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http://tiny.cc/nrvrux This powerful book will change your perspective on the Underworld. It uncovers and illustrates the archetypal gods and motifs of earth mythology. Allow the thought-provoking stories and images to sit with you and speak to you. Let them spark your own dreams and associations, opening doors for you in surprisingly meaningful ways. Be inspired by a guided journey to a realm rarely approached with daytime consciousness.
Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore these creatures have a likely origin of the Jotner in Norse mythology. Jotner were most damaging to the Norse gods , but sometimes benefit

In Norse mythology, Rán (Old Norse "sea") is a sea goddess. She is married to Ægir and they have nine daughters together. She had a net in which she tried to capture men who ventured out on the sea She is also associated with the practice of sailors bringing gold with them on any voyage, so that if they drowned while at sea, Ran would be pleased by their gift. (wiki)

In Norse mythology, Rán (Old Norse "sea") is a sea goddess. She is married to Ægir and they have nine daughters together. She had a net in which she tried .

Slav Mythology (a small part of it)

Slav Mythology (a small part of it)

The Norns~ URD {What once was} VERDANDI {What is coming into being} SKULD { WHAT SHALL BE}

The Norns~ Urd {What once was} Verdandi {What is coming into being} Skuld {What shall be}

Germanova as the Witch in “The Blue Bird”. Maeterlinck of Moscow Art Theatre. c. 1908.

Maria Germanova/ the Moscow Art Theatre photographed in her fairy -role costume of The Blue Bird, (L’Oiseau bleu ), a 1908 play by Maurice Maeterlinck.

At Ephesus,the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World  attracted pilgrims from all over the Graeco-Roman world. The temple was erected in 29 BC. to the goddess Roma and the deified Julius Caesar. The cult of emperor worship was promoted there.

Temple of Artemis At Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. erected in 29 BC. to the goddess Roma and the deified Julius Caesar.

Hunting Giant Octopuses, Flying Turtles, and Other Ancient Sea Monsters. (Miller, G. 2013)

Hunting Giant Octopuses, Flying Turtles, and Other Ancient Sea Monsters

Hunting Giant Octopuses, Flying Turtles, and Other Ancient Sea Monsters - Wired Science [ARTICLE]

The Norns, also called the Three Wyrd Sisters are three Goddesses part of the Norse mythology. They are the Goddesses of Fate. They live at the roots of the World tree Yggdrasil where they guard the Well of Fate while they are spinning the threads of life. Have to figure out a tattoo for them

The Norns (Old Norse: norn, plural: nornir) in Norse mythology are female beings who rule the destiny of gods and men, a kind of dísir comparable to the Fates in Greek mythology. the three most important norns, Urðr (Wyrd), Verðandi and Skuld come out fro

When Odin was still young - before he had hanged himself on Yggdrasil and drunk from the Well of Wisdom - his eyes had fallen on a jotun named Loki. - D’Aularies’ book of Norse Myths.

Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: Odin hangs from the World Tree.

The Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems primarily preserved in the Icelandic mediaeval manuscript Codex Regius. Along with Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most important extant source on Norse mythology and Germanic heroic legends.

This colourful front page of the Prose Edda in an century Icelandic manuscript shows Odin, Heimdallr, Sleipnir and other figures from Norse Religion of Old. & renewed Legally in midcentury-- by Law in Iceland.

Title: Perseus, Artist: Justin Sweet, Date of Origin: April 4, 2007 This illustration depicts Perseus' use of Medusa's head to save Andromeda from the sea monster. In this particular depiction, Perseus' heroism and fearlessness are emphasized.

Title: Perseus, Artist: Justin Sweet, Date of Origin: April 2007 This illustration depicts Perseus' use of Medusa's head to save Andromeda from the sea monster. In this particular depiction, Perseus' heroism and fearlessness are emphasized.

Astarte - Figurines of Astarte have been found at various archaeological sites in Israel, showing the goddess with two horns

Ishtar Alabaster, gold, terracotta and rubies Century BC. From the necropolis of Hillah, near Babylon