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5/05/2020 7:33 pm  #1


The God Rel

I know the literary origins of deities like Xathoqqua and Yig, and the real-world origins of Apollo and Artemis. Where does Rel come from? I’d like to learn more about him but google doesn’t provide much suggestion. I see the mention of Hermes and Teutates, but I don’t know if there’s another obvious source I’m missing.

I’m also interested in Raven. He seems like a good thief god for Vikings.

Last edited by Revengeancer (5/05/2020 7:37 pm)

 

5/05/2020 9:34 pm  #2


Re: The God Rel

Not all of them have a specific literature source; Rel is largely invented by me to function as a deity of thieves.

For Raven, look into the myths and legends of the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and SE Alaska. Specifically the legends and myths of the Tlingit and the Haida. 


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5/19/2020 10:05 pm  #3


Re: The God Rel

Look at Odin's crows, and Morgan from Celtic myths. For Rel, think on tricksters...

 

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