Oceanic mythology

Consequently Ys was flooded and disappeared below sea level. Chessie A story is told about the Chesapeake Bay area between Virginia and Maryland being home to a sea monster, often referred to as Chessie.

They were associated with the primal concepts drawn from their names, such as ocean, moon and memory. Consequently, the rocks flooded and Loreley was carried away overseas, never to be seen again. In Micronesian creation myths, female deities play a prominent part.


There she was, but he only looked into her eyes for a brief moment before she vanished into the Underworld forever. To aid her in the search, her parents gave her the sea to go with her and Oceanic mythology her canoes, and as she journeyed she poured forth the sea from her head, the waters rising until only the tops of the highest mountains were visible, but later retiring to their present level.


Apparently this started a conflagration, and on their return the people were able to get the fire which they had previously lacked. They believed Bunyip took humans as a food source when their stock was disturbed, preferably women, and they Oceanic mythology to blame the Bunyip for disease spread in the river area.

Sirens In Greek mythology Sirens were sea Oceanic mythology that lived on the island Sirenum scopuli, and were daughters of Ceto the sea monster and Phorcys the sea god. On his journey back from the Trojan War, he encountered Eudothea, daughter to the sea god Proteus.

Her changing appearance made Lawrence loose interest in his wife, and he soon started to see other women. Opening this and scattering the flame about, they set the grass alight, and in this way fire was caught in the trees, whence ever since it can be procured from their wood by means of friction.

Gods from one island pop up in another. A series of mysterious disappearances of ships and planes has surrounded this location with insinuation and myth.

If a captain wanted to save his ship he had to finish their rhymes and solve their riddles, and always make sure he got the last word. But as soon as a water nymph pledges herself to a human and bares his child, she will loose eternal life.

Why commit you so dreadful a crime as to slay us, as to rend your parents apart? When Oceanus tossed the bowl about, Heracles threatened him and stilled his waves. The river by the rock was very narrow, and hence it was a dangerous place for ships to sale.This is Volume 9 of The Mythology of All Races.

With 28 illustrations, this is an anthropological study of Oceana, with chapters covering Polynesia, Melanesia, Indonesia, Micronesia, and Australia. OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia by Poignant, Roslyn and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at dfaduke.com Oceanus was an ancient Greek god.

According to one version, he was born by the union of the primal gods Chaos and Gaea, sanctified by god Eros. Another version has it that he was one of the twelve Titans, thus a son of Gaea and Uranus. Your guide to Oceanic gods, spirits, demons and legendary monsters.

Our unique mythology encyclopedia includes original articles, pictures, facts and information from Oceanic Mythology: the Island Gods of the South Seas and Polynesia. The mythology of Oceania and the gods of the Pacific region are both complex and diverse.

They have been developed over many centuries on each of the islands and atolls that make up Oceania. Some gods are shared between many groups of islands while others are specific to one set of islands or even to a.

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