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List of Chinese Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Traditional Chinese folklore and mythology are as rich and diverse as they are confusing for those new to them. Polytheistic and pantheistic at the same ...

Yue Lao – The Cupid of Chinese Mythology

Chinese mythology is the home of many unique deities, myths, and characters. However, even though it is so different from Western religions and mythologies, ...

Leanan Sidhe –Demonic Irish Seductresses

One of many stunningly beautiful but also treacherous fairy women in Irish mythology, the Leanan Sidhe is the bane of Irish artists, writers, and musicians. ...

Aos Sí – Ancestors of Ireland

Irish mythology is full of creatures and beings, many of which are unique. One such category of beings is the Aos Sí. Considered to be the ancestors of the ...

Fear Gorta –Irish “Good Luck” Zombies

Most cultures and religions seem to have one version of a zombie-like creature or another, but few are as peculiar as the Fear Gorta. Translated as Man of ...

Dearg Due – The Vengeful Irish Vampiress

The Dearg Due is one of several blood-sucking monstrosities in the Irish/Celtic folklore. Depicted as a female figure, the Dearg Due is one of the most ...

The Abhartach – Ireland’s Vampire Dwarf Wizard King

Few mythological creatures bear as many fascinating titles as Abhartach – one of Irish mythology’s most famous tyrants. Viewed as a possible origin for Bram ...

Far Darrig – The Leprechaun’s Evil Cousin

One of the lesser known but quite curious fairies in Irish folklore, the Far Darrig looks similar to a leprechaun but is much more ill-mannered. While ...

The Changeling – A Disturbing Fairy with A Dark Truth

Not all Irish fairies are beautiful and mysterious women who dance in the woods or sing songs under the sea. Some fairies are mischievous or outright evil ...

Celtic Mythology – An Overview of a Unique Mythology

Celtic mythology is one of the oldest, most unique, and yet least well-known of all ancient European mythologies. Compared to Greek, Roman or Norse ...

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