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Niamh, `Beauty'.

[to Whom the sixteenth day of March, day 075, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Celtic: Irish.

Linguistic notes: Two sources give NEV, as pronunciation. Another gives NE*V.

Description: Goddess of the sea, fate and death; Golden-haired Queen of Tir-nan-Og, "Land of Youth" or "Isle of the Blessed"; Inspirer and lover of poets; Bestower of poetic immortality. See also the Goddess Anthology under Niamh.

To whom are sacred: fairy-steed (capable of moving back and forth between the supernatural and everyday realms); glass barque.

Male associate: lover, Oisin.

Titles, Variants, etc.

Source: LWM/356; BGH/218; WG.RG/213, 216.

Deograine, `Tear-of-the-Sun'.

Geography/Culture: Celtic: Irish

Linguistic notes: The meaning is perhaps a poetic term for a dew-drop.

Description: Goddess of fertilising moistures.

Titles, Variants, etc.

worked on: August 14, 1990; August 3, 1991.
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