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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Chapter 17, Rhiannon Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17, Rhiannon Summary and Analysis

Rhiannon is known among the Welsh as Rigantona, Regina and the Great Queen Goddess. She is seen riding a white horse and carrying a magical bag of abundance. She is the ancient Celtic trinity of Woman, Mare, and Colt. She is celebrated at a yearly feast for the Winter Solstice.

Some say that her home is on the island of the Sidhe folk where the souls of the dead reside. She lives with her three sacred birds perched upon her shoulders. Their song lulls the living to death, awakens the dead and heals all sadness and pain. Many try to steal the magic birds. One such attempt is made my Buddaden, and man who intends to capture the birds, but eats their magic eggs instead. Feathers begin to sprout all over Buddaden's body. Rhiannon burst into laughter at the...

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