mythology meme » nine greek gods and goddesses: persephone (6/9)
be to her, Persephone,
all the things I might not be;
take her head upon your knee.
she that was so proud and wild,
flippant, arrogant and free,
she that had no need of me,
is a little lonely child
lost in Hell
(edna st. vincent millay, “prayer to persephone”)
“Goddess of seed, of fruits abundant, fair, harvest and threshing are thy constant care. Lovely delightful queen, by all desired, who dwellest in Eleusis’ holy vales retired.”
3.1/10 » Mythological Location
But afterwards there occurred violent earthquakes and floods; and in a single day and night of misfortune all your warlike men in a body sank into the earth, and the island of Atlantis in like manner disappeared in the depths of the sea.
Cymric Gods Series - Arawn and PwyllArawn, the King of Annwn and the Holly king during the turn of the year. His title would not be his without his friend Pwyll, King of Dyfed. Pwyll was a good friend indeed and without him, Hafgan would not have been defeated. If you’re in the countryside, and hear the calling of his red eared hounds of white then he is close. He will not harm you but be polite and courteous for before you stands the king of the other world.
Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Natalie Dormer as Pandora
No one knows what happened.
To Pandora’s box.
My theory is its buried.
Shut with many locks.
Holding in it treasures.
That we cannot explain.
Pandora had the right idea.
To release all that pain. (x)
mythology meme » seven norse gods and goddesses: nótt (3/7)
delling hight he who the day’s father is,
but night was of Nörvi born;
the new and waning moons the beneficient powers created,
to count the years for men
greek mythology - cassandra
noble by birth and renowned for her near-divine beauty and ready wit, her oft-bruised femininity and steady chaste virtue, coveted by lustful apollo, brought about her ruin; when portentous voices whisper to her through the wind and from beneath the ground and she translates them aloud for everyone to hear, she is ridiculed and spurned. her fall prefigures that of troy but no one listens as her distress tumbles from her eyes. she watches troy burn. she knows that she goes to her foreseen execution and yet for a snatched moment she stands in the perished ruins of her faithless city and the ghostliest of smiles rises unbidden from her lips.