My Top 5 Favorite Books About the Morrigan

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite books on the Morrigan.    Number 5: The Morrigan: Meeting the Great Queens by Morgan Daimler ~Morgan Daimler is a modern expert in all things Faery.   By extension, this makes her an ideal person to write about the Great Queen and…

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Maeve, the Morrigan, and Aine

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at three of the most important Irish Faery Queens.    Maeve, the Morrigan, and Aine are all powerful figures in the Irish pantheon of Gods. Maeve’s name means “she who intoxicates” which is a reference to both her association with mead and her ability to…

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The Eris and Maleficent Connection

For today’s post, I want to take a look at the connection between the Greek Goddess Eris and the Dark Faery Maleficent.    On the surface, it may seem that Eris and Maleficent are totally unique figures.   Eris is the Goddess of Strife, who delighted in battle and was often seen beside her brother…

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The 3 Divine Queens of Greek Myth

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the three Divine Queens of Greek Mythology.   These are the wives of the three eldest Olympian Gods.   So they are each Queen of one of the Divine lands, of Sky, of Sea, and of the Underworld!   Without further ado, let’s meet…

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The Morrighan and Valkyrie Connection

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the connection between the Irish War Goddess the Morrighan and Norse Valkyries.   The Morrighan is a Goddess of war, death, rebirth, prophecy, and even a Faery Queen.   Valkyries were handmaidens of Odin, and responsible for helping collect the souls of warriors who…

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Mermaids and the Moon

For today’s post, I would like to take a brief look at the connection between mermaids and the moon.   This was utilized to great effect in the Australian television series H2O: Just Add Water, and its follow-up series Mako Mermaids: An H2O Adventure.   However, the concept of mermaids having a deep and powerful…

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Aphrodite and Hermes

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at a lesser-known affair in Greek myth.   Aphrodite, the Goddess of love, and Hermes, the messenger of the Gods, had an affair.    This is largely overshadowed by Aphrodite’s more famous love matches with God of war Ares and human Adonis.    I have…

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Rhiannon Faery Queen and Goddess of Death

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have chosen to feature one of my favorite Goddesses, in her aspect of connecting to the dead.   Rhiannon is a Welsh Goddess, Faery Queen, and Representative of the Sovereignty of Dyfed!    Her first marriage to Pwyll even cemented his rulership over the land.   Her second…

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Morgana’s Mermaid Archetypes

For today’s post, I would like to look at the watery mermaid archetypes found in Celtic lore!    That is why this post is titled Morgana’s Mermaid Archetypes.   Water was sacred to the ancient Celts, and they viewed the world as divided based on elements.   The land of the air, land of the…

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