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fee, the aos sí, celt mythology, fairies

fee, the aos sí, celt mythology, fairies

The Slaugh, a rude name for the primeval monsters and beasts that make up the lesser fey that is a part of the Unseelie Court. The Host was a polite phrase and only the Unseelie could say ‘slaugh’ and not have it be a mortal insult. They are nightmarish creatures that are feared even among the Unseelie where inhumanity is common. The Slaugh is what makes up the Wild Hunt. They are a horde of evil spirits in Scotland, who fly in groups like birds

Sluagh the dead irish sinners. hunts down souls. these spirits come from the west enter a house where someone is dying to take away that person's soul

Manannan Mac Lir lifting the veil between Cu Chulainn and Fand

Manannan mac Lir, Celtic God of the Sea. His wife Fand fell in love with the Ulster hero Cuchulainn. Manannan shook a magic cloak between them to ensure they would never meet again.

In Irish-Celtic myth, Ogma is the god of eloquence and learning. A member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, he may be related to the Gallic god Ogmios.

In Irish-Celtic myth, Ogma is the god of eloquence and learning. A member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, he may be related to the Gallic god Ogmios. Ogma is syncretic with Herakles or Hercules.

The glaistig is a creature from Scottish mythology, a type of fuath. It is also known as maighdean uaine (green maiden), and may appear as a woman of beautiful or monstrous mien, as a half-woman half-goat similar to a satyr, or in the shape of a goat. The lower goat half of her hybrid form is usually disguised by a long, flowing green robe or dress, and the woman often appears grey with long yellow hair.The glaistig could serve in legend as both a malign and benign creature.

mythology-and-art: “ The glaistig is a creature from Scottish mythology, a type of fuath. It is also known as maighdean uaine (green maiden), and may appear as a woman of beautiful or monstrous mien,.

Dobhar-Chu by DMStrecker.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Only with great sacrifice is the menacing Dobhar appeased. Ink on paper, Clean-Up in Photoshop © 2013 Darren Strecker Dobhar-Chu

Brownie

Pixies like to steal horses and ponies, throw pots and pans, but will thresh corn for a reward of bread and cheese

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