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Celtic & Arthurian Legends & Mythology

The legends, gods and goddesses from Irish and Celtic interweave with some of the stories from Arthurian legends to give a rich insight to the UK and Ireland

Electra Wilson - gwen by druidrogue, via Flickr (Genevieve)

Morgan le Fay by r-castellino

[Fantasy art] Morgan le Fay by r-castellino at Epilogue

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Rhiannon. Japanese illustrator Kinuko Craft

Japanese illustrator Kinuko Craft - Viola.bz

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Rhiannon - Maker of Birds by DriPoint on deviantART

Rhiannon - Maker of Birds by DriPoint on deviantART

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Britannia - Shieldmaiden of Albion by DriPoint on deviantART (personification of the British Isles in the form of a Goddess, by 5th century accepted as the spirit of the land)

Britannia - Shieldmaiden of Albion by DriPoint on deviantART

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Herne & Brigid

Brighid | Daughter of Avalon

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Brigid, born at the exact moment of daybreak, she rose into the sky with the sun, rays of fire beaming from her head. Daughter of Dagda and the great 'father-god' of Ireland. To read more follow the link.

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Modern depiction of Celtic Roundhouse, The Din Lligwy Ancient Village, 3-4th century AD, North Wales.

The coming of Lugh by Jim Fitzpatrick

The Kelpie by vyxe on deviantART - The kelpie is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore, said to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland. It would appear as a lost pony, but its dripping mane would identify it. The skins is said to be like a seals, smooth and as cold as death when touched.

The Kelpie by vyxe on deviantART

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Rhiannon, Welsh Lunar Goddess who rides her white mare. She symbolises endurance, that truth and integrity will always prevail.

Pagan She~Wolf Warrior: March 2011

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Sidhe by Kuoma inspired by Celtic fairy-tales.

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The Kelpie (Celtic) - supernatural water horse that haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland. Said to transform themselves into beautiful women to lure men into their traps, so they can drown and eat them.

Cerridwen - called 'the White Lady of Inspiration and Death'; her ritual pursuit of Gwion Bach symbolises the changing seasons. Her cauldron contains awen, meaning the divine spirit or poetic or prophetic inspiration. Her link as the Mother of Poetry is seen in her reborn son Taliesin.

"Shapeshifter" by Lisa Hunt. Her name is pronounced KARE-id-ooin or KARE-id-win) 'White Sow' or the 'White Crafty One' she is the Welsh grain and sow-Goddess, keeper of the cauldron of inspiration and Goddess of transformation.

Cerridwen - The Welsh mother Goddess, embodies all lunar attributes; fertility, creativity, harvest, inspiration, knowledge and luck. Her symbols are the cauldron, pigs and grain. The cauldron of inexhaustible elixir that endowed creativity and knowledge. Her symbol the pig, an animal that represents good fortune and riches, including spiritual

Merlins Apples – The story of Bardsey Island and the Mother Tree - also of Merlin's cave where he is said to be buried in a class coffin. One medieval legend places Avalon on Bardsey, the place King Arthur was taken when injured in his final battle.

Merlins Apples - The story of Bardsey Island and the Mother Tree

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Aine by Caroline Evans (Tuatha de Danann) Irish Love Goddess, also known as 'Lady of the Lake'. In Irish mythological legend, Aine was the Goddess who created abundance for all that grows upon Earth. She is also the Goddess of Prosperity, Protector of Women, Animals and the Environment.

Caroline Evans Fairy Art Aine

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Excalibur by *Erulian on deviantART

Excalibur by Erulian on deviantART

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