The Irish werewolf is different from the Teutonic or European werewolf, as it is really not a “monster” at all. Unlike its continental cousins, this shapeshifter is the guardian and protector of children, wounded men and lost persons. According to some ancient sources, the Irish werewolves were even recruited by kings in time of war. Known in their native land as the faoladh or conroicht, their predatory behaviour is typical of the common wolf, not beneath the occasional nocturnal ra

Unlike its continental cousins, this shapeshifter is the guardian and protector of children, wounded men and lost persons. According to some ancient sources, the Irish werewolves were even recruited by kings in time of war

Sleipnir by SceithAilm. In Norse mythology, Sleipnir is an eight-legged horse. Sleipnir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. In both sources, Sleipnir is Odin's steed, is the child of Loki and Svaðilfari, is described as the best of all horses, and is sometimes ridden to the location of Hel.

Sleipnir by SceithAilm. In Norse mythology, Sleipnir is an eight-legged horse, Odin's steed and the child of Loki and Svaðilfari.

ppc: "The ancient Baba Yaga is the wild old crone guardian of the Water of Life and Death. Goddess of Death and Birth who sings while sprinkling Water of Life on corpses the to let them be reborn. Although fearsome to look upon, like all forces of nature, often wild and untamed, she can also be kind. All knowing, all-seeing and all-revealing to those who'd dare to ask. She is the Arch-Crone, wild and free, a nature spirit bringing wisdom and death of ego, and through death, rebirth."

Baba Yaga - kicking a** since the Middle Ages. -seems a bit like a version of the Hindu Goddess Kali or the Celtic Morrigon! Baba Yaga is a major power of crone wisdom.

In ancient Greek mythology, Amphitrite was a sea-goddess and wife of Poseidon. Under the influence of the Olympian pantheon she became merely the consort of Poseidon, and was further diminished by poets to a symbolic representation of the sea. (In Roman mythology her counterpart is Salacia the goddess of saltwater and the consort of Neptune; another comparatively minor figure).

Amphitrite by DavidGaillet on DeviantArt ~ In ancient Greek mythology, Amphitrite was a sea-goddess and wife of Poseidon. In Roman mythology her counterpart is Salacia the goddess of saltwater and the consort of Neptune.

"Fenrir and Odin" whoever drew this only gave Sleipnir 4 legs.... but the perspective is excellent.  BIG wolf... tiny supreme being on a horse... welcome to Ragnarok-sb

Ragnarök “Odin will ride at their head, wearing a golden helmet and a shining corslet, brandishing Gungnir. Odin will make straight for the wolf Fenrir….Odin and Fenrir are the first to engage and.

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