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Gamayun, one of three prophetic birds of Russian folklore, alongside Alkonost and Sirin (painting by Viktor Vasnetsov, 1897).

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Midsummer Night Celebrations in England

"Hand in hand, with fairy grace, Will we sing, and bless this place." ~William Shakespeare, "A Midsummer Night's Dream". ☾★‿❤⁀☆✻ (¯`☾´¯)‿.★´⁀☾‿.✻❤ ‘★.¸.☆✻ ✻☆‿❤⁀★☾ Artwork: "Midsummer Eve" by Edward Robert Hughes, c. 1908 via mystic pixel

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THE BANSHEE is a female spirit in Irish mythology, usually seen as an omen of death and a messenger from the underworld. In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. In Scottish Gaelic mythology, she is known as the bean sìth or bean-nighe and is seen washing the bloodstained clothes or armour of those who are about to die.

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Rhiannon In Celtic Paganism

Epona was a protector of horses, donkeys, and mules. She was a Celtic goddess of fertility,

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