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Butterfly Lovers. The Butterfly Lovers is a Chinese legend of a tragic love story of a pair of lovers, Liang Shanbo (梁山伯) and Zhu Yingtai (祝英台), whose names form the title of the story.

Butterfly Lovers

The title is often abbreviated to Liang Zhu (梁祝). Sarah Anne Lawless. Asp Turtle. Wanted as a pet (5 votes).

Asp Turtle

Your rating? #0265 Multiple Cultures (culture) Aquatic (attribute) Deadly (behaviour) A gigantic colossal turtle that is sometimes mistaken as an island. Over time mud and soil accumulated on its shell and bushes and trees grew on it. Sailors would settle on what they thought was an island and light a fire and set up camp. Asp Turtle has been viewed 2587 times Previous: Asootee Next: Aspatra © Copyright 2011 - 2014 MythBeasts Asp Turtle Background Illustrations (Left top-bottom, right top-bottom): Medusa by Gonzalo Ordonez, Loch Ness Monster by dyb, Basilisk by JustMick, Shuck by Serphire, Ts Um A Kas - Illustration of a rock painting (from Dover publications). Family tree of the Greek gods.

Creation myth. Creation myths develop in oral traditions and therefore typically have multiple versions[3] and are the most common form of myth, found throughout human culture.[6] Definitions[edit] In Daoist creation myth, "The Way gave birth to unity; unity gave birth to duality; duality gave birth to trinity; trinity gave birth to the myriad creatures.

Creation myth

" (Daodejing, 4th century BCE)[13] Creation myth definitions from modern references: A "symbolic narrative of the beginning of the world as understood in a particular tradition and community. Religion professor Mircea Eliade defined the word myth in terms of creation: Myth narrates a sacred history; it relates an event that took place in primordial Time, the fabled time of the "beginnings. " Meaning and function[edit] All creation myths are in one sense etiological because they attempt to explain how the world was formed and where humanity came from.[18] Ethnologists and anthropologists[which?] Each beginning seems to presuppose an earlier beginning. ... Cthulhu is Still Calling by. SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY and FOLKLORE. Celtic Tree Calendar. Celtic Tree Calendar - Ogham Alphabet. The trees of the Ogham alphabet were divided into three classifications, which had nothing to do with their physical form.

Celtic Tree Calendar - Ogham Alphabet

They merely represented their order of importance to the Druids. Chieftains came first, followed by peasants and shrubs. Celtic Tree Lore. The moon is perhaps humankind’s oldest form of marking time. According to some scholars, the Celts used a Lunar Calendar that consisted of 13 months, each 28 days in length. Each month of the Celtic Lunar calendar bears the name of a tree, which also stands for one of the consonants in the Celtic ‘tree alphabet’. There are basically two different versions of this Lunar calendar: the Beth-Luis-Nion (which begins on the Winter Solstice) and the Beth-Luis-Fearn (which begins on Samhain). I work with the Beth-Luis-Nion simply because it seems to work the best for my style of Witchcraft. Beth-Luis-Nion version of The Celtic Tree calendar B – Beth, the Birch Month (December 24th – January 20th) L – Luis, the Rowan Month (January 21st – February 17th) N – Nion, the Ash month (February 18th – March 17th) F – Fearn, the Alder Month (March 18th – April 14th) S – Saille, the Willow Month (April 15th – May 12th) H – Huath, the Hawthorn Month (May 13th – June 9th) Trees Celtic Astrology by Helena Paterson.

Mythopoeic Society. History[edit] The Mythopoeic Society was founded in 1967 by Glen H.

Mythopoeic Society

GoodKnight. Originally composed of discussion groups based in the Los Angeles area, it expanded to include organized branches across North America; in 1972 it assimilated the Tolkien Society of America. Membership is open to those who read, study, or write in the genres of myth and fantasy. Publications[edit] Three periodical publications are produced by the society: Mythprint is a monthly newsletter with notices of Society activity, book reviews and articles; Mythopoeic Society membership includes electronic Mythprint (PDF), also available in print format by subscription.Mythlore, edited by Janet Brennan Croft, publishes peer-reviewed articles on mythic and fantastic works, available by subscription.[1]The Mythic Circle is a collection of original fiction and poetry, published yearly, available by subscription.

Activities[edit] Mythopoeic Awards[edit] All mythologies. Godchecker.com - Your Guide To The Gods. Mythology Guide - A dictionary of Greek and Roman Myths. Mythological Monsters. The Endicott Studio Journal of Mythic Arts, Summer 2003. About the Author: Heinz Insu Fenkl is the author of Memories of My Ghost Brother and other works.

The Endicott Studio Journal of Mythic Arts, Summer 2003

For more information, please visit his Endicott bio page Copyright © 2003 by Heinz Insu Fenkl. This article first appeared in Realms of Fantasy magazine, 2003 . This material may not be reproduced in any form without the author's express written permission. Women in Greek Myths.