THE ERINYES (also called The Furies) were three netherworld goddesses who avenged crimes against the natural order. They were particularly concerned with homicide, unfilial conduct, crimes against the gods, and perjury. A victim seeking justice could call down the curse of the Erinys upon the criminal. The most powerful of these was the curse of the parent upon the child–for the Erinyes were born of just such a crime, being sprung from the blood of Ouranos, when he was castrated by his son…

THE ERINYES (also called The Furies) were three netherworld goddesses who avenged crimes against the natural order. They were particularly concerned with homicide, unfilial conduct, crimes against the gods, and perjury. A victim seeking justice could call down the curse of the Erinys upon the criminal. The most powerful of these was the curse of the parent upon the child–for the Erinyes were born of just such a crime, being sprung from the blood of Ouranos, when he was castrated by his son…

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Rhiannon, an old Welsh Goddess of the earth, fertility, horses and birds, who also has links to the Underworld. She is often depicted riding through Wales on a beautiful white horse.

Rhiannon, an old Welsh Goddess of the earth, fertility, horses and birds, who also has links to the Underworld. She is often depicted riding through Wales on a beautiful white horse.

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Persephone is the goddess of the underworld in Greek mythology. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, goddess of the harvest. Persephone was such a beautiful young woman that everyone loved her, even Hades wanted her for himself. One day, when she was collecting flowers on the plain of Enna, the earth suddenly opened and Hades rose up from the gap and abducted her.

Persephone is the goddess of the underworld in Greek mythology. She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, goddess of the harvest. Persephone was such a beautiful young woman that everyone loved her, even Hades wanted her for himself. One day, when she was collecting flowers on the plain of Enna, the earth suddenly opened and Hades rose up from the gap and abducted her.

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Gwyn ap Nudd Celtic (Welsh)-Celtic God of the underworld. Originally a war God who hunted men's souls and lead them to Annwn, the land of the dead. In Celtic (Welsh) legend he is the king of the faeries and elves. First known as King of the Fairies and Lord of the Underworld, this God later ruled over the Plant Annwn, subterranean fairies. Also known as Gwynwas.

Gwyn ap Nudd Celtic (Welsh)-Celtic God of the underworld. Originally a war God who hunted men's souls and lead them to Annwn, the land of the dead. In Celtic (Welsh) legend he is the king of the faeries and elves. First known as King of the Fairies and Lord of the Underworld, this God later ruled over the Plant Annwn, subterranean fairies. Also known as Gwynwas.

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In Greek and Roman mythology, the Furies were female spirits of justice and vengeance. They were also called the Erinyes (angry ones). Known especially for pursuing people who had murdered family members, the Furies punished their victims by driving them mad. When not punishing wrongdoers on earth, they lived in the underworld and tortured the damned.

In Greek and Roman mythology, the Furies were female spirits of justice and vengeance. They were also called the Erinyes (angry ones). Known especially for pursuing people who had murdered family members, the Furies punished their victims by driving them mad. When not punishing wrongdoers on earth, they lived in the underworld and tortured the damned.

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Quick & handy Guide to Gods & Goddesses of Egypt! via Magical Recipes Online Ra, the God of Sun: Invoked for all Blessings, Healing & Wealth Osiris, God of the Underworld: Invoked for Justice & Rebirth Horus: Invoked for Protection & Healing: http://www.magicalrecipesonline.com/2012/05/whats-that-symbol-eye-of-horus-ouadza.html Isis: Invoked for Love & Magic Thoth: Invoked for Wisdom and Magical Powers Sekhmet: Invoke for Banishing and warding off Evil…

Quick & handy Guide to Gods & Goddesses of Egypt! via Magical Recipes Online Ra, the God of Sun: Invoked for all Blessings, Healing & Wealth Osiris, God of the Underworld: Invoked for Justice & Rebirth Horus: Invoked for Protection & Healing: http://www.magicalrecipesonline.com/2012/05/whats-that-symbol-eye-of-horus-ouadza.html Isis: Invoked for Love & Magic Thoth: Invoked for Wisdom and Magical Powers Sekhmet: Invoke for Banishing and warding off Evil…

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Celtic Mythology: The GWRAGEDD ANNWN [wives of the underworld] were lake-sirens in Wales. These lovely creatures are known to choose mortal men as their husbands. One legend has it that they live in a sunken city in one of the many lakes in Wales. People claim to have seen towers under water and heard the chiming of bells.

Celtic Mythology: The GWRAGEDD ANNWN [wives of the underworld] were lake-sirens in Wales. These lovely creatures are known to choose mortal men as their husbands. One legend has it that they live in a sunken city in one of the many lakes in Wales. People claim to have seen towers under water and heard the chiming of bells.

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