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Merlin, sage from another world, was an inspired seer and mystic mage, a wise councilor and faithful friend to three kings.
Merlin's role as a whole is that of advisor and scholar.
Merlin's birth was the subject of a strange story.
www.mythicalrealm.com /legends/wizard.html   (735 words)

Merlin wore many hats: he was a wizard or sorcerer, a prophet, a bard, an adviser and a tutor.
Merlin was a bard and a lawgiver in Demetia (Dyved), a region in southern Wales.
Merlin decided to return to the woods, but before he did, he informed his wife, Gwendoloena (Gwendolyn) that she had his permission to marry someone else, dissolving his marriage to her.
www.timelessmyths.com /arthurian/merlin.html   (7659 words)

 Merlin (I)
Merlin used his powers to reveal to Vortigern that the true cause of his failure was a pool inhabited by two dragons lying beneath the foundations.
Merlin, knowing that a great ruler was destined to be the son of Uther and Igraine, agreed to unite Uther with her in return for the care of their firstborn child.
Merlin then explained to Percy that he was to become the champion of Camelot in the guise of the Black Knight and presented him with an ebony blade Merlin had created from a meteorite and upon which he had placed enchantments.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/m/merlini.htm   (1497 words)

 Arthurian Biographies: Ambrosius Aurelianus
Merlin was the illegitimate son of a monastic Royal Princess of Dyfed.
Merlin's father, it is said, was an angel who had visited the Royal nun and left her with child.
Merlin, fortunately, was baptized early on in his life, an event which is said to have negated the evil in his nature, but left his powers intact.
www.britannia.com /history/biographies/merlin.html   (1346 words)

 Merlin Legend
Merlin's name is derived from the latin 'Merlinus' in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia Regum Britanniae' - "The History of the Kings of Britain" - which he wrote early in the 12th century.
Merlin's birth and endowment with special powers is described, and the story of Vortigern and his ill-fated fortress appears again, though this time the combat between the white and red dragons signifies a struggle which will follow between Vortigern and his sons, the brothers Pendragon and Uther (before Uther adopted the name Uther Pendragon).
She let Merlin go first under the stone so he could lead her to the marvels in the cave, then as soon as he was down she turned his magic against him and he became sealed inside, never to come out.
www.arthurian-legend.com /more-about/more-about-arthur-10.php   (1790 words)

 Wizard - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
A Wizard (or Wizzards as the kids say today) is a term used to describe scary people with hats, such as Michael Jackson, even if the hats have horns stuck through them, such as by the case of Tim The Enchanter.
Wizard in "Sword in the stone", because he was strange and invited children over to his cottage, much like Michael Jackson, as well as wearing a hat.
Merlin in the two part miniseries aired on NBC in 1998 is not, not least part of which is due to the lack of a hat.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Wizards   (979 words)

 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Merlin
Merlin (Myrddin) does not appear in any of the documents associated with the several historical figures who are likely candidates for the basis of the Arthurian legend.
Merlin, against his better judgment, enchanted Uther so that he could lay with Ygraine (wife of the Duke of Cornwall (http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/about/duc_index.html)) as Cornwall lay dying in battle.
Merlin also arranged the "sword in the stone" test by which Arthur was later known as the True King of Britain.
www.thelemapedia.org /index.php/Merlin   (554 words)

 Wizard Page
In any case, Merlin saw that Arthur was protected and properly schooled, so that when the time came and Uther lay dying, Arthur was ready to take his rightful crown.
This is the story of the wizard, not the King, and it is not the place to tell of Arthur's long reign, of the battles he fought to forge his nation and of the treachery of his nephew that ended its bright splendor.
Merlin was there, just out of sight and watchful almost to the end, which he foresaw but was helpless to avert.
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 Merlin the Wizard
Merlin was enchanted by the Lady of the Lake, became the guardian of the young Arthur.
Merlin was believed to have been born in a cave outside Caernarvon.
The character of Merlin the Wizard was invented by Geoffrey of Monmouth.
www.castles.me.uk /merlin-the-wizard.htm   (809 words)

 Merlin the Wizard
Merlin's father was an angel who had visited the Royal nun and left her with child.
Merlin is a multi-faceted figure Druid, shaman, monk, bard, magician, astronomer, youth and old sage.
Merlin is Arthur's principal advisor, sorcerer, court wizard, and prophet.
waltm.net /merlin.htm   (208 words)

 Mystic Barrel - Wizards - Merlin the Wizard and dragons, unicorns and fairies
With this castle protected by a fierce dragon, Merlin the wizard surveys his domain on this distinctive musical.
Merlin the wizard lectures on the mystery of the universe.
Holding a fierce dragon at bay, Merlin the wizard exercises his magnificent powers over both present and future.
mysticbarrel.com /wizards.html   (167 words)

 Merlin the Wizard, One of the greatest and most famous wizards of all time. Pictures and Information Rescource
Merlin was said by some to have been born the product of a meeting between a female and an Incubus, a creature who sleeps with sleeping women.
Merlin then told the king of two dragons, whose battling under the castle, was causing the destruction of the newly built fortification.
When Merlin awoke, he realized that he had been tricked into the home she had built from his teachings, and that he was powerless to leave.
www.wizardio.com /wizard_merlin.php   (722 words)

 Penguin Reading Guides | The Lost Years of Merlin Epic | T. A. Barron
The only way to save her is for Merlin to master an ancient riddle called the Seven Songs of Wisdom, which will enable him to enter the Otherworld and find the elixir his mother needs.
In The Fires of Merlin the boy encounters fire in the various forms, most particularly in the form of the ancient dragon Valdearg, who is awakened and threatens to wreak havoc on all of Fincayra.
Only the uncertain, insecure Merlin, whose magic powers are untested, has a chance to stop the dragon, though his efforts could cost him his life.
us.penguingroup.com /static/rguides/us/lost_years_of_merlin_epic.html   (3025 words)

 Merlin the Wizard - A Wizard Myth Explored
Merlin was said by some to have been born the product of a meeting between a female and an Incubus, a creature who sleeps with sleeping women.
Merlin then explained to King Vortigern, that his idea was ridiculous, and that there was another reason for his building failures.
Merlin then told the king of two dragons, whose battling under the castle, was causing the destruction of the newly built fortification.
ezinearticles.com /?Merlin-the-Wizard-A-Wizard-Myth-Explored&id=769731   (634 words)

 Filmtracks: Merlin (Trevor Jones)
Its subject, not surprisingly, is a life story devoted to the wizard Merlin, his love life, and his dealings with the other parts of Arthurian legend.
Films like Merlin are reminders of the major networks' last glory days, before similarly rendered projects would move to any of the plethora of cable-related alternatives, and there was something intangible about the bloated size of these productions that often carried over to their often magnificent scores.
His primary identity for Merlin is a sweeping string and brass theme much like many of his others, though a little more laden with a historical sense of romance instead of remaining pure in brass boldness.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/merlin.html   (828 words)

 Pneumatic Sander Pneumatic Small Sander Flexible Sander
Merlin Universal Carving Set is a light and compact miniature carving set that consists of the Proxxon® long neck angle grinder and five different accessories.
Merlin allows for smooth cutting and excellent control, light stock removal and use in tight, difficult to reach areas.
Merlin can be used with a variety of accessories for deburring, grinding, roughening, finishing and chamfering on steel, non-ferrous metal, glass, ceramics, alabaster, soap stone and other hard surfaces.
www.katools.com /merlin.html   (344 words)

 HPL: Famous Wizards Cards
Wizards and witches of her day loved her generosity and the welcoming atmosphere of her pub.
Flamboyant wizard entertainer who vanished unexpectedly while tap dancing to a crowd of 300 in Painswick and was never seen again.
This spiteful hag was jealous of the king's daughter and caused her to prick her finger on a spindle tainted with a Draught of the Living Death.
www.hp-lexicon.org /wizards/card_wizards.html   (2479 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Merlin at Epinions.com
Merlin is a three-hour epic)originally aired as a three-part mini-series) that deals with the life and times of the famous wizard of Arthurian legend.
To try to counter this she raises Merlin, whom she intends to be the most powerful wizard of all time.
Sam Neil plays the role of Merlin in his older years, and does a decent enough job of it – I didn’t feel he was a particularly good choice for the role, but he isn’t awful.
www.epinions.com /content_333254200964   (919 words)

 Merlin the Wizard in Fantasy
One of the most important wizards is Merlin from Arthurian legend.
Merlin's story began in Arthurian legend appearing first in Geoffrey Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain.
Merlin is a powerful archetype that plays a strong role in the fates of many characters.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/fantasy_worlds/86685   (527 words)

 Ancient wizard of mystical magic: Merlin the Magician.
Merlin the magician, the mystical, magical wizard of wizards, only calls those who have the eyes to see and the ears to hear.
You are reawakening to the wise wizard and master magician you are, that we all are and sometimes forget.
Often, what happens is that people who aren't aware that they are a wizard, flow their energy to where they don't want to go, and that is what creates anything less than a magical life.
www.wizardwonderland.com /merlin.htm   (940 words)

 Merlin Welsh Wizard - Second Cave
This tale unlocks the secrets of Merlin's past and the reason for his supernatural powers, as well as his pivotal role in the destiny of King Arthur and the kingdom of Camelot.
Yet Merlin is half-man, half-elemental being, caught between the schemes of the evil Queen of Air and Darkness, Mab, and his love for Nimue.
In the legends of King Arthur, it is Merlin the sorceror, court wizard, and prophet who embodies the themes of magic and myth, and who acts as Arthur's principal advisor.
www.walesonline.com /booksmerlin2.htm   (499 words)

 Merlin Summary
The origins of Merlin, the magician, prophet, and guardian of the legendary British king Arthur and a central figure in medieval Arthurian romance in both French and English, are to be found in a number of early Welsh poems and related material in Latin.
His two Merlins appeared to contemporaries as distinct characters named Merlinus Ambrosius (in the Historia) and Merlinus Silvestris (in the Vita), but it is better to regard the distinction as being due to Geoffrey's imprecise knowledge of the genuine tradition at the time of his writing of the Historia.
Merlin is the name of the J2SE 1.4 release of the Java programming language platform.
www.bookrags.com /Merlin   (1066 words)

Merlin is the Next Generation of John Howe's superb Triplex IDE enhancements, featuring an IDE Wizard Manager and a set of high performance IDE enhancements for Delphi 2, Delphi 3 and C++ Builder.
Merlin also allows wizards to be executed from the Windows 95/NT 4 shell.
Registered Merlin owners have the right to distribute the Merlin Wizard Manager free with their own wizards, allowing them to be installed in Delphi 2, Delphi 3 and C++ Builder and run from the Windows shell.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Glasgow and West | Merlin 'from Glasgow not Camelot'
Mr Ardrey said be believes Merlin was a politician and scholar rather than a magician, and is buried near Dunipace, just south of Stirling.
In his book Finding Merlin: The Truth Behind The Legend, amateur historian Mr Ardrey said his research showed Merlin was born in the year 540 in the Cadzow area of what is now part of Hamilton in Lanarkshire.
The modern image of Merlin is moulded by his portrayal as a magician in movies like Excalibur and the Sword In The Stone.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6965593.stm   (450 words)

 Project management for Mac OS X - Merlin
Merlin is the model tool for project management for Mac OS X. Merlin is a compact but powerful project management application, with which each user can effortlessly plan a variety of projects.
In many areas Merlin shows you entirely new and very practical ways to save additional information in your projects.
Explore and surprise yourself with the range of features Merlin offers, that were developed, by project managers for project managers.
www.projectwizards.net /en/merlin   (172 words)

 Merlin Cohen - Sculptor - Marble - Tucson, AZ
Merlin Cohen - Sculptor - Marble - Tucson, AZ Broceliande is the mythical forest where Merlin the Wizard was said to be encased in stone.
As in legendary times, Merlin Cohen strives to unlock the magical power and beauty said to be stored within the rock.
His sculpture invites your touch to discover the cool soothing powers of the stone; and it invites your eye to enjoy the aesthetic design created by his deft hands.
www.merlincohen.com   (86 words)

 Sam Neill Sounds -- Merlin
Merlin: Oh, you have so few of those, I wouldn't worry about that one too much, sire.
yoursword.wav -- Merlin: All the knights in Britain have tried to take it, but it is the sword of a true king.
Merlin: In the end, we must uphold the law.
www.ibiblio.org /samneill/sounds/merlin/index.html   (818 words)

 A land of mystical magic and wizard wisdom where Camelot is found.
In the Wizard's Wonderland, the land of Camelot lives on for a new age...
Wizard wisdom, mystical magic, magical metaphysics, mystics, Laws of the Universe, masters, mysticism.
Wizards, wisdom, metaphysics, Merlin, Camelot, conscious creating, deliberate creating, bliss, personal growth.
www.wizardwonderland.com   (269 words)

 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
The Rules Wizard has been designed as a first step to help you determine what forms and approvals are necessary before beginning a science fair project intended for competition at an ISEF-affiliated fair or the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
This wizard is intended to be a helping tool, but cannot account for all specifics and situations of your individual project.
You can move through the wizard screens by using the "Previous" and/or "Next" buttons or you can restart the wizard by using the "Clear & Restart" button at the top or bottom of each page.
www.sciserv.org /isef/students/wizard/index.asp   (238 words)

 About the Wizard
As an agreement of being a Wizard I am in the service of others.
I am known as Merlin of Manitou, thoes on the astral may know me as Mystic Shifter.
To be a wizard is to live in service of others.
www.merlinsrealm.com /merlinsrealm002_033.htm   (459 words)

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