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Mythology

"Most people think Mythology relates to something in ancient history. This is not the case. Mythology is found in the collective unconscious and the subconscious mind of the individual, and those contents are every bit as real today as they were at the time of the Ancient Greeks and long before. Pinterest allows you to explore the relevance of Mythology to you." Definition by Skip Conover.

Eriu Ériu is the namesake of Ireland, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann (Irish gods). She had two sisters Banba and Fódla (the top left). Amergin, the Milesian bard, stands to the right, with King Mil below him. Arriving by ship, they made a truce with the Tuatha Dé Danann to stay nine waves distance fr

One story is that God created Adam and Lilith as twins joined together at the back. She demanded equality with Adam, failing to achieve it, she left him in anger. This is sometimes accompanied by a Muslim legend that after leaving Adam Lilith slept with Satan, thus creating the demonic Djinn.

Venus Figurines: 1 Willendorf (Rhine/Danube), 2 Lespugue (Pyrenees/Aquitaine), 3 Laussel (Pyrenees/Aquitaine), 4 Dolní Věstonice (Rhine/Danube), 5 Gagarino no. 4 (Russia), 6 Moravany (Rhine/Danube), 7 Kostenki 1. Statuette no. 3 (Russia), 8 Grimaldi (Italy), 9 Chiozza di Scandiano (Italy), 10 Petrkovice (Rhine/Danube), 11 Modern sculpture (N. America), 12 Eleesivitchi (Russia); 13 Savignano (Italy), 14 “Brassempouy Venus” (Pyrenees/Aquitaine), 15 Hohle Fels (SW Germany).

“Remotely located near Penzance in the west Cornish moors is the unique and enigmatic Men-an-Tol stone. Archaeologists suggest that the three stones that comprise the Men-an-Tol are the remains of a Neolithic tomb because various types of holed stones have been found near the entrances to many burial chambers…”

Flidais is a Goddess described in early Irish literature. She is a shape-shifter and member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, known by the epithet Foltchaín ("beautiful hair"). In the Middle Irish glossary, Cóir Anmann ("Fitness of Names"), she is said to be the wife of the legendary High King Adamair and the mother of Nia Segamain, who by his mother's power was able to milk deer as if they were cows. She is considered a Hunting Goddess.

1890 "The knight and the mermaid", Isobel Lilian Gloag (1868-1917)

Japanese guardian God, Ungyo 吽形

Atheists are routinely asked how people will know not to rape and murder without religion... @MeltemArikan @JeanRaffa #Morality

Rapunzel’s Tower...... Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, Wales.- can sometimes be covered in vines!

Etruscan, about 500-480 BC Made in ancient Etruria, in Italy

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    In mythical times, one had to use every mythical help he could get; just like now!

'The Source' by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres.

'The Source' by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres.