Mab Morrighan by draigathar

Mab Morrighan

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Added: Feb 07, 2004
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This is a portrait of my friend Mab, as The Morrighan. The Morrighan is the Celtic goddess of war and death, who could take the shape of a raven.

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the amout texter in this picture is unbliveble

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Fantastic artwork - really captures Mab

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every day we learn a little Smile

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I love this Amy...very cool work!

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I didn't realize that you were restricted on words and I do go on a bit. Laughing out loud

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As it is entitled 'Mab Morrighan', it could also be argued that Amy has depicted the Maiden aspect of the Morrighan. Mebh, in Irish Gaelic, becomes Mab in Welsh, which is where I picked up my on-line pseudonym in the first place.

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Also, though the Morrighan is a Triple Goddess (Mebh, Badh and Nemain), she is the 'Three in One' and therefore can be equally depicted as either a Triple figure or a single entity.

As it is entitled 'Mab Morrighan', it could also be argued that Amy has depicted the Maiden aspect of the Morrighan. Mebh, in Irish Gaelic, becomes Mab in Welsh, which

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Just to be sure, I have just consulted my library of Celtic mythology and historical texts, and it seems that some say crow and others say raven.

It is exclusively a raven once an aspect of the Morrighan has become the the Arthurian Morgan (Le Fey).

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Amy, I am still in awe at your talent and very pleased indeed that you would choose me to be your reference point for this art.

Gypsy Elf, though you are correct, it doesn't cover the whole picture. Crows and ravens are closely related in the first instance, and either may be applied to the Morrighan. Just to be sure, I have just consulted my libra

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good, although the Morrigan is a triple deity and they transform into crows not ravens Smile

Art at its best.