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  Myth and Legends on Dragons
Fafnir ~ {Norse mythology} A dragon; guardian of the treasure later known as the Nibelung hoard.
Gram ~ {Norse mythology} A magical sword used by Siegfried to slay the dragon Fafnir.
Hydra ~ {Greek mythology} A gigantic monster resembling a dragon with several heads (usually nine, though the number varies), the center one of which is immortal.
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 ipedia.com: Norse mythology Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Today, the mythology is a source of inspiration in literature (see Norse mythological influences on later literature), and as a system of belief it has been revived as the Ásatrú or Odinism.
An interesting aspect of this mythology is that it (along with many other polytheistic religions) is utterly lacking in dualism.
An important problem in interpreting indigenous religious mythologies is that often the closest accounts that we have to "pre-contact" times were written by Christian missionaries or Christian converts who were obviously biased against the former faith, and even taught to refer to it as the work of the Devil.
www.ipedia.com /norse_mythology_1.html   (3777 words)

 Ancient Greek Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
History (with mythology and tradition) with an inscription of historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius.
In the background a Pyramid, the Parthenon and the Colosseum representing the three civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome.
Mythology is the study of whatever religious or heroic legends are so foreign to a student's experience that he cannot believe them to be true,
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/GreekMythology.htm   (197 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia – Free Online Encyclopedia for Reference, Research, Facts
They are widely used to treat gonorrhea, meningitis, and staphylococcal and streptococcal infections in patients who cannot use penicillin.
Chloral hydrate is the common ingredient, along with alcohol, in what are popularly known as knockout drops or Mickey Finns; the...
Because the drug is highly toxic, it cannot be administered internally and so is used only on the skin as a lotion or ointment.
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 Durgapuja : Road side food vendors : puja fast food : Durga Puja Food
It is a mixture of potato slices, gram and crushed phuchkas with spices and tamarind water sometimes with a pinch of coriander or lime over it.
Other things available there are soaked and boiled gram, thatched rice, popped rice and a numerous variety of gram, peas and other lentils, and groundnut roasted or fried and even spiced besides the pickles.
Sprout gram and peas mixed with boiled potato, sliced tomato sprinkled with lemon juice and beet salt are also found in street corners of Kolkata.
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Although the intended effect of highlighting the connections between state ideology and an established mythology largely failed to register with audiences more interested in Wounded Knee than what Karl Marx had to do with Osceola, the films had a lasting cultural impact on the perceptions of Native Americans in the collective consciousness of Central Europe.
Gram's research focuses on the Albuquerque and Santa Fe Indian Schools in New Mexico, institutions that contained mainly Pueblo Indian students during the latter part of the nineteenth and into the twentieth century.
Gram will argue that the Pueblo experience within the larger story of forced assimilation deserves special attention because of the way that the dominant American culture viewed Pueblos in relation to other tribes.
www.smu.edu /history/8REWIND-fall06.asp   (1242 words)

 Northvegr - Rydberg's Teutonic Mythology
Gram left two sons, whom Svipdag treated in a very different manner.
The cause of the hatred of Svipdag against Gram, and which could not he extinguished in his blood, Saxo does not mention but this point is cleared up by a comparison with other sources.
Svipdag, the favourite hero of the Teutonic mythology, is accordingly celebrated in song under the name Yngvi, and also under other names to which I shall refer later, when I am to give a full account of the myth concerning him.
www.northvegr.org /lore/rydberg/024.php   (547 words)

He told her that she would have a son named Sigurd and he was to be the last and most noble of the Volsungs.
He then gave her the two pieces of Gram and told her to guard them for they were to be newly forged for Sigurd to use.
The blood from Fafnir's body flowed into the ditch and almost drowned him, but he escaped in time and was covered from head to foot in the dragon's blood, except for a small area on his back where a leaf had been.
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 Elfwood: SF&F Art / Aleister Lam / '**Gram I Sword of Sigurd'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It all began with the sword Gram, it was said that this sword was forged by the God and was drove into the trunk of the thousand years old oak tree Branstock.
He told her to go to the battlefield to retrieve the broken shard of Gram and give it to his child when he had reached adulthood; then tell him to come before the great oak tree alone.
With that the broken sword Gram which was still at the back of Sigmund turned to dust and he and Branstock fused into one, amid thunderstorm and heavy downpour.
elfwood.lysator.liu.se /art/a/l/aleister/gram1.jpg.html   (1416 words)

 Rolling Stone : Norah, Keith Toast Gram
Pictures of Joshua trees and desert highways, and fans adorning cowboy hats, glittery suits and what must have been the largest collection of hipster western shirts in the state of California.
These are the images inspired by Gram Parsons, a country-rock cross between James Dean and Kurt Cobain, whom, many credit with fusing the two genres.
During a rehearsal, Jones made sure to point out that the second sung Hallelujah on "She" is held longer than the first -- something only a true Gram fan would fixate on.
www.rollingstone.com /news/story/6294073/norah_keith_toast_gram/print   (1078 words)

 Norse Mythology — Infoplease.com
Valkyrie; wakened from magic sleep by Sigurd; married Gunnar; instigated death of Sigurd; killed herself and was burned on pyre beside Sigurd.
Norse mythology and the lives of the saints.
Wright-Mabie, Hamilton Norse Mythology: Great Stories from the Eddas.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0197623.html   (820 words)

 Gram Parsons - Fallen Angel DVD Review (Gandulf Hennig) Empire Movies
On September 19, 1973, musician Gram Parsons died of an alcohol and drug overdose at a hotel near the Joshua Tree National Monument in California.
Shortly thereafter, he would join the annals of rock mythology when his body was stolen by his road manager, and taken back to the desert, where he cremated it.
Gram Parsons: Fallen Angel is a documentary about the life of Gram Parsons, directed and produced by Gandulf Hennig for the BBC.
www.empiremovies.com /dvd/reviews.php?id=12112&gramparsonsfallenangel.htm   (436 words)

 GRAM - OneLook Dictionary Search
Gram, -gram, gram : Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition [home, info]
Gram (measure) : MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include GRAM: gram positive, gram negative, gram atom, gram stain, gram atomic weight, more...
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 Byrds: Sweetheart of the Rodeo [Expanded Edition]: Pitchfork Record Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
A confession: I have totally fallen for this Gram Parsons mythology.
While there are significant, if not epiphanic, variations in the second disc's working demos and rehearsals, the causal Parsons fan will certainly be satiated by the '97 single disc.
If you're a Gram man, on the other hand, listening to the gradual development of the plaintiveness on "One Hundred Years from Now" or the original sluggishness on "Life in Prison" is equivalent to bowing at Parsons' altar.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /article/record_review/15786/Byrds_Sweetheart_of_the_Rodeo_Expanded_Edi   (949 words)

 Deep into the stuff of legends | AccessAtlanta
All these televisions and guitar cases and camera cases all this stuff went forward, probably at a hundred miles an hour." So a VCR might have been the instrument of Van Zant's demise, but his head remained attached to his shoulders.
Some of the people present for his final days have different versions of the timeline and details, but the ice cubes aren't under dispute.
"Gram was doing a lot of pills, but he really wasn't shooting dope," Fisher said.
www.accessatlanta.com /music/content/music/stories/0820ARanswers.html   (960 words)

 Northvegr - Saxo's The History of the Danes
More than occasionally he is over- ingenious and over-anxious to reduce chaos to order; sometimes he almost loses his faithful reader in the maze he treads so easily and confidently, and sometimes he stumbles badly.
SCIOLD is the father of Gram in Saxo, and the son of Sceaf in other older authorities.
He is the Odusseus of the Teutonic mythology.
www.northvegr.org /lore/saxo/000_12.php   (1473 words)

 The Circle of the Dragon: Dragons of Fame: Norse, Scandinavia, and Germanic
Fafnir killed their father in order to gain wealth and, with his greed, transformed himself into a mighty dragon so that he could protect his horde better.
It is said that he sits at the bottom of the tree attempting to destroy the universe, and some other suggestions include that the dragon would be the evil side of the new order.
However, the suggestion may be based upon other mythologies and religion and thus be false.
www.blackdrago.com /famous_norse.htm   (969 words)

 Popular Tales from the Norse: Introduction: Norse Mythology
Whatever disputes may have existed as to the mythology of other branches of the Teutonic subdivision of the Aryan race--whatever discussions may have arisen as to the position of this or that divinity among the Franks, the Anglo-Saxons, or the Goths-about the Norsemen there can be no dispute or doubt.
The tertiary system of Polytheism is the soil out of which the mythology of the Eddas sprang, though through it each of the older formations crops out in huge masses which admit of no mistake as to its origin.
Then Sigurd turned and writhed, and as Guttorm fled he hurled Gram after him, and the keen blade took him asunder at the waist, and his head fell out of the room and his heels in, and that was the end of Guttorm.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/ptn/ptn07.htm   (5800 words)

 Searching for the real Parsons - The Boston Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
His demise, in 1973, led to one of rock 'n' roll's most bizarre tales, when his rock manager stole his body and -- insisting he was fulfilling Parsons's final wish -- burned it ceremoniously in the desert.
Gandulf Hennig searches for it in his recently released Parsons documentary, ``Fallen Angel," a film originally made for the BBC in 2004.
What really [annoys me] is that addiction and death in rock 'n' roll are always romantici z ed.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2006/07/17/searching_for_the_real_parsons?mode=PF   (535 words)

 Norse Heroes
In the Germanic saga, Nibelungenlied, Hogni was identified as Hagen, Gunther's (Gunnar) advisor and henchman, not his brother as in the Norse mythology.
With the sword called Gram (Balmung), Sigurd not only killed a dragon with this new sword, but he also avenged his father, by killing Lyngi and his brothers, and destroyed their army.
While in the Nibelungenlied (German epic), he was named Siegfried, and his parents were King Siegmund of the Netherlands and Sieglind.
www.timelessmyths.com /norse/norseheroes.html   (2313 words)

 The Norse Mythology Behind Valkyrie Profile
However, he was not very powerful at the beginning of time, much of his strength came from the wisdom he gained at Mimir’s Well, the runes he gained by hanging himself, and from receiving Gungnir from Loki.
Hjalprek gave Sigurd a horse descended from Sleipnir, and Regin reforged Gram, the sword of Sigurd’s father that was shattered in his final battle.
Gram: Gram was the sword of Sigurd and his father Sigmund.
www.rpgamer.com /games/other/psx/valkyriep/info/valkyriep_nm.html   (11377 words)

 The CastleVania Dungeon - Enemy Mythology Names
The Gurthang was known as the Dainslef, which was a sword in Norse mythology very similar to the Tyrfing.
In the Volsung Saga of Norse mythology, Gram was the name of a sword given by Odin to Sigmund.
The Sword of Hador is known as the Sword of Helge.
castlevania.classicgaming.gamespy.com /Images/myth/sotnweaponmyth.htm   (3013 words)

 Recipes for Diwali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Serve hot or store it in an airtight container for using it on that special day.
Stir and cook till gram turns golden in colour and arom exudes.
Boil and add remaining water to roasted wheat gram stir gently now, and cook till the grain of the gram is soft on pressing.
www.netguruindia.com /diwali2000/recipe.html   (497 words)

 Abas at AllExperts
A Thracian by birth, Abas founded a tribe known as the Abantians or Abantes.
Abas was prideful, arrogant towards Aphrodite, who turned him into a swan.
*Abas is the name of two friends of Aeneas in Roman mythology, a Trojan and an Etruscan.
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 Facts & Figures: Enchanted Objects
According to the Thidrekssaga, Hildebrand (Hildebrand) received Gram, after the fall of the Niflungs.
After killing the dragon Fafnir, Gram also became known as Fafnir's Bane.
Ridill and Hrotti (Rotti) were magical swords that was part of the treasure of Fafnir, which Sigurd would possess.
www.timelessmyths.com /norse/objects.html   (952 words)

 Over-the-Counter Herbal Hazards
The government in Brave New World kept the population artificially happy and complacent by the use of soma, a mind-altering drug.
The label on the back of the bottle explains that they formulated the drink because people in Maine seemed so down in the wintertime and they wanted to make something to cheer them up.
Somehow slipping mind-altering substances into their drinks doesn’t seem to be the way to go.
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Once upon a time a farmer's wife was winnowing corn, when a crow, flying past, swooped off with a grain from the winnowing basket and perched on a tree close by to eat it.
The bird then took the three kauries, and went to the seller of parched gram (a coarse pea), and with the three kauries she bought three grains of parched gram.
Having eaten two grains, she was about to eat the third, when it dropped from her beak and fell into a joint of the new cart, where she could not reach it.
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 CNN - The Cassini Mission - 1997
it also is the only planet with a density less than 1 gram per cubic centimeter.
That means it would float in an ocean -- if you could find one big enough.
Saturn is named for the father of Jupiter in Roman mythology.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cassini/ringed.planet   (305 words)

 Amazon.com: Teutonic Mythology, Part 2: Books: Jacob Grimm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
As a storehouse of facts within the special province of Teutonic mythology, and as a clue to the derivation and significance of the names of persons and things in the various versions of myth, this work has never been superseded and perhaps it never can be.
Mone's Anz, Haupt's Zeitschr, Lower Saxony, Lower Germany, Saxo Gram, Lower Hesse, Charles the Great, Finn Magn, Dance of Death, Dietmar of Merseburg, Fischart's Garg, Hans Sachs, Dame Venus, Don Quixote, Great Bear, Low Saxon, Mid Lent, North Germany, Scheffer's Haltaus, South Slavs, Adam of Bremen, Arndt's Reise, Black Forest, Frank's Weltbuch, Hone's Daybook
Teutonic Mythology, 4 VolumeSet (Phoenix Edition) by Jacob Grimm in Front Matter
www.amazon.com /Teutonic-Mythology-Part-Jacob-Grimm/dp/0766177432   (823 words)

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