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We Found Love in a Hopeless Myth

Am I the only one who wonders why the H is in a different position in the names of pop singer Rihanna and Welsh mythological character Rhiannon? Perhaps Rihanna’s name isn’t derived from Welsh, but what fun is that? Anyway, … Continue reading

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A Link to the Equestrian World

Since I’ve covered the goddess Epona, I might as well also say a bit about the horse of the same name in the Zelda series, who made her first appearance in Ocarina of Time. Link encounters Epona, a horse on … Continue reading

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Horsing Around

You might well know that Link’s horse in the Zelda games is named Epona, but do you know where the name comes from? Well, maybe you do, but I didn’t at first. Epona is actually a goddess of horses, and … Continue reading

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