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Graham Hancock, BBC Atlantis Reborn Again (1) (FORBIDDEN HISTORY, LOST CIVILIZATIONS SERIES) Facts & Figures: Enchanted Objects. Enchanted Objects Arthurian Legend The following magical objects found in the Arthurian legend are actually too enormous to list here.

Facts & Figures: Enchanted Objects

Since Arthur and some of his companions are found in Welsh (Celtic) literature, it is only right to list their possessions here. Back to the Appendix French Legend Though, the Charlemagne legend doesn't belong here, they are sometimes listed in Arthurian legend, comparing the object between two different legends. Seven princes of Hell. There have been various demonologies (classifications of demons) in Christian demonology and classical occultism and Renaissance magic.

Seven princes of Hell

Classification systems are based on the nature of the demon, the sin with which they tempt people, the month in which their power was strongest, the saints that were their adversaries, or other characteristics. Classification by domain[edit] It can be noted that according to each author listed below, the domain of each demon is very different (with the exception of Francesco Maria Guazzo, who seem to have copied Michael Psellus with little difference). It can also be seen that each author chooses and classifies demons differently.

The Testament of Solomon[edit] Psellus' classification of demons[edit] Michael Psellus prepared a classification of demons in the 11th century, which was an inspiration for the classification Francesco Maria Guazzo prepared later. Eight Immortals - encyclopedia article about Eight Immortals. The Eight Immortals (Chinese: 八仙; pinyin: Bāxiān; Wade–Giles: Pa¹hsien¹) are a group of legendary xian ("immortals; transcendents; saints") in Chinese mythology.

Eight Immortals - encyclopedia article about Eight Immortals.

Each Immortal's power can be transferred to a power tool (法器) that can bestow life or destroy evil. Together, these eight tools are called the "Covert Eight Immortals" (暗八仙 àn ~). Most of them are said to have been born in the Tang or Song Dynasty. They are revered by the Taoists and are also a popular element in the secular Chinese culture.

They are said to live on a group of five islands in the Bohai Sea, which includes Penglai Mountain-Island. The Immortals are: For their names in Chinese characters and Wade-Giles, see the individual pages in the list above. Ancient History. Juggernaut1k7. Monsters. Greek & Roman. Finnish mythology. Finnish mythology is the mythology that goes with Finnish paganism, of which a modern revival is practiced by a small percentage of the Finnish people.

Finnish mythology

It has many features shared with fellow Finnic Estonian mythology and its non-Finnic neighbours, the Balts and the Scandinavians. Some of their myths are also distantly related to the myths of other Finno-Ugric speakers like the Samis. Finnish mythology survived within an oral tradition of mythical poem-singing and folklore well into the 19th century. Although the gradual influence of surrounding cultures raised the significance of the sky-god in a monolatristic manner, the father god "Ukko" (Old Man) was originally just a nature spirit like all the others.

Of the animals, the most sacred was the bear, whose real name was never uttered out loud, lest his kind be unfavorable to the hunting. Study of Finnish mythological and religious history[edit] The origins and the structure of the world[edit] Earth was believed to be flat. Places[edit] Facts & Figures: Enchanted Objects. Seven princes of Hell. All mythologies.

World Myths and Legends in Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts) Aesop's Fables - Online Collection - 656+ fables - Ancient Religions And Myths. Internet Sacred Text Archive Home. Heroes of History - The Heroic Monomyth. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.

Heroes of History - The Heroic Monomyth

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