thewinterstag:    Greek mythology casting - Charlize Theron as Amphitrite: queen of the sea

thewinterstag: Greek mythology casting - Charlize Theron as Amphitrite: queen of the sea

Brigid - " Bride of the earth, sister of the faeries, daughter of the Tuatha de Danaan, keeper of the eternal flame. In autumn, the nights began to lengthen, and the days grew shorter, as the earth went to sleep. Now, Brighid stokes her fire, burning flames in the hearth, bringing light back to us once more. Winter is brief, but life is forever. Brighid makes it so."

Brigid - " Bride of the earth, sister of the faeries, daughter of the Tuatha de Danaan, keeper of the eternal flame. In autumn, the nights began to lengthen, and the days grew shorter, as the earth went to sleep. Now, Brighid stokes her fire, burning flames in the hearth, bringing light back to us once more. Winter is brief, but life is forever. Brighid makes it so."

creatures of myth: banshees In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. There are Irish families who are believed to have banshees attached to them, and whose cries herald the death of a member of that family.

creatures of myth: banshees In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. There are Irish families who are believed to have banshees attached to them, and whose cries herald the death of a member of that family.

Hy dad*waves*

Hy dad*waves*

Nike, the winged goddess of victory

Nike, the winged goddess of victory

Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Scarlett Johansson as Aphrodite The goddess who was sprung from the dark-blue depths of the sea and was nurtured by the foam from the frothing waves. (x)  -Yes please <3-

Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Scarlett Johansson as Aphrodite The goddess who was sprung from the dark-blue depths of the sea and was nurtured by the foam from the frothing waves. (x) -Yes please <3-

BALDER God of light, joy, beauty, purity. Friendly, gentle, wise, Balder was considered among the best of the gods. He dreamed his death; Frigg extracted an oath from every creature, object, and force in nature to never harm her son. However, she overlooked the mistletoe due to its youth and small size. Loki created a dart from the plant and manipulated Balder’s blind twin brother, Hod, into killing Balder. When the new world arises from the aftermath of Ragnarok, Balder will be reborn.

BALDER God of light, joy, beauty, purity. Friendly, gentle, wise, Balder was considered among the best of the gods. He dreamed his death; Frigg extracted an oath from every creature, object, and force in nature to never harm her son. However, she overlooked the mistletoe due to its youth and small size. Loki created a dart from the plant and manipulated Balder’s blind twin brother, Hod, into killing Balder. When the new world arises from the aftermath of Ragnarok, Balder will be reborn.

Mythology picspam - Venus Rising from the Sea

Mythology picspam - Venus Rising from the Sea

O spear of Hekate of the Crossroads    Which she bears as she travels Olympus    And dwells in the holy triple-ways of the Earth    She who is crowned with oak-leaves    And the coils of wild snakes.

O spear of Hekate of the Crossroads Which she bears as she travels Olympus And dwells in the holy triple-ways of the Earth She who is crowned with oak-leaves And the coils of wild snakes.

Mnemosyne, Goddess of Memory - 'First among the gods he [Hermes, inventor of the lyre] honoured Mnemosyne, mother of the Mousai, in his song; for the son of Maia was of her following"

Mnemosyne, Goddess of Memory - 'First among the gods he [Hermes, inventor of the lyre] honoured Mnemosyne, mother of the Mousai, in his song; for the son of Maia was of her following"

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