidden.
Eostre - Germanic Goddess Of Spring
The German goddess of spring, fertility, and rebirth is considered by many to be Eostre, sometimes referred to as Ostara. Some say Eostre is the ancient Norse goddess of spring. Both the name Eostre and Ostara are often used in Germanic Neopaganism.
Oak Tree In Lore And Myth
In Greek mythology Dryads, faerie-like creatures, lived in Oak trees -- they are actually tree nymphs. A Dryad is very shy except when around Artemis the goddess who is a friend to most nymphs.
Oak Tree - Sacred To Gods And Druids
Among the sacred trees in many legends, the mighty oak stands noble and tall. The oak tree in lore and myth represents great symbolic meanings to the pantheons of mythology, to the druids...
Kappa Legends Of Japan
Yokai can be malevolent, mischievous, and some may bring good fortune to those who see them. Some, like the kappa, are flesh-eating water monsters who kidnap children, and drown people or animals.
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Human Giants - Fact Or Myth?
Throughout the history of folklore and mythology there have been stories and legends of giants. One may often wonder if the myths were based on facts or if the facts actually became distorted into mythological legends over time.
There is evidence that as early as 1700 BC, the ceremonies and festival for the Mysteries were held at the site. The rituals and ceremonies performed to initiate new followers of Demeter and Persephone are called the Eleusinian Mysteries.
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