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The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

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2017

The first vowel and letter in the Sanskrit alphabet. The phoneme “a” is thought to be the source of all

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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Current Version:
2004

The first letter of the modern English alphabet was known as ailm [pine] in the ogham alphabet of early Ireland.

Aaron

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

Aaron was the older brother and sometimes spokesman for the Hebrew hero Moses in the Hebrew Bible (Torah).

Abac

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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2004

Irish for Afanc.

Abandonment

Abandonment   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

An important stage of the universal hero myth or monomyth is that of the abandonment of the infant hero to

Abaris the Hyperborean

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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2004

One of the legendary ‘People beyond the North Wind’ in Greek traditions; by historical record he once disputed with Pythagoras.

Ábartach

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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2004

[Ir., feat-performing one].

In the Fenian Cycle he is the son of the King of the Tír Tairngire [Land of

Abasi Ibom Interacts with Man within Two Universes

Abasi Ibom Interacts with Man within Two Universes (Ibibio/Nigeria)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of African Mythology

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2002

Abasi, the supreme being, the god of the sky and earth, the creator and governor of all, lives above the

Abasi Throws an Ax into a Latrine

Abasi Throws an Ax into a Latrine (Efik/Nigeria)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of African Mythology

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The Efik, who originally lived with other Ibibio groups at Idua, a town near the Oron area, migrated during the

Abasi's Messenger Is a Vulture

Abasi's Messenger Is a Vulture (Anang/Nigeria)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of African Mythology

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2002

The supreme god, all knowing, all-seeing, and all-powerful, Abasi moves at times from his place in the sky to the

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