The White Goddess Divinity of the Day: - Nerio: Ancient war goddess and valor. - Abonsam: Spirit of Accidents and Disease - 26 March 2017 - Day 85
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Sunday, 26 March 2017

Divinity of the Day: 26 March 2017 - Day 85

Divinity of the Day

Todays Divinities are:

Nerio: Ancient war goddess and valor. [Roman]

Abonsam: Spirit of Accidents and Disease [African]

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Nerio - Ancient war goddess and valor.

Nerio was an ancient war goddess and the personification of valor. She was identified with Bellona and sometimes Minerva. In old myths and practices Nerio is said to be the wife of Mars.

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Area of Influence:
War, Valor

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Abonsam - Spirit of Accidents and Disease

Abonsam is a malevolant spirit said to cause accidents and disease. A ritual to drive the spirit into the sea begins with four weeks of silence, followed by removing all the furniture and beating the interiors with sticks and loud noises to drive him out.

--~Attributes and Correspondences~--

Area of Influence:
Accidents, Disease

African

Forests, Houses

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October

Bibliography

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  • The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
  • A Dictionary of Egyptian Gods and Goddesses - George Hart
  • Celtic Goddesses - Miranda Green
  • Gods, Demons and Symbols of Ancient Mesopotamia - Jeremy Black and Anthony Green
  • Maori Religion and Mythology - Edward Shortland
  • The Greek Myths - Robert Graves
  • Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, 2-Volume Set - Patricia Monaghan
  • Asgard and the Gods: The Tales and Traditions of Our Northern Ancestors - Wilhelm Wägner Macdovvall
  • The Mythology of all Races - Vol 1-12 - Louis H Gray
  • The Ancient Gods Speak - Edited by Donald B Redford
  • The Pyramid Texts - Faulkner
  • Aradia, Gospel of the Witches - Charles G. Leland
  • Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas - H. A. Guerber
  • The Theogony of Hesiod - translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White 1914
  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities, 2-Volume Set - Charles Russell Coulter and Patricia Turner
  • Wikipedia

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