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    Poseidon (Neptune) Greek God - Art Picture by GenzoMan (Roman Neptune) His domain is the ocean, called the 'God of the Sea' and 'Earth-Shaker' due to his role in causing earthquakes, also known as the tamer of horses.

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The white stag is a familiar creature of myth and legend. The white stag in Celtic myth is an indicator that the Otherworld is near. It appears when one is transgressing or breaking a taboo. It also appears as an impetus to quest--the white stag or hart often appears in the forests around King Arthur's court, sending the knights off on to adventure against gods and fairies.

Hyppogriff. A legendary animal, half horse and half griffin. Its father was a griffin and its mother was a filly. It is often found in ancient Greek art and appeared largely in medieval legends. It is also a symbol of love.

The Beast Glatisant (barking Beast) is a monster from the Arthurian Legends. The beas has the head of a snake, body of a leopard, haunches of a lion, and hooves of a deer.

In Norse mythology, the einherjar (Old Norse "lone fighters") are those that have died in battle and are brought to Valhalla by valkyries. In Valhalla, the einherjar eat their fill of the nightly-resurrecting beast Sæhrímnir, and are brought their fill of mead (from the udder of the goat Heiðrún) by valkyries. The einherjar prepare daily for the events of Ragnarök, when they will advance for an immense battle at the field of Vígríðr.

Angrboda is a jotun and lives in Jotunheim, "the land of the giants" in the hall of Angrboda. The name Angrboda means "the one who brings grief" or "She who offers sorrow" Angrboda is married to Loki, Angroboda and Loki are the parents to Hel, the Midgard serpent and the Fenrir wolf.

Ishat is a Phoenician Goddess of Fire (Her name means "Fire"). She is mentioned in the Epic of Ba'al as one of the enemies of the God who is destroyed by Anat, the Warrior Goddess. I

Amarok is the name of a gigantic wolf in Inuit mythology. It is said to hunt down and devour anyone foolish enough to hunt alone at night. Unlike real wolves who hunt in packs, Amarok hunts alone. It is sometimes considered equivalent to the waheela of cryptozoology.

Mari is the basic name of the goddess found throughout the Mediterranean region, and Isis-Mari is her Egyptian name. Like Mary of the Christian tradition, she is a vast cosmic sky goddess as well as an earth mother goddess. In the Egyptian tradition, she was associated with a star which was the source of love and light radiating from her heart.

Celtic SADV: Deer Goddess, associated with forests, the doe and fawn, she is one of the most ancient of the Celt Goddesses.

Berserkers were fierce Norse warrior who wore pelts into battle of the animal they channeled (they were said to fight like the lean bears). They went into a frenzied rage, unable to tell friend from foe. Berserkers could not be harmed by fire, or iron.

In Norse mythology, a Fylgja (Old Norse, literally "someone that accompanies,") is a supernatural being which accompanies a person in connection to their fate or fortune. Fylgjur usually appear in the form of an animal, but the sagas relate that they could appear while a person is awake as well, and that seeing one's Fylgja is an omen of one's impending death. However, when Fylgjur appear in the form of women, they are then supposedly guardian spirits for people or clans.

Apate was the Greek Goddess and Personification of Deceit. She was one of the evil spirits released from Pandora's box. Her mother was Nyx, the Goddess and Personification of Night.

Domnu, Goddess mother of the Fomorians - In The Silurian, book 3, Owen White-tooth threatened to bring a Formorian army with him to battle against Arthur; Bedwyr thought the Formorians were real warriors of the Gaels, and this threat caused him a lot of worry.

The Minotaur. In Greek mythology, the Minotaur is a creature with the head of a bull and the body of a man. .

The Fire Giants. In Norse mythology, Surtr is a jötunn. Surtr is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. In both sources, Surtr is foretold as being a major figure during the events of Ragnarök; carrying his bright sword, he will go to battle against the Æsir, he will do battle with the major god Freyr, and afterward the flames that he brings forth will engulf the Earth.

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Étaín —a figure of Irish mythology, best known as the heroine of Tochmarc Étaíne (English: The Wooing Of Étaín), one of the oldest and richest stories of the Mythological Cycle. She is sometimes known by the epithet Echraide, (“horse rider”), suggesting links with horse deities and figures such as the Welsh Rhiannon and the Gaulish Epona.

In Greek mythology, Mestra was a daughter of Erysichthon, King of Thessaly. She had the ability to change her shape at will, a gift of her lover Poseidon. Her father exploited this gift in order to sate the insatiable hunger with which he had been cursed by Demeter for violating a grove sacred to the goddess. Erysichthon would repeatedly sell Mestra to suitors for the bride prices they would pay, only to have the girl return home to her father in the form of various animals.

In Inuit mythology, Sedna is a sea goddess and master of the animals, especially mammals such as seals, of the ocean. She lives in Adlivun, the Inuit underworld.

The dark elves, known as Dökkálfar, are subterranean creatures of Scandinavian mythology who inhabit the world of Svartalfheim.

The Northern Grove Rán - Norse Goddess of the Deep Sea "In the deep sea caves By the sounding shore, In the dashing waves When the wild storms roar, In Her cold gren bowers, In the Northern Fiords, She lurks and She glowers, She grasps and She hoards And She spreads Her strong Net for Her prey." --James Baldwin--

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