신화 적 대상 목록 - List of mythological objects

핀란드 서사시 Kalevala 에서 소유주에게 부와 행운을 가져다 준 Ilmarinen제작 한 불확정 한 유형의 마법 유물 Sampo . ( 삼포의 단조 , 조셉 앨 라넨, 1911)

신화 적 대상 은 전 세계의 신화 , 전설 , 민속 , 장대 한 이야기 , 우화 , 종교 , 영성사이비 과학 에서 발견되는 다양한 항목 (예 : 무기, 갑옷, 의복) 을 포함합니다. 이 목록은 개체의 범주에 따라 구성됩니다.

개인 갑옷

갑옷

갑옷을 입은 아킬레스

헬멧

우화 적 인물 Eterna (Eternity)가 보유한 불멸의 왕관
  • Rostam의 헬멧 , 페르시아 서사시 Shahnameh 에서 흰색 거인 Div-e-Sepid 의 머리를 고정했습니다 . ( 페르시아 신화 )
  • Helm of Awe (또한 Helm of Terror 또는 Ægishjálmr ), 아이슬란드의 마법 지팡이 . "공포의 지옥 (Helm of Terror)"이라는 물리적 물체는 Sigurd Völsunga 무용담 에서 그를 죽인 후 Fafnir 의 보물에서 가져온한 항목으로 참조됩니다. ( 북유럽 신화 )
  • Huliðshjálmr , 드워프 의 은폐 헬멧 . ( 북유럽 신화 )
  • Tarnhelm , 착용자에게 형태를 바꾸거나 보이지 않게 할 수있는 능력을주는 마법 헬멧. Der Ring des Nibelungen 에서 Alberich사용했습니다. ( 대륙 게르만 신화 )
  • 아서 왕의 투구 인 Goswhit 은 Uther Pendragon에서 그에게 물려주었습니다. ( Arthurian 전설 )
  • 불멸의 왕관은 예술에서 처음에는 월계관으로 , 나중에 는 별 의 상징적 인 원으로 표현 됩니다. 그것은 착용자의 불멸을 나타 내기 위해 여러 바로크 도상 및 우화 예술 작품에 나타납니다.
  • Halo (또한 Nimbus , Aureole , Glory 또는 Gloriole )는 예술에서 사람을 둘러싼 빛의 고리입니다. 그들은 거룩한 또는 신성한 인물을 나타 내기 위해 많은 종교의 도상학에 사용되었으며 여러 시대에 통치자 또는 영웅의 이미지에도 사용되었습니다.
  • 이시스의 베일 , 자연이 이시스 자연의 비밀의 어려움을 나타내는, 베일에 의해 덮여 여신으로 인격화되는 예술적인 모티브. 헬레나 블라바츠키는 이시스 공개되는 , 1877 년에 그녀의 신지 신념 체계 발견하기를 희망하는 영적 진리에 대한 은유를 사용하고, 현대적인 의식 마법 의식라는 포함 "베일의 갈라진 것은 '영적 높은 상태로 마술사를 가져다 인식. ( 서양 밀교 )
  • Sun Wukong 의 마법 머리띠 , 한 번 착용하면 제거 할 수없는 마법의 머리띠. 특별한 노래로 밴드는 조여지고 견딜 수없는 고통을 유발합니다. ( 중국 신화 )
  • Kappa 의 접시 (sara) , Kappa 를 물리 치는 가장 쉬운 방법은 머리 위로 사라의 물을 흘리는 것입니다. 사라는 그 힘의 원천 인 물로 가득 차 있습니다. ( 일본 신화 )
  • Conquest의 왕관 , 백마를 타는 종말네 기수 중 첫 번째 는 Conquest이며 그에게 왕관이 주어졌습니다. ( 기독교 신화 )

기독교 종교의 모자

베일을 들고있는 베로니카, Hans Memling , c. 1470 년
  • 십자가에 못 박 히실 때 예수님의 머리에 놓인 가시관 .
  • 전설에 따르면 베로니카의 베일은 예수님이 십자가를 짊어 질 때 이마에서 땀을 닦아내는 데 사용되었습니다.
  • 롬바르디아의 철 왕관 , 그리스도의 십자가에 못 박 히실 때 사용 된 못으로 만들어 졌다고합니다.

그리스 신화의 모자

  • 투명의 모자 ( 어둠 투구 또는 하데스 투구 라고도 함)는 착용자를 투명하게 만들 수 있습니다. 그 주인 인 하데스 의 신인그리스 신화에서 모자를 쓴 사람들은 지혜의 여신 인 아테나를 포함한다. 메신저 신 헤르메스와 영웅 페르세우스.
  • 아리아드네의 왕관 , 헤파이스토스 가 결혼 선물로 만든 남편 디오니소스그녀에게 준 왕관 .

방패

Arthurian 전설의 방패

  • Pridwen (또한 Wynebgwrthucher ), 아서 왕의 방패.
  • Arthurian 전설에 따르면 ArimatheaJoseph의 방패는 Percival 경이 발견 한 Arthur의 성으로 3 명의 처녀가 운반했습니다 . 에서 Perlesvaus 그는 불타는 드래곤의 기사를 격파하는 데 사용합니다.
  • 의 방패 유다 마카비 , 황금 독수리 새겨진 빨간 방패. Arthurian 전설에 따르면 나중에 Gawain이 사악한 기사를 물리 친 후 동일한 방패를 발견하고 사용했습니다.
  • Shield of Evalach , King Evalach 소유의 흰색 방패. Arimathea의 Josephus는 자신의 피로 붉은 십자가를 그렸으며 소유자는 하늘의 보호를 받았습니다. 나중에 Galahad 경이 이겼습니다 .

그레코로만 신화의 방패

아킬레스의 방패 (그림)

힌두 신화의 방패

건틀릿

무기

그의 유명한 야마 파샤와 야마

천사 (Camael)가 불타는 칼로 아담과 이브를 추방
  • Chrysaor , The Faerie Queene 에서 Artegal 경의 황금 검 . 그것은 Adamant와 단련되었고, 무엇이든 쪼갤 수있었습니다. (르네상스 소설)
  • Mmaagha Kamalu , Igbo 전쟁의 신 Kamalu에 속한 검. 이 검은 악의를 가진 사람이 가까이있을 때 붉게 빛나고 땅에 부딪히면 떨림을 일으킬 수 있습니다. 그것은 단지 필사자에게 전투에서 승리를 선물합니다. ( 이보 신화 )
  • Thuận Thiên ( 천국의 의지 ),1418 년부터 1428 년까지 10 년 동안의 전투 끝에 베트남을 명나라 점령에서 해방시킨 베트남국왕 Lê Lợi 의 신화 검.( 베트남 신화 )
  • Kladenets (또한 Samosek 또는 Samosyok ), "자체 휘두르는 검"은 일부 늙은 러시아 동화에서 멋진 마법 검입니다. 러시아어 byliny 와 민속의 영어 번역에서는"강철의 검"으로 다양하게번역될 수 있습니다. ( 러시아 신화 )
  • Jokulsnaut , Grettir 소유의 검 으로 나중에 그의 형제 Atli에게 주어졌습니다. ( 아이슬란드 인의 사가 )
  • 불타는 검 , 초자연적 인 힘에 의해 불꽃으로 빛나는 검.
  • Cura Si Manjakini ,말레이 왕들의 전설적인 조상 인 Sang Sapurba가 원래 소유했던 말레이 연대기 의 전설에 언급 된 검. ( 말레이 민속 )
  • Kaleva 의 검 , Kalevanmiekka . ( 핀란드 신화 )
  • 라반의 검 , 강력하고 사악한 라반에게 거의 죽을 뻔한 후, 젊은 선지자 니파이는 나중에 그가 술에 취해 의식을 잃은 것을 발견합니다. 그런 다음 그는 라 반스 검을 사용하여 그가 사악한 그를 죽이고 하나님의 행복의 계획을 드러내는 신성한 기록을 보류함으로써 미래 세대를 해칠 것이라고 하나님의 명령을 받았습니다. 검은 "순금"의 칼자루와 함께 "귀중한 강철"로 만들어졌습니다. [3] 라반을 죽인 후 니파이는 라반의 갑옷을 입고 기록을 얻고 도시를 탈출하기 위해 변장했습니다. 그는 나중에 그것을 그의 국민 방어를 위해 유사한 무기를 제조하는 모델로 사용했습니다. 라반의 검은 수세기에 걸쳐 미래의 예언자, 왕, 전사들에게 전해졌습니다. ( 몰몬경 )
  • 승리의 검 ( Phra Saeng Khan Chaiyasi ), 검의 역사는 신화와 전설에 가려져 있습니다. 1784 년 캄보디아의 Chao Phraya Apai Pubet은 Tonle Sap 에서 낚시 그물에 잡혔을 때발견 한 어부로부터 칼날을 받았습니다. 그는 왕에게 주었다 Phutthayotfa Chulalok 의 (라마) 태국 , 자신의 종주국 때. 전설에 따르면 칼날이 방콕에 도착한 순간칼날이 들어간 성문과 왕궁 정문을 포함하여 7 번의 번개가 동시에 도시를 강타했다고합니다. ( 태국 민속 )
  • 전쟁의 대검 , 묵시록네 기수 중 두 번째 붉은 말을 타고 전쟁이며, 그에게 큰 검이 주어졌습니다. ( 기독교 신화 )

켈트 신화의 검

1922 년에 인쇄 된 아일랜드 우표에 새겨진 빛의 검
  • Caladbolg (또한 Caladcholg ), Fergus mac Róich 의 검이며세 개의 언덕에서 꼭대기를 잘라낼 수있을만큼 강력합니다. 받는 사람 관련 Caledfwlch 웨일스 신화 .
  • Caledfwlch , 종종 엑스 칼리버와 비교됩니다. 이 검은 Llenlleawg Wyddel이 Diwrnach Wyddel과 그의 부하들을 죽이는 데 사용합니다.
  • Ceard-nan Gallan , 가지의 스미스, Oisín의.
  • Claíomh Solais ( 의 검), Nuada Airgeadlámh 의 검. 검은 태양의 빛으로 빛 났고 전투에서 저항 할 수 없었고 적을 반으로 자르는 힘을 가졌습니다.
  • Cosgarach Mhor , 위대한 승리자 , 오스카의.
  • Cruadh-Chosgarach , Hard Destroying One, Caílte mac Rónáin의.
  • Dyrnwyn ( White- Hilt ), Rhydderch Hael 의 검 . 합당하거나 잘 태어난 사람이 끌면 칼날 전체가 불로 타 오릅니다. Rhydderch는 그 누구에게도 무기를 건네는 것을 결코 꺼려하지 않았기 때문에 그의 별명 Hael "The Generous"는 그 독특한 특성을 알게 되 자마자 항상 검을 거부했습니다.
  • Fragarach (또한 Sword of Air , Answerer 또는 Retaliator ), 신에 의해 위조되고 Manannán mac Lir Lugh Lamfada가 사용 합니다. 어떤 갑옷도 그것을 막을 수 없었고, 바람의 힘에 대한 지배자 명령을 내릴 것입니다.
  • Mac an Luin , 파도의 아들, Fionn mac Cumhaill의.
  • 그의 아버지 AengusDiarmuid Ua Duibhne 에게 준 검인 Móralltach (또는 Morallta ) 는 첫 번째 재판에서 미완성 된 타격이나 타격을 남기지 않았습니다.
  • Beagalltach (또한 Begallta ), 그의 아버지 AengusDiarmuid Ua Duibhne 에게 준 단검 . 멧돼지를 때린 후 두 조각으로 부서졌습니다.
  • 전투에서 노래하는 검, Conaire Mór 의 노래 하는 검.
  • Cú Chulainn 의 검인 Cruaidín Catutchenn .
  • 포 모리테트라 의 검인 오르나 (Orna )는 칼집을 벗었 을 때 그와 함께 한 행위를 기록합니다. 그것은 Ogma 가 가져간 다음 그것이 한 모든 것을 기록했습니다.

대륙 게르만 신화의 검

디트리히 폰 베른과 힐데브란트가 용과 싸우다

영국 제도의 앵글로색슨 신화와 민속의 검

영국 문제의 검

하워드 파일이 그린 유명한 엑스 칼리버 검
  • Clarent , 전투와는 반대로 기사와 의식을 의미하는 평화의 검인 ClarentMordred에 의해 Arthur를 죽이는 데 사용되었습니다 .
  • Coreiseuse ( 분노한 ), 왕 금지, 랜슬롯의 아버지의 검.
  • Excalibur ,다양한 Arthurian 전설 내의 불일치로 인해 Caliburn , Caledfwlch , Calesvol , Kaledvoulc'h , Caliburnus 라고도 합니다. 때때로 마법의 힘에 기인하거나 영국의 정당한 주권과 관련이 있습니다. 아일 오브 아일 에서 위조되었다고 명시되어 있습니다.
  • Galatine , 호수여인이 가와 인 경에게 준 검의 이름 .
  • Grail Sword , Percival 경이 다시 결합한 금이 간 성검 .
  • Lancelot이 Saxon Rock에서 Saxons와 싸울 때 사용한 검, Secace . Vulgate Cycle 에서 Seure (Sequence)로 번역됩니다 .
  • 영국의 정당한 왕만이 돌에서 뽑을 수있는 Arthurian 전설의 검인 Sword in the Stone . 때때로 엑스 칼리버와 관련이 있습니다. Mallory에서 돌의 검은 엑스 칼리버가 아니며 이름이 없습니다. Pellinore 왕과의 싸움에서 칼이 부러 지면 Lady of the Lake 는 그에게 엑스 칼리버를 대신합니다. Arthur의 죽음으로 Excalibur는 Bedivere 경에 의해 호수의 여인에게 반환됩니다 .
  • 발린 경이 휘두르는 검 중 하나 인 붉은 칼자루 가있는 검 . 그의 죽음 이후, 멀린 은 그것을 갈라 하드 경이 그렸을 때까지 남아 있던 부유 석에 봉인했습니다 . 갈라 하드 이후, 검은 그의 아버지 랜슬롯에게 전달되어 가와 인 경에게 치명적인 상처를 입혔 습니다.
  • Courtain (또한 Curtana , Cortana , Sword of Mercy ), 그것은 Tristan Ogier the Dane이 가지고 다니는 전설적인 검과 관련이 있습니다. 그 끝은 뭉툭하고 정사각형이며 자비를 상징합니다. 무기 부수기를 둘러싼 이야기는 알려지지 않았지만 신화적인 역사에 따르면 부당 살인을 막기 위해 천사가 팁을 부수 었다고합니다.
  • Egeking , 중세시 Greysteil 의 검 . 그레이엄 경은에게 르의 숙모 인에 그람 경의 여인에게서 검 'Egeking'을 얻습니다.

북유럽 신화의 검

Svafrlame 왕이 칼 폭행을 확보하다
  • Angrvaðall ( 고뇌의 흐름 ), Viking 의 마법 검 , 그리고 나중에 Frithiof . 전쟁 때는 타 오르지 만 평화의 때는 희미한 빛으로 빛나는 문자 가 새겨 져 있습니다 .
  • Dáinsleif ( Dáinn 의 유산 ), Högni 왕의 검, 치유되지 않았고 사람을 죽이지 않고는 벗길 수없는 상처를 준 검.
  • 여름 프레이의 북유럽 신의 검 프레이르 의 검, 스스로 싸운 마법의 검입니다.
  • 오딘이 Völsung 지그문트 만이뽑을 수 있었던세계 수 Barnstokkr에 맞은 검인 Gram . 그것은 Odin과의 전투에서 깨졌지만 나중에 Sigmund의 아들 Sigurd 가 그것을 사용하여 Fafnir 을 죽이는 데 사용했습니다. 개조 된 후 모루를 반으로 쪼갤 수 있습니다.
  • Hǫfuð 의 칼 헤임달 의 보호자 비프로스트 .
  • Fafnir의 보물 중 일부인 Hrotti 는 Sigurd가 드래곤을 죽인 후 가져갔습니다.
  • 레바 테인은 , 칼은 소 푸스 부게로 고 에다 Fjölsvinnsmál에 교정에 언급했다. 그것은 엘프 Völundr에 의해 위조되었습니다.
  • Legbiter , 노르웨이 Magnus III의.
  • Mistilteinn , Thráinn의 마법 검, draugr, 나중에 Hromundr Gripsson이 소유했으며 결코 무디게 할 수 없습니다.
  • 노르웨이Haakon I 과 그의 추종자 Thoralf Skolinson the Strong 검인 Quern-biter쿼른 스톤을 뚫을 만큼 날카 롭다고 합니다.
  • Ridill (또한 Refil ), 드워프 Regin의.
  • Skofnung 덴마크 왕의 전설적인 칼 Hrólf Kraki . 초자연적 인 날카로움과 단단함은 물론 왕의 열두 명의 충실한 광전사 경호원의 영혼이 스며 든 것으로 유명했습니다. Skofnung이 만든 상처는 치유되지 않습니다. 이것을 막는 유일한 방법은 Skofnung 스톤으로 컷을 만지는 것입니다.
  • 티르 핑 (또한 Tirfing 또는 Tyrving )의 저주받은 칼 스바 프를 라미 , 녹 않을 것 뇌졸중을 놓치지 않을 것과 같이 쉽게 같은 옷을 통해 돌과 철을 극복 할 황금 칼자루와. 드워프들이 검을 만들어 불처럼 빛나고 빛났다. 그러나 그들은 그것을 사용할 때마다 사람을 죽이고 그것이 세 가지 큰 악의 원인이 될 것이라고 저주했습니다.
  • Dragvandil , Egill Skallagrímsson 의 검 .
  • Gambanteinn , Poetic Edda의 두시 에 나오는 검.

프랑스 문제의 검

그녀의 유명한 검을 들고있는 잔다르크
  • Almace ( Almice 또는 Almacia ), Turpin의 , Reims의 대주교 .
  • 이 Balisarda 의 칼 Rogero 에서 광란의 오를란도는 마녀로 만들고, 마법 물질을 통해 절단 할 수있는.
  • Otuel 의 검 Corrougue .
  • Durendal (이탈리아어로 Durandal 또는 Durlindana 라고도 함), Charlemagne 의 성기사중 하나 Roland 의 검( 중세 이탈리아 구절에서 Orlando ) —Ilium의 Hector사용하는 검과 같은 검이라고합니다. 현존하는 가장 날카로운 검이라고합니다.
  • Froberge , Renaud de Montauban 의 검 .
  • Hauteclere (또한 Halteclere 또는 Hauteclaire )의 칼 올리비에 . 그것은 황금 칼자루에 수정이 박혀있는 광택이 나는 강철로 묘사됩니다.
  • 샤를 마뉴의 Joyeuse . 일부 전설에서는 Joyeuse가 pommel 내에 Longinus의 Lance를 포함하도록 제작되었다고 주장합니다. 다른 사람들은 칼날이 Roland의 Durendal과 Ogier의 Curtana와 동일한 재료로 만들어 졌다고 말합니다.
  • Murgleys ( Murgleis ), Ganelon의, Roland의 배신자 및 사촌. 그것의 "골드 pommel"은 일종의 "거룩한 유물"을 가지고 있었다.
  • Précieuse , 칼 Baligant , 바빌론의 국왕.
  • Sauvagine , Ogier the Dane 의 두 마법 검 중 두 번째 .
  • Doon de Mayence 에서 영웅의 검 Merveilleuse . 너무 날카로 워서 가장자리를 아래쪽으로 배치하면 힘을 사용하지 않고 나무 판을 잘랐습니다.
  • Joan of Arc 의 검 , Joan의 "목소리"는 그녀에게 마법적이고 거룩한 검이 Fierbois의 Saint Catherine 교회에서 발견 될 것이라고 말했습니다. 그 위에 다섯 개의 십자가가 있었고 녹은 쉽게 제거되었습니다.

스페인 신화의 검

마드리드 육군 박물관에 전시 된 El Cid의 검 "Tizona".

그리스 신화의 검

로마 신화의 검

힌두 신화의 검

그의 유명한 검을 들고있는 비슈누 Nandaka
  • Aruval , Tamils 는 Karupannar의 상징으로 Billhook 의 일종 인 무기를 존경합니다. ( 타밀 신화 )
  • 서사시 Mahabharata에 언급 된 전설적인 검 Asi .
  • 찬드라 하스 , 신의 검 찬드라 하스는그것이 부당한 원인으로 사용되면 시바로 돌아가고라바나의 시대가 세 어질 것이라는경고와 함께 라바나 에게 주어졌습니다.
  • 기 리쉬 , 독특한 특성을 지닌 시바의 특별한 검 .
  • Khanda (또한 Mahābhārata Sword ), Khanda는 무지를 통한 지혜로 표현됩니다. 힌두교에서 Khanda는 Shiva의 상징입니다. Khanda는 종종 힌두교, 불교 및 시크교 경전 및 예술에 나타납니다.
  • Nandaka (또한 Nandaki ), 힌두교 신의 칼 비슈누 .
  • Nistrimsha 의 칼 Pradyumna 의 아들 크리슈나 .
  • Pattayudha , Lord Shiva의 군대 사령관 인 Lord Veerabhadra 의 신성한 검 .

일본 신화의 검

(보이지 않는) 일본 제국의 예복에 대한 작가의 인상
  • 쿠사나기 노 츠 루기 (또한 아마노 노 Murakumo 노 쓰루 Tsumugari없이 다치 ), 일본 신 칼 스사노오 이후 그의 여동생에게 주어진, 아마 테라스 .
  • 스사노오가 야마타 노 오로치 를 죽이는 데 사용한 토츠 카노 쓰루 기 .
  • 아메 노 Ohabari (또한 아마노 노 Ohabari가 )에 의해 사용되지 않는 이자 나기 그의 자손, 죽일 Kagu-tsuchi을 .
  • Futsu 노 mitama ( 8 월 스냅인 성령 )의 칼 Takemikazuchi .
  • Muramasa가 제작 한 Juuchi Yosamu ( 10,000 Cold Nights ) – 대회에서 Sengo Muramasa는 칼날을 작은 개울에 매달아 칼날을 현재를 향하게했습니다. 무라마사의 검은 그 길을 지나가는 모든 것을 베었습니다. 물고기, 강에 떠 다니는 잎, 그 위로 날아간 바로 그 공기.
  • 마사무네가 제작 한 야와라 카이 테 ( 텐더 핸즈 )-대회에서 오카자키 마사무네는 검을 수류로 내리고 참을성있게 기다렸습니다. 잎만 잘렸다. 그러나 물고기가 그 위로 헤엄 치고 날에 의해 부드럽게 날아 가면서 공기가 쉿 소리를 냈다. 지켜 보던 스님이 자신이 본 것을 설명했습니다. 마사무네는 무고하고 가치가없는 것을 불필요하게 자르지 않았기 때문에 두 개의 검 중에서 훨씬 더 섬세했습니다.
  • 코기 츠네 마루 ( 꼬마 여우 ), 오 카미이나 리 와 그 여우 정령은 대장장이 무네치카가 10 세기 말 칼날 코기 츠네 마루를 만드는 데 도움을줍니다.
  • 고가 라스 마루 ( 꼬마 까마귀 )는기원 8 세기에전설적인 대장장이 아마 쿠니 가 만든 것으로 여겨지는 독특한 타치 검입니다.

중국 신화의 검

  • Gan Jiang과 Mo Ye 는 제작자의 이름을 딴 전설적인 중국 쌍검입니다.
  • 고대 Bön 전통 의 부부 마술사들이 티베트에서 위조했다고 주장하는 전설적인 중국 검인 Glory of Ten Powers .
  • Feijian 에서 빌린 칼 루 동빈현무 거북이와 뱀의 영혼을 정복하기 위해.
  • Kunwu , 주어진 칼 Huangdi 에 의해 Jiutian Xuannü 에 대한 그의 전쟁 치우 . 신, 악마를 죽이고 사악한 마법을 물리 칠 수 있습니다.
  • Téngkōng , 하늘에서 Zhuānxū 의 소유로 내려온 검 . 공중에 뜨고 전쟁의 방향을 가리 킵니다.
  • Zhuānxū 의 손에 검으로 변신 한 가지 인 Huàyǐng 는 원소와 동물을 지휘하는 능력을 가지고 있습니다.

불교 신화의 검

  • Chandrahrasa 의 전설적인 칼 Manjusri가 에 따라 Swayambhu 푸라가 발견하는 데 사용 카트만두 계곡 , 카트만두의 플래그의 중심을 형성한다.
  • 은유 적 불교도 인 Houken 은 세속적 인 욕망을 제거하는 데 사용되며 Acala 가 사용합니다 .
  • Khanda 는 무지를 꿰뚫는 지혜를 나타냅니다. 힌두교와 불교 신들은 종종 종교 예술에서 칸다 검을 용접하거나 들고있는 모습을 보여줍니다. 특히 Acala , Manjushri , Mahākāla Palden Lhamo같은 불교 수호신이있습니다.

중세 전설의 검

무릎을 꿇은 줄 피카르와 함께 무릎을 꿇고있는 알리의 묘사

중동 신화의 검

극 무기

클럽과 메이스

힌두 신화의 클럽과 직원

그의 유명한 Gada와 싸우는 Bhima
  • 힌두교 신 비슈누 의 철퇴 인 카우 모다 키 는 비슈누의 일부 아바타의 도상학에서 발견되었습니다.
  • Kaladanda , 죽음의 지팡이 [11] 는 힌두 신화에서 신 야마 또는 나라 카의 신 또는 지옥의 신이 사용하는 클럽입니다. 일단 발사되면 자신을 보호해야하는 혜택이 무엇이든 상관없이 누구든 죽일 수 있습니다.
  • 시바 의 아바타 인힌두교 신 하누만의 주무기 가다 .
  • Mayasura 가 발표 한 클럽 Bhima의 철퇴 . 그것은의 무기였다 Danava 왕 Vrishaparva.

막대와 지팡이

그의 직원이 등장하는 19 세기 Sun Wukong의 그림.

낫을 든 그리스 신 크로노스 / 토성

스피어스

그의 유명한 창을 들고있는 롱기누스

켈트 신화의 스피어스

Amenonuhoko (天 沼 矛 또는 天 之 瓊 矛 또는 天 瓊戈, "천상의 보석 창" )은 바다에서 원시 땅 덩어리 인 Onogoro-shima 를 올리는 데 사용되는 신도 의 창에 주어진 이름 입니다.
  • Areadbhar (또한 Areadbhair ), Lugh 의 창 , 원래 페르시아의 왕 Pisear에게 속했습니다. 루는 스스로 창을 휘두를 필요가 없었습니다. 그것은 살아 있었고, 두드린 신선한 양귀비 씨의 수면에 흘린 흘림에 머리를 담그는 것만으로 남은 피에 목 말라했습니다. 전투가 가까워 졌을 때 뽑혔습니다. 그런 다음 포효하고 가죽 끈에 대항하여 투쟁하고 불이 타 오르고 한 번 가죽 끈에서 미끄러 져서 적의 계급을 찢어 버렸습니다. ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • Crann Buidhe , Manannán 의 창 . ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • 델 Chliss , 쿠 훌린 첫번째 Nechtan 장면에 속한 및 Nechtan 장면의 아들을 죽일하는 데 사용의 창. 이전에는 나무 조각 인 전차병의 고드 이름이었습니다. ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • Gáe Buide ( Yellow Shaft ), 아무도 회복 할 수없는 상처를 입힐 수있는 노란 창. Aengus 가 그에게 준 Diarmuid Ua Duibhne 의 창 . ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • Cú Chulainn 의 창인 Gáe Bulg 는 바다 괴물의 뼈로 만들어졌습니다. 전설에 따르면이 창은 전사의 처녀 Scáthach 가 제작했으며수십 개의 미늘로 폭발하여 즉시 죽음을 초래할 수 있는 힘을 가졌습니다. ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • Lugh의 또 다른 창인 Gae Assail ( Spear of Assal ), 주문 "Ibar (Yew)"는 캐스트가 항상 그 표를 쳤고 "Athibar (Re-Yew)"는 창을 반환했습니다. ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • Aengus 가 그에게 준 Diarmuid Ua Duibhne 의 붉은 창, Gáe Derg ( Red Javelin ) . 신화에서는 일부 허구가 말하는 것과 달리 마법을 무효화하지 않습니다. ( 아일랜드 신화 )
  • Celtchar의 Lúin , Celtchar mac Uthechar에 속하고 Dubthach , Mac Cécht Fedlimid같은 다른 영웅이 사용하는 길고 불 같은 창 또는 창 이름. ( 아일랜드 신화 )

일본 신화의 창

  • Amenonuhoko ( Heavenly Jeweled Spear ), 신도 이자 나기 이자나미 가 세상을 창조하기 위해사용하는 나기나타 ( 돈보기 리라고 도 함).
  • Ama-no-Saka-hoko ( Heavenly Upside Down Spear )는 전설에 따르면 다카 치 호노 미네 정상에서 니니기 노미 코토 가 걸 었던 고대의 신비한 창으로, 그와 그의 신도들이 처음 착륙 한 곳입니다. 의 Tenson의 고린 .
  • Nihongo 는 유명한 검술사 Masazane Fujiwara가 만든 3 개의 전설적인 일본 창 중 하나입니다. 황궁에서 사용되었던 유명한 창. Nihongo는 나중에 Masanori Fukushima와 Tahei Mori의 소유로 나아갔습니다.
  • Otegine 은 유명한 검술사 Masazane Fujiwara가 만든 3 개의 전설적인 일본 창 중 하나입니다.
  • Tonbokiri 는 전설적인 다이묘 Honda Tadakatsu가 휘두르는 것으로 알려진 유명한 검술사 Fujiwara no Masazane이 만든 3 개의 전설적인 일본 창 중 하나입니다. 창은 잠자리가 칼날에 떨어지고 즉시 두 개로 잘렸다는 신화에서 그 이름을 따 왔습니다. 따라서 Tonbo (일본어 "잠자리")와 kiri (일본어 "절단")는이 창의 이름을 "Dragonfly Slaying spear"로 번역합니다.

중국 신화의 스피어스

Erlang Shen (二郎神) 또는 Erlang창을 가진 중국 신입니다.
  • Erlang Shen 의 창 , Erlang Shen이 사용하는 세이버의 두 개의 칼날이 달린 양날의 창입니다. 양털과 같이 강철과 돌을 관통하고 쪼개 질만큼 강력합니다.
  • 그린 드래곤 크레센트 블레이드 관우가 삼국지 소설에서사용하는 전설적 무기입니다. 그것은이다 언월도 , 중국 전통 무기의 유형입니다. 눈 속에서 전투를 벌이는 동안 칼날에 계속 피가 묻었다는 생각에서때때로 Frost Fair Blade 라고도합니다. 피가 얼어 칼날에 서리가 생겼습니다.
  • Zhu Bajie의 주무기 인 Jiuchidingpa ( 구철 갈퀴 ) .
  • Octane Serpent Spear , 중국 삼국 시대의 장 페이 의 창.
  • Fuchai 의 창, Goujian의 아치 라이벌 인 Wu의 Fuchai 왕이 사용하는 창입니다.
  • Yueyachan ( Crescent-Moon-Shovel ), Sha Wujing 의 주요 무기 인 수도사의 삽 . 한쪽 끝에는 초승달 칼날이 있고 다른 쪽 끝에는 스페이드가 있고 , 삽 부분에는 종교적 연관성을 나타내는 6 개의 xīzhàng 고리가있는 양두 지팡이 .

Bidents

자벨린

랜스

  • 성배 의식에서 마법이 깃든 신성한 물건 인 블리딩 랜스 . 그 지점에서 피가 떨어집니다. 성배가 기독교화되면이 무기는 론기 누스라는 로마 군인의 손으로 예수의 옆구리를 뚫은 창인 홀리 랜스로 변신합니다. 피는 어린 양의 피이며 성배로 영원히 떨어집니다. Lance의 Vulgate Cycle에서 Grail-keeper의 상처를 입힌 무기는 종종 치유력에 기인합니다. ( Arthurian 전설 )
  • Bradamante 의 랜스 , 만지는 사람의 말을 풀어주는 마법의 랜스. ( 프랑스 문제 )
  • Lance of Olyndicus , 로마에 맞서 싸운 켈티 베리아 의 전쟁 수장 Olyndicus가 휘두르는 . Florus 에 따르면 , 그는 하늘에서 신들이 보낸 은색 창을 사용했습니다. [12] ( 스페인 신화 )
  • Longinus의 창이라고도 불리는 Holy Lance 는 요한 복음에 따르면 예수님이 십자가에 매달릴 때 예수님의 옆구리를 뚫은 창에 주어진 이름입니다. ( 기독교 신화 )

삼지창

그의 Trishula와 시바
  • 콩고 , 어둠 속에서 밝은 빛을 발하고 지혜와 통찰력을주는 삼지창 모양의 지팡이. 직원은 원래 일본의 산신 고 야노 묘 진의 것이 었습니다. 그것은 신 / 비의 신 인드라 의 왕의 파괴 불가능한 번개 다이아몬드 파운더 인 산스크리트 바즈 라 와 동등합니다 . 그곳에서 지팡이는 바즈 라 바퀴 이미지의 일부인 희생적인 불의 세 가지 불꽃을 나타냅니다. ( 일본 신화 )
  • 그리스 신화에 나오는 바다의 신인 포세이돈 과 로마의 신 해왕성관련된 포세이돈의 삼지창 . 분노로 지구를 강타했을 때 엄청난 지진이 발생했고 그의 삼지창은 해일, 쓰나미, 바다 폭풍을 일으킬 수있었습니다. ( 그리스 신화 )
  • 마두의 삼지창 , 마두 는 부끄러워서 바다에 빠져 죽기 전에 삼지창을 포함한 모든 것을 아들 Lavanasura 에게 넘겼 습니다. ( 힌두 신화 )
  • 시바 의 삼지창 인 Trishula 는 일부 사람들이 미사일 무기로 사용하는 형태로 만들어졌으며 종종 던질 때 비행을 용이하게하는 교차 안정 장치를 포함했습니다. 가장 강력한 무기로 간주됩니다. ( 힌두 신화 )

활과 화살

양궁의 신 Houyi
  • Arash 의 활 , Arash는 페르시아와 투란의 경계를 결정하기 위해 활을 사용했으며, 화살은 3 일 동안 움직이고 있었다고하며, Arash는 화살에 생명력을 넣어 활을 발사하면서 자신을 희생했습니다. ( 페르시아 신화 )
  • Fail-not , Tristan 의 활 . 그 흔적을 절대 놓치지 않는다고합니다. ( Arthurian 전설 )
  • Houyi 의 활 , 양궁의 신은 그의 활을 사용하여 하늘에서 태양 새 열 마리 중 9 마리를 격추했습니다. ( 중국 신화 )
  • Conquest 's bow , 백마를 타는 묵시록네 기수 중 첫 번째 는 Conquest이며, 그 위에 앉은 사람은 활을 가졌습니다. ( 기독교 신화 )

고전 그리스와 로마 신화의 활

힌두 신화의 활

그의 유명한 활과 싸우는 아르주나

화살

브라흐마의 화살의 브람스 트라의 라바나 회화 살해
  • 아폴로 의 화살 , 태양 광선으로 만들어진 화살. 수면 중에 건강을 유발하거나 기근과 사망을 유발할 수 있습니다. ( 그리스 신화 )
  • 아르테미스 의 화살 , 달빛과 은색 나무로 만들었거나 금으로 만든 화살. 그것은 소녀와 여성에게 갑작스런 죽음과 질병을 가져 오는 데 사용될 수 있습니다. ( 그리스 신화 )
  • 반신 라마 인 브라흐마의 화살은 스리랑카의 마왕 라바나 와 마주 쳤다. 라마는 아가 스티 야 가 그에게 준 브라흐마의 화살을 쏘았다 . 브라흐마의 화살이 라바나의 배꼽을 터 뜨리고 라마의 화살통으로 돌아 왔습니다. ( 힌두 신화 )
  • Teen Baan , ShivaBarbarika 에게 세 개의 무오 한 화살 (Teen Baan)을 주었습니다 . 하나의 화살로 모든 전쟁에서 모든 적을 파괴 할 수 있었으며 바바리 카의 화살통으로 돌아올 것입니다. ( 힌두 신화 )
  • Elf-arrow (또한 Pixie Arrow )는 영국 제도와 유럽의 원주민이 사냥과 전쟁에 사용하는 부싯돌의 화살촉이었습니다. Elf-Arrows는 화살이 하늘에서 떨어지고 엘프가 소를 죽이고인간에게 Elfshot가하는 데 사용되었다는 민속 믿음에서 이름을 따 왔습니다 . Elf-Arrows는 때때로 마법에 대한 부적으로 부적, 때로는 은색으로 설정되었습니다. ( 영어 민속 )
  • 헤라클레스 화살 , 헤라클레스가 휘두르는 화살로 독이있는 히드라의 피를 입혔습니다. ( 그리스 신화 )
  • Gusisnautar , 그의 아버지 Örvar-Oddr 에게 준 마법 화살 . ( 북유럽 신화 )

채찍

단검

인도네시아와 말레이 민속의 단검

  • Kris Mpu Gandring , Ken Arok 의 저주받은 단검. 미완성이거나 불완전한 크리스는 Ken Arok을 포함하여 7 명의 남자를 죽일 것입니다. ( 인도네시아 민속 )
  • 말레이 문학에서 가장 잘 알려진 크리스 중 하나 인 크리스 타밍 사리 ( 꽃 방패 또는 아름다운 방패 )는 매우 능숙하게 제작되어 그것을 휘두르는 사람은 누구도 타의 추종을 불허한다고합니다. ( 말레이 민속 )
  • Kris Setan Kober, belong to Arya Penangsang, the mighty viceroy (adipati) of Jipang who was killed by his own kris called Setan Kober ("devil of the grave"). Forged by Empu Bayu Aji in the kingdom of Pajajaran, and had 13 luk on its blade. (Folklore of Indonesia)

Axes

The Honest Woodcutter, also known as Mercury and the Woodman and his famous The Golden Axe
  • Axe of Perun, the axe wielded by the Slavic god of thunder and lightning, Perun. (Slavic paganism)
  • Forseti's axe (also Fosite's axe), a golden battle axe that Forseti (or Fosite in the Frisian mythology) used to save the old sages of the wreck and then threw the axe to an island to bring forth a source of water. (Norse mythology)
  • Hephaestus's Labrys, a double-headed axe used by Hephaestus to slice open Zeus's head and free Athena, whose pregnant mother Zeus swallowed to prevent her offspring from dethroning him. (Greek mythology)
  • Lightning axe, an axe that is wielded by the Maya rain deity Chaac and used to produce thunder and rain. (Maya mythology)
  • Parashu, the battle-axe of Shiva who gave it to Parashurama. (Hindu mythology)
  • Pangu's axe, an axe wielded by Pangu. He used it to separate yin from yang, creating the Earth (murky yin) and the Sky (clear yang). (Chinese mythology)
  • Paul Bunyan's axe, an axe wielded by Paul Bunyan. It was responsible for carving the Grand Canyon after Paul once dragged it behind him while walking. (American folklore)
  • Gobán Saor's axe, it could hold back the tide when it was thrown onto the seashore. (Irish mythology)
  • Shango's axe, an axe wielded by Shango that can produce thunder. (Yoruba mythology)
  • Zeus's Labrys, at Labraunda there were depictions of Zeus who was called Zeus Labrandeus (Ζεὺς Λαβρανδεύς) with a tall lotus-tipped sceptre upright in his left hand and the double-headed axe over his right shoulder. (Greek mythology)
  • Golden axe, a woodcutter accidentally dropped his axe into a river and sat down to weep. Hermes dived into the water and returned with a golden axe. Hermes asked if this is his axe, but the woodcutter said it was not. (Greek folklore)
  • Silver axe, the woodcutter returned the same answer when a silver axe was brought to the surface by Hermes. Only when his own axe is found does he claim it. Impressed by his honesty, Hermes allows him to keep all three axes. (Greek folklore)

Hammers

Projectile weapons

Projectile weapons from Hindu mythology

Ashwatthama uses Narayanastra
  • Astra, a supernatural weapon, presided over by a specific deity. To summon or use an astra required knowledge of a specific incantation/invocation, when armed.
  • Brahmastra, described in a number of the Puranas, it was considered the deadliest weapon. It was said that when the Brahmastra was discharged, there was neither a counterattack nor a defense that could stop it.
  • Narayanastra, the personal missile of Vishnu in his Narayana or Naraina form.
  • Pashupatastra, an irresistible and most destructive personal weapon of Shiva and Kali, discharged by the mind, the eyes, words, or a bow.
  • Varunastra, a water weapon (a storm) according to the Indian scriptures, incepted by Varuna. In stories it is said to assume any weapon's shape, just like water. This weapon is commonly mentioned as being used to counter the Agneyastra.
  • Agneyastra, the god of fire Agni possess a weapon that would discharge and emit flames inextinguishable through normal means.
  • Sudarshana Chakra, a legendary spinning disc like weapon used by the Hindu God Vishnu.
  • Vajra, the weapon of the Vedic rain and thunder-deity Indra, and is used symbolically by the dharmic traditions to represent firmness of spirit and spiritual power. (Hindu mythology/Buddhist mythology/Jain mythology)
  • Brahmanda Astra, it is said in the epic Mahabharata that the weapon manifests with the all five heads of Lord Brahma as its tip. Brahma earlier lost his fifth head when he fought with Lord Shiva. This weapon is said to possess the power to destroy entire solar system or Brahmand, the 14 realms according to Hindu cosmology.
  • Brahmashirsha Astra, It is thought that the Brahmashirsha Astra is the evolution of the Brahmastra, and 4 times stronger than Brahmastra. The weapon manifests with the four heads of Lord Brahma as its tip. When it strikes an area it will cause complete destruction and nothing will grow, not even a blade of grass, for the next 12 years. It will not rain for 12 years in that area, and everything including metal and earth become poisoned.
  • Vasavi Shakti, the magical dart of Indra. Used by Karna against Ghatotkacha in the Mahabharata war.

Public armour

Belt

Thor worn the Magic Belt Megingjörð
  • Megingjörð (Power-belt), a magic belt worn by the god Thor. (Norse mythology)
  • Peter Stumpp's magical belt, Peter claimed that the Devil had given him a magical belt or girdle, which enabled him to metamorphose into a werewolf. Removing the belt made him transform back to his human form. (German legend)

Girdles

  • Aphrodite's Magic Girdle, a magic material that made others fall in love with the wearer. (Greek mythology)
  • Girdle of Hippolyta, a magical girdle that was a symbol of Hippolyta's power over the Amazons, and given to her by Ares. Heracles' 9th Labor was to retrieve it. (Greek mythology)
  • Tyet, the ancient Egyptian symbol of the goddess Isis. It seems to be called "the Knot of Isis" because it resembles a knot used to secure the garments that the Egyptian gods wore. (Egyptian mythology)
  • Girdle of Brynhildr, Siegfried takes her girdle which makes Brynhildr lose her supernatural strength. (Norse mythology)
  • Bridle of Constantine, said to be made from the nails used during the crucifixion of Christ.

Caps and hats

Garments

Jacob blesses Joseph and gives him the coat of many colors
  • Hagoromo (Feather Dress), a colored or feathered kimono of a tennin. Tennin are unable to fly without these kimonos and thus will be unable to return to Heaven. (Japanese mythology)
  • Velificatio, a stylistic device used in ancient Roman art to frame a deity by means of a billowing garment. It represents "vigorous movement", an "epiphany", or "the vault of heaven", often appearing with celestial, weather, or sea deities. (Roman mythology)
  • Coat of many colors, the garment that Joseph owned, which was given to him by his father, Jacob. (Jewish mythology)
  • Penelope's burial shroud, which Odysseus's wife Penelope pretended to weave for her father-in-law and claimed that she would choose a suitor when the shroud is made as a trick to delay her suitors. (Greek mythology)

Footwear

Boots

Hop-o'-My-Thumb stealing the Seven-league boots from the Ogre, by Gustave Doré
  • Ǒusībùyúnlǚ (Cloud-stepping Boots or Cloud-stepping Shoes), made of lotus fiber, these are one of the treasures of the Dragon Kings; Ào Ming gives them to Sun Wukong in order to get rid of him when he acquires the Ruyi Jingu Bang. (Chinese mythology)
  • Fast-walker Boots (Cапоги-скороходы), allows the person wearing them to walk and run at an amazing pace. (Russian folklore)
  • Seven-league boots, a pair of boots said to allow the wearer to make strides of seven leagues in length. (European folklore)

Sandals

Shoes

Outerwear

Coats

Cloaks

Mantles

Holy Robe in Trier
  • Mantle of Arthur (also Llen Arthyr yng Nghernyw), whoever was under it could not be seen, and he could see everyone. One of the Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain. This item is known from two other sources, the prose tales Culhwch and Olwen (c. 1100) and The Dream of Rhonabwy (early 13th century). A very similar mantle also appears in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, in which it is used by Caswallawn to assassinate the seven stewards left behind by Bran the Blessed and usurp the throne. (Welsh mythology)
  • Mantle of Tegau Gold-Breast, Tegau Gold-Breast (Tegau Eurfron, wife of Caradoc) was a Welsh heroine. Her mantle would not serve for any woman who had violated her marriage or her virginity. It would reach to the ground when worn by a faithful woman but would only hang down to the lap of an unfaithful wife. (Welsh mythology)

Robes

  • Robe of the Fire-rat, a legendary robe of China that is made of the fireproof fur of the fire-rat. One of Kaguya-hime's suitor set out to search for the robe. (Japanese mythology)
  • Seamless Robe of Jesus (also Holy Robe, Holy Tunic, Honorable Robe or Chiton of the Lord), the robe said to have been worn by Jesus during or shortly before his crucifixion. (Christian mythology)

Pants and shirts

Lichas bringing the garment of Nessus to Hercules

Jewellery

Necklaces

Amulets and Charms

Fig trees often represent talismans with the udumbara
  • Agimat, a Filipino word for "amulet" or "charm".
  • Ankh, an amulet which appears frequently in Egyptian tomb paintings and other art, often at the fingertips of a god or goddess. (Egyptian mythology)
  • Phylactery, an amulet or charm, worn for its supposed magical power.
  • Vedic amulet, in Vedic literature, fig trees often represent talismans with the udumbara fig tree having been deemed the "lord of amulets". (Hindu mythology/Buddhist mythology)
  • Wolfssegen (also Wolfsegen and Wolf-Segen), an apotropaic charm against wolves. (European folklore)

Rings

Goetia seal of solomon

Arm rings

The third gift — an enormous hammer (1902) by Elmer Boyd Smith. The ring Draupnir is visible among other creations by the Sons of Ivaldi.

Earrings

  • Karna Kundala, the ear-rings of Karna (was present at his birth). (Hindu mythology)
  • Makarakundala, makara shaped ear-rings are sometimes worn by the Hindu gods, for example Shiva, the Destroyer, or the Preserver-god Vishnu, the Sun god Surya, and the Mother Goddess Chandi. (Hindu mythology)
  • Shiva Kundala, the Hindu God Shiva wears two earrings or Kundalas. Traditional images of Shiva depict the two earrings named – Alakshya and Niranjan. (Hindu mythology)

Gemstones

As is usual in bestiaries, the lynx in this late 13th-century English manuscript is shown urinating, the urine turning to the mythical stone lyngurium.
  • Lyngurium (also Ligurium), the name of a mythical gemstone believed to be formed of the solidified urine of the lynx. (Medieval legend)
  • Batrachite, gemstones that was supposedly found in frogs, to which ancient physicians and naturalists attributed the virtue of resisting poison. (Medieval legend)
  • Draconite, a mythical gemstone taken from the head of a dragon and believed to have magical properties.
  • Tide jewels, the kanju (干珠?, lit. "(tide-)ebbing jewel") and manju (満珠?, lit. "(tide-)flowing jewel") were magical gems that the Sea God used to control the tides. (Japanese mythology)
  • Mermaid tears, Neptune forbade the mermaids to use their abilities to change the course of nature. In a horrible storm, one mermaid weathered the crossings for a ship. She had, over time, grown to fall in love with the ship's captain from afar. When she calmed the wind and waves to save the man's life, Neptune angrily exiled her to the depths of the ocean, and ordered her to never to swim to the surface again. Still, today, her brightly gleaming tears wash up on the shore as sea glass as a reminder of true love. (Medieval legend)
  • Five-colored Jewel from a Dragon's Neck, a jewel that shines five colors found in a dragon's neck. One of Kaguya-hime's suitor set out to search for the jewel. (Japanese mythology)
  • Hope Diamond, the diamond has been surrounded by a mythology of a reputed curse to the effect that it brings misfortune and tragedy to persons who own it or wear it, but there are strong indications that such stories were fabricated to enhance the stone's mystery and appeal, since increased publicity usually raised the gem's value and newsworthiness. Unsubstantiated legends claim that the original form of the Hope Diamond was stolen from an eye of a sculpted statue of the goddess Sita, the wife of Rama, the seventh Avatar of Vishnu.
  • Flaming pearl (also Wish-granting pearl), oriental dragons are shown with a flaming pearl under their chin or in their claws. The pearl is associated with spiritual energy, wisdom, prosperity, power, immortality, thunder, or the moon. (Chinese mythology)
  • Gem of Kukulkan, the Mayan god brought fire, earth, air, and water to the world. Though Kukulkan only has the wind gem, and with it can control the air. (Maya mythology)

Gemstones from Hindu/Buddhist mythology

14th century Goryeo painting of Ksitigarbha holding a cintamani

Stones

The Stone of Destiny (Lia Fáil) at the Hill of Tara, once used as a coronation stone for the High Kings of Ireland.
  • Baetylus, a sacred stone endowed with life. (Greek mythology)
  • Bezoar, a stone believed to provide an antidote against any poison.
  • Philosopher's stone, said to perform alchemy without an equal sacrifice being made, such as turning lead to gold, and creating something out of nothing. (Medieval legend)
  • Sesshō-seki (also Killing Stone), a stone that kills anyone who comes into contact with it. (Japanese mythology)
  • Stone of Giramphiel, a stone described in Diu Crône. Sir Gawain wins from the knight Fimbeus and it offers him protection against the fiery breath of dragons and the magic of the sorcerer Laamorz. (Arthurian legend)
  • Singasteinn (Old Norse singing stone or chanting stone), an object that appears in the account of Loki and Heimdallr's fight in the form of seals. (Norse mythology)
  • Llech Ronw (also Slate of Gron), a holed stone located along Afon Bryn Saeth in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales. The stone is described as being roughly forty inches by thirty inches with a hole of about an inch in diameter going through it. (Welsh mythology)
  • Adder stone, believed to have magical powers such as protection against eye diseases or evil charms, preventing nightmares, curing whooping cough, the ability to see through fairy or witch disguises and traps if looked at through the middle of the stone, and recovery from snakebite. (Welsh mythology)
  • Toadstone (also Bufonite), a mythical stone thought to be produced by a toad that provides an antidote to poison. (Medieval legend)
  • Stone of Scone (also Stone of Destiny), an oblong block of red sandstone. (Matter of Britain)
  • Sledovik, asacred stone venerated in Slavic and Uralic pagan practices. (Slavic paganism)
  • Lia Fáil (also Stone of Destiny), a stone at the Inauguration Mound on the Hill of Tara in County Meath, Ireland. In legend, all of the kings of Ireland were crowned on the stone up to Muirchertach mac Ercae c. AD 500. (Irish mythology)
  • Thunderstone, throughout Europe, Asia, and Polynesia – flint arrowheads and axes turned up by farmer's plows are considered to have fallen from the sky. They were often thought to be thunderbolts and are called "thunderstones".
  • Gjöll, the rock to which Fenrir the wolf is bound. (Norse mythology)
  • Vaidurya, a precious stone worn by the goddesses Lakshmi and Rigveda. (Hindu Mythology)
  • Seer stone, some early-nineteenth-century Americans used seer stones in attempts to gain revelations from God or to find buried treasure. From about 1819, Joseph Smith regularly practiced scrying, a form of divination in which a "seer" looked into a seer stone to receive supernatural knowledge.
  • Urim and Thummim, a set of seer stones bound in a breastplate, or by silver bows into a set of spectacles.
  • Lapis manalis (Stone of the Manes), was either of two sacred stones used in the Roman religion. One covered a gate to Pluto, abode of the dead; Festus called it ostium Orci, "the gate of Orcus". The other was used to make rain; this one may have no direct relationship with the Manes, but is instead derived from the verb manare, "to flow". The two stones had the same name. However, the grammarian Festus held the cover to the gate of the underworld and the rainmaking stone to be two distinct stones. (Roman mythology)
  • Charmstone (charm-stone and charm stone), a stone or mineral artifact associated with various traditional culture, including those of Scotland and the native cultures of California and the American southwest.
  • Snakestones (also Serpentstones), fossilized ammonites were thought to be petrified coiled snakes, and were called snakestones. They were considered to be evidence for the actions of saints, such as Hilda of Whitby, a myth referenced in Sir Walter Scott's Marmion, and Saint Patrick, and were held to have healing or oracular powers. (Medieval legend)
  • Benben, the mound that arose from the primordial waters Nu, and on which the creator god Atum settled. (Egyptian mythology)
  • Omphalos, Zeus sent two eagles across the world to meet at its center, the "navel" of the world. Omphalos stones marking the center were erected in several places about the Mediterranean Sea; the most famous of those was at Delphi. Omphalos is also the name of the stone given to Cronus. (Greek mythology)
  • Uluru (also Ayers Rock), the first tells of serpent beings who waged many wars around Uluru, scarring the rock. The second tells of two tribes of ancestral spirits who were invited to a feast, but were distracted by the beautiful Sleepy Lizard Women and did not show up. In response, the angry hosts sang evil into a mud sculpture that came to life as the dingo. There followed a great battle, which ended in the deaths of the leaders of both tribes. The earth itself rose up in grief at the bloodshed, becoming Uluru. (Australian Aboriginal mythology)
  • Skofnung stone, a stone that can heal wounds made by the sword Skofnung. (Norse mythology)
  • Colored Stones of Nüwa, five colored stones crafted by the goddess Nüwa that each represent one of the five Chinese elements, fire, water, earth, metal, and wood. (Chinese Mythology)

Vehicles

Airborne

Riding a Flying Carpet, an 1880 painting by Viktor Vasnetsov
  • Atet (also Sun Barge of Ra), the legendary boat that the Egyptian Solar deity Ra used to cross the sky during the day, and which bore his body through the Twelve Kingdoms of Knight. (Egyptian mythology)
  • Flying mortar and pestle of Baba Yaga, she flies around in a mortar and using the pestle as a rudder. (Slavic Mythology)
  • Magic carpet (also Flying carpet), a legendary carpet that can be used to transport humans who are on it instantaneously or quickly to their destination. (Arabian mythology)
  • Flying Throne of Kai Kavus, an eagle-propelled craft built by the Persian king Kay Kāvus. It was used for flying the king all the way to China. (Persian mythology)
  • Roth Rámach (lit. Rowing Wheel), the magical flying machine of Mug Ruith, a mythological Irish Druid who along with his feathered headdress (the encennach), hovers across the skies [2]. (Irish Mythology)
  • Flying Canoe (also Bewitched Canoe or Flying Canoe), Baptiste had a canoe with paddles, he made a pact with the devil so his canoe would fly wherever Baptiste wished. However, those within the canoe could not say the name of God, fly over a church, touch any crosses, or the canoe would crash. Baptiste uttered the magic words: "Acabris! Acabras! Acabram" to make the canoe fly. (Canadian folklore)
  • Santa's sleigh, Santa Claus on a reindeer sleigh pulled by flying reindeer and help him deliver presents to children.
  • Witch's broom, European witches are usually depicted flying on broomsticks, known as a besom. (Medieval legend)
  • Lagâri Hasan Çelebi's rocket, Lagari Hasan Çelebi made a successful manned rocket flight, launched in a 7-winged rocket using 50 okka (140 lbs) of gunpowder from Sarayburnu, the point below Topkapı Palace in Istanbul. (Ottoman legend)
  • Nezha's wind and fire wheels, the Immortal Taiyi gave Nezha a wind-wheel and a fire-wheel. These were stood on whilst chanting incantations, to serve as a magic vehicle in the mythological story Fengshen Yanyi. (Chinese mythology)

Vimana from Hindu mythology

The Celestial Chariot, Pushpaka Vimana from Ramayana
  • Pushpa Vimana(An Aeroplane with flowers) is a mythical Aeroplane found in Ayyavazhi mythology. In Maharashtra, it is the Pushpak Viman (a heavenly aircraft shaped as an eagle) which took Saint Tukaram (a devotee of Vishnu) to heaven.
  • Pushpaka Vimana or Dandu Monara – Pushpaka was originally made by Vishwakarma for Brahma, the Hindu god of creation; later Brahma gave it to Kubera, the God of wealth; but it was later stolen, along with Lanka, by his half-brother, king Ravana.

Chariots

Chariots from Abrahamic Mythology

Chariots from Classical Greek and Roman mythology

Chariots from Hindu mythology

Surya on His Celestial Chariot

Chariots from Norse mythology

  • Thor's chariot, driven across the sky by Thor and pulled by his two goats Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr.
  • Freyja's chariot, a chariot pulled by cats.
  • Álfröðull (Elf-beam, Elf-disc or Elf-glory, Elf-heaven), referring both to the sun-chariot of the sun goddess Sól and to the rider Sól. Álfröðull is pulled by two horses, Árvakr and Alsviðr across the sky each day.

Ships

Flying Dutchman, the

Ships from Egyptian mythology

  • Atet, the solar barge of the sun god Ra. It was also known as the Mandjet (Egyptian for "The Boat of Millions of Years") and, during the night, as the Mesektet.
  • Matet, (Growing Stronger), the first of two boats traveled in by Ra, the sun god as he traveled the sky daily with the sun on his head. During the period between dawn and noon, Ra occupies the Matet boat.
  • Seqtet, (Growing Weaker), the second six hours of the day (from noon till dusk) in Ancient Egyptian belief. It was preceded by the Matet boat. The Seqtet boat is represented by the Sun as Ra, and Ra as a boat since it sails across the sky like a boat on water.
  • Neshmet, a vessel belonging to the god Nun. Osiris was transported in it on the river Nile during the Osiris festival at Abydos.
  • Hennu (also Hennu boat and Henu), the boat of the god Seker. Depending on the era or the prevailing dynasty of Egypt, the Hennu sailed toward either dawn or dusk.

Ships from Greek mythology

The Argo (c. 1500–1530), painting by Lorenzo Costa
  • Argo, the ship on which Jason and the Argonauts sailed. She contained in her prow a magical piece of timber from the sacred forest of Dodona, which could speak and render prophecies.
  • Phaeacian ships, in the Odyssey, are described as being as fast as a falcon, steered by thought and requiring no helmsman, and able to travel even through mist or fog without any danger of being shipwrecked.
  • Boat of Charon, which carries souls of the newly deceased across the rivers Styx and Acheron that divided the world of the living from the world of the dead.
  • Ship of Theseus, the ship Theseus rode on his trip to kill Minotaur. He set off with a black sail, promising to his father, Aegeus, that if successful he would return with a white sail. Theseus forgot to put up the white sails instead of the black ones, however, so Aegeus, believing his son was dead, committed suicide by throwing himself into the sea, leading this body of water to be named Aegean Sea. This ship is more famous as the thought experiment Ship of Theseus.

Ships from Norse mythology

Thor Kicks Litr onto Baldr's Burning Ship, illustration by Emil Doepler (ca. 1905).
  • Ellida, a magic dragon ship given to Víking as a gift by Aegir.
  • Hringhorni, the ship of the god Baldr, described as the "greatest of all ships".
  • Naglfar, a ship made out of fingernails and toenails of the dead. It will set sail during Ragnarök.
  • Sessrúmnir, is both the goddess Freyja's hall located in Fólkvangr, a field where Freyja receives half of those who die in battle, and also the name of a ship.
  • Skíðblaðnir, a boat owned by Freyr.
  • Ullr's bone, Ullr could traverse the sea on his magic bone.

Trains

  • Silverpilen (Silver Arrow), a Stockholm Metro train which features in several urban legends alleging sightings of the train's "ghost". (Swedish folklore)
  • St. Louis Ghost Train, visible at night along an old abandoned rail line in between Prince Albert and St. Louis, Saskatchewan. (Canadian legend)
  • Phantom funeral train, a funeral train decorated in black bunting said to run regularly from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illinois, around the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death, stopping watches and clocks in surrounding areas as it passes. (American folklore)

Unidentified flying objects

  • Black triangle, UFOs reported as having a triangular shape and dark color, typically observed at night, described as large, silent, hovering, moving slowly, and displaying pulsating, colored lights. (Ufology)
  • Flying saucer (also Flying disc), a supposed type of flying craft having a disc or saucer-shaped body, commonly used generically to refer to an anomalous flying object. (Ufology)
  • Foo fighter, a type of UFO reported and named by the U.S. 415th Special Operations Squadron, the term was also commonly used to mean any UFO sighting from that period. (Ufology)

Treasures

Jug from Lydian Treasure Usak
  • Four Treasures of the Tuatha Dé Danann (also Hallows of Ireland), consisting of the Claíomh Solais, Lug's Spear, Cauldron of the Dagda, and the Lia Fáil. (Celtic mythology)
  • Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consisting of the Kusanagi, the jewel necklace Yasakani no Magatama, and the mirror Yata no Kagami. (Japanese mythology)
  • Karun Treasure, said to belong to King Croesus of Lydia. (Persian mythology)
  • Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain, consisting of the Dyrnwyn, the Hamper of Gwyddno Garanhir, the Horn of Brân Galed, the Chariot of Morgan Mwynfawr, the Halter of Clydno Eiddyn, the Knife of Llawfrodedd the Horseman, the Cauldron of Dyrnwch the Giant, the Whetstone of Tudwal Tudglyd, the Coat of Padarn Beisrudd, the Crock and Dish of Rhygenydd Ysgolhaig, the Chessboard of Gwenddoleu ap Ceidio, the Mantle of Arthur in Cornwall, the Mantle of Tegau Gold-Breast, and the Stone and Ring of Eluned the Fortunate. (Matter of Britain)
  • Rheingold (also Rhinegold), a hoard of gold in the Nibelungenlied where three Rheinmaidens swim and protect the treasure. (Norse mythology)
  • Yamashita's gold, also referred to as the Yamashita treasure, is the name given to the alleged war loot stolen in Southeast Asia by Imperial Japanese forces during World War II and hidden in caves, tunnels, underground complexes, or just underground in the Philippines - most commonly the island of Mindanao. According to the legend, it is named after the Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita, nicknamed "The Tiger of Malaya". (Japanese urban legends)
  • Eight Treasures, consisting of the wish-granting pearl (flaming pearl), the double lozenges, the stone chime, the pair of rhinoceros horns, the double coins, the gold or silver ingot, coral, and the wish-granting scepter. (Chinese mythology)
  • Nidhi (also Nidhana, Nikhara, or Sevadhi) is a treasure, which consists of nine precious objects (nawanidhi) belonging to Kubera, god of wealth. (Hindu mythology)
  • Štěchovice treasure, a purported hoard of Nazi treasure. It is said to be hidden in the town of Štěchovice in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. (Czech legend)
  • Nazi gold train (also Wałbrzych gold train), a Nazi Germany-era train buried in a tunnel in Lower Silesia between Breslau (Wroclaw) and Waldenburg (Walbrzych) in May 1945 during the last days of World War II. (Polish legend)
  • Confederate gold, a hidden cache of gold lost after the American Civil War. Millions of dollars' worth of gold was lost or unaccounted for after the war and has been the speculation of many historians and treasure hunters. Allegedly, some of the Confederate treasury was hidden in order to wait for the rising again of the South and at other times simply so that the Union would not gain possession. (American legend)

Relics

Relics from Buddhist mythology

  • Cetiya, "reminders" or "memorials" (Sanskrit caitya) are objects and places used by Theravada Buddhists to remember Gautama Buddha.
  • Relic of the tooth of the Buddha, venerated in Sri Lanka as a cetiya "relic" of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
  • Śarīra, a generic term referring to Buddhist relics. In Buddhism, relics of the Buddha and various sages are venerated. After the Buddha's death, his remains were divided into eight portions. Afterward, these relics were enshrined in stupas wherever Buddhism was spread.

Relics from Christian mythology

The Shrine of the Three Kings in Cologne Cathedral.
  • Relics of Jesus, a number of relics associated with Jesus that have been claimed and displayed throughout the history of Christianity.
  • Shrine of the Three Kings (German Dreikönigsschrein), a reliquary said to contain the bones of the Biblical Magi, also known as the Three Kings or the Three Wise Men.

Relics from Islamic mythology

  • Sacred Relics (also Holy Relics and Sacred Trust), consist of religious pieces sent to the Ottoman Sultans between the 16th century to the late 19th century.
  • Sacred Cloak of the Prophet, a cloak believed to have been worn by the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Books

Rectangular tablets passed down by the Hand of God in the 10th century Byzantine Leo Bible.

Cauldrons

Botany

Plants and herbs

Hanuman fetches the herb-bearing mountain, in a print from the Ravi Varma Press, 1910's
  • Aglaophotis, a herb used for warding off demons, witchcraft, and fever.
  • Fern flower, a magic flower that blooms on the eve of the Summer solstice. It will bring fortune to the person who finds it. (Baltic and Slavic mythology)
  • Hungry grass (also Féar Gortach), a patch of cursed grass which causes perpetual and insatiable hunger. (Irish mythology)
  • Moly, a magical herb Hermes gave to Odysseus to protect him from Circe's magic. (Greek mythology)
  • Raskovnik, a magical herb which can unlock or uncover anything that is locked or closed. (Slavic mythology)
  • Ausadhirdipyamanas, healing plants used for healing and rejuvenations in battles. These are used by Ashvins. (Hindu mythology)
  • Haoma, the Avestan language name of a plant and its divinity, both of which play a role in Zoroastrian doctrine and in later Persian culture and mythology.
  • Silphium, a plant that was used in classical antiquity as a seasoning and as a medicine. Legend said that this plant was a gift from the god Apollo. (Roman mythology)
  • Verbena, a plant which has long been associated with divine and other supernatural forces. It was called "tears of Isis" in ancient Egypt, and later called "Hera's tears". In ancient Greece it was dedicated to Eos Erigineia. In the early Christian era, folk legend stated that V. officinalis was used to staunch Jesus' wounds after his removal from the cross. It was consequently called "holy herb" or (e.g. in Wales) "Devil's bane".
  • Yao Grass, a type of mythical plant. (Chinese mythology)
  • Shamrock, a plant honored as sacred by ancient Druids. The Druids believed the shamrock had the power to avert evil spirits. Some people still believe the shamrock has mystical, even prophetic powers. It is said that the leaves of shamrocks turn upright whenever a storm is coming. (Irish mythology)
  • Sanjeevani, a magical herb which can cure any malady. It was believed that medicines prepared from this herb could revive a dead person. (Hindu mythology)

Trees

"The Fall of Man" by Lucas Cranach the Elder. The Tree of Knowledge is on the right.

Trees from Norse mythology

Image showing the sacred tree to the right of the temple, from Olaus Magnus' Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus (1555). To the right of the tree is a depiction of a man being sacrificed in the spring
  • Barnstokkr (Child-trunk), a tree that stands in the center of King Völsung's hall.
  • Glasir (Gleaming), a tree or grove described as "the most beautiful among gods and men", bearing golden leaves located in the realm of Asgard, outside the doors of Valhalla.
  • Læraðr, a tree that is often identified with Yggdrasil. It stands at the top of the Valhöll. Two animals, the goat Heiðrún and the hart Eikþyrnir, graze its foliage.
  • Mímameiðr (Mimi's Tree), a tree whose branches stretch over every land, is unharmed by fire or metal, bears fruit that assists pregnant women, and upon whose highest bough roosts the rooster Víðópnir.
  • Sacred tree at Uppsala, a sacred tree located at the Temple at Uppsala, Sweden, in the second half of the 11th century. It is not known what species it was, but a scholar has suggested that it was a yew tree.

World trees

The Ash Yggdrasil by Friedrich Wilhelm Heine
  • Yggdrasil, an immense tree that connects the nine worlds. (Norse mythology)
  • Sefirot, (counting, enumeration) the kabbalistic tree of life which encompasses both the physical and higher metaphysical realm. It consists of the ten attributes/emanations in Kabbalah. (Jewish mythology)
  • Irminsul (Great/Mighty Pillar or Arising Pillar), a pillar which is attested as playing an important role in the Germanic paganism of the Saxon people. The oldest chronicle describing an Irminsul refers to it as a tree trunk erected in the open air. (Germanic mythology)
  • Égig érő fa (Sky-high Tree), also called Életfa (Tree of Life), Világfa (World Tree), or Tetejetlen Fa (Tree Without a Top), is an element of Hungarian shamanism and native faith, and a typical element of Hungarian folk art and folk tales, and also a distinct folk tale type. (Hungarian mythology)
  • Akshayavat or Akshay Vat (Indestructible Banyan Tree), is a sacred fig tree. The sage Markandeya asked Lord Narayana to show him a specimen of the divine power. Narayana flooded the entire world for a moment, during which only the Akshayavat could be seen above the water level. (Hindu mythology)
  • Kalpavriksha (also Kalpataru, Kalpadruma or Kalpapādapa), a wish-fulfilling divine tree. (Hindu mythology)
  • Ashvattha (also Assattha), a sacred tree for the Hindus and has been extensively mentioned in texts pertaining to Hinduism, mentioned as 'peepul' (Ficus religiosa) in Rig Veda mantra I.164.20 . Buddhist texts term the tree as Bodhi tree, a tree under which Gautam Buddha meditated and gained enlightenment. (Hindu mythology)
  • Ağaç Ana, the world tree is a central symbol. According to the Altai Turks, human beings are descended from trees. According to the Yakuts, White Mother sits at the base of Ağaç Ana, whose branches reach to the heavens where it is occupied by various creatures that have come to life there. The blue sky around the tree reflects the peaceful nature of the country and the red ring that surrounds all of the elements symbolizes the ancient faith of rebirth, growth and development of the Turkic peoples. (Turkic mythology)
  • Modun, the world tree. (Mongolian mythology)
  • Mesoamerican world tree, the world trees embodied the four cardinal directions, which also serve to represent the fourfold nature of a central world tree, a symbolic axis mundi which connects the planes of the Underworld and the sky with that of the terrestrial realm. (Mesoamerican mythology)
  • Austras koks (Tree of Dawn), on the path of the sun, in or by the water, often on an island or rock in middle of the seas, is the Austras koks thought to represent world tree or axis mundi, it is usually described as a tree, but can also be variety of other plants or even objects. (Latvian mythology)
  • Világfa (World Tree)/Életfa (Tree of Life), the world tree connects different realities; the underworld, this world, and the upper world together. A shaman was believed to be able to climb through each of these levels freely by a ladder. (Uralic mythologies)

Foods

Drinks

Lord Vishnu took the form of Beauty Mohini and distributed the Amrita (Ambrosia, Elixir) to Devas. When Rahu (snake dragon) tried to steal the Amrita, his head was cut off
  • Ambrosia, the food or drink of the gods, which gives longevity or immortality to whoever consumes it. (Greek mythology)
  • Amrita, the drink of the gods which grants them immortality. (Hindu mythology)
  • Mead of poetry (also Mead of Suttungr), a mythical beverage that whoever "drinks becomes a skald or scholar to recite any information and solve any question. (Norse mythology)
  • Soma, it is described as being prepared by extracting juice from the stalks of a certain plant. In both Vedic and Zoroastrian tradition, the name of the drink and the plant are the same, and also personified as a divinity, the three forming a religious or mythological unity. (Zoroastrian mythology)

Fruits

Eggs

Snake and world egg of the inhabitants of Tyre.
  • Golden egg, the main object of the folk tale "Kurochka Ryaba". (Russian folklore)
  • Myrrh egg, the phoenix would build itself a nest of cinnamon twigs that it then ignited; both nest and bird burned fiercely and would be reduced to ashes, from which a new, young phoenix arose. The new phoenix embalmed the ashes of the old phoenix in an egg made of myrrh and deposited it in the Egyptian city of Heliopolis ("the city of the sun" in Greek). (Greek mythology)
  • World egg (also Cosmic Egg or Mundane Egg), found in the creation myths of many cultures and civilizations. The world egg is a beginning of some sort, and the universe or some primordial being comes into existence by "hatching" from the egg, sometimes lain on the primordial waters of the Earth.

Substances

Aura, a field of luminous radiation surrounding a person or object
  • Manna (also Mana), an edible substance that God provided for the Israelites during their travels in the desert. (Christian mythology/Jewish mythology/Islamic mythology)
  • Ectoplasm, a supposed physical substance that manifests as a result of energy.
  • Aureola, the radiance of luminous cloud which, in paintings of sacred personages, surrounds the whole figure.
  • Aura, a field of luminous radiation surrounding a person or object.
  • Tears of Ra (also Tears of Re), which are produced when the sun god Ra cries, and become honey bees upon touching the ground. (Egyptian mythology)
  • Breath of life, in countless stories from different cultures featured gods breathing life into object that brought them to life.
  • Cosmic energy, the translation into English by Sir John Woodroffe of the term Shakti in Hindu religion, based on the Hindu philosophy known as Kashmir Shaivism; a term for spiritual energy; also referred to as prana; thought in Hindu philosophy to be the source of kundalini; identified by some New Age authors with the quantum vacuum zero point energy and as orgone energy it is believed in New Age thought to be a vital force that animates all forms of life.
  • Silap Inua (also Silla), similar to mana or ether, the primary component of everything that exists; it is also the breath of life and the method of locomotion for any movement or change. Silla was believed to control everything that goes on in one's life. (Inuit mythology)
  • Hellfire, the fires from the lake of fire located in Hell. (Christian mythology)
  • Odic force (also Od, Odyle, Önd, Odes, Odylic, Odyllic, Odems), the name given in the mid-19th century to a hypothetical vital energy or life force by Baron Carl von Reichenbach.
  • Nebu, the ancient Egyptians believed that gold was an indestructible and heavenly metal. The sun god, Ra, was often referred to as a mountain of gold. (Egyptian mythology)
  • Xirang (also Hsi-jang, Swelling Earth, Self-renewing soil, Breathing earth, and Living earth), a magical substance in Chinese mythology that had a self-expanding ability to continuously grow – which made it particularly effective for use by Gun and Yu the Great in fighting the Great Flood. (Chinese mythology)
  • Humorism (also Humoralism), a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers. (Greek mythology)
  • Alien metal, the rancher William Brazel found mysterious paper-like metals across his sheep pasture. Believe to have been the remains of an extraterrestrial flying saucer crash near Roswell, New Mexico. The event would later be known as the Roswell UFO incident. (Ufology)

Substances from Greek mythology

  • Orichalcum, a metal that was considered second only to gold in value, and was mined in Atlantis in ancient times.
  • Panacea, a remedy that would cure all diseases and prolong life indefinitely.
  • Water of Lethe, which flows through the river Lethe, and causes those who drink it to experience forgetfulness.
  • Aether, the pure essence that the gods breathed, filling the space where they lived, analogous to the air breathed by mortals.
  • Miasma, "a contagious power... that has an independent life of its own. Until purged by the sacrificial death of the wrongdoer, society would be chronically infected by catastrophe".

Substances from Norse mythology

  • Eitr, a liquid substance that is the origin of all living things, and is produced by Jörmungandr and other serpents.
  • Surtalogi (Surtr's fire), the fire with which the giant Surtr will burn the world with fire, thus destroying it.
  • Yggdrasil dew, dewthat falls from the ash tree Yggdrasil. When Líf and Lífþrasir seek refuge within Yggdrasil, they find that they can survive there by drinking the dew of Yggdrasil.

Substances from Medieval legend and European folklore

Azoth, a universal medicine or universal solvent sought in alchemy. (Medieval legend)
  • Adamant, a hard substance, whether composed of diamond, some other gemstone, or some type of metal.
  • Alkahest, a hypothetical universal solvent which can dissolve every other substance, including gold. It was much sought after by alchemists for what they thought would be its invaluable medicinal qualities. (Medieval legend)
  • Azoth, a universal medicine or universal solvent sought in alchemy. (Medieval legend)
  • Cold iron, is historically believed to repel, contain, or harm ghosts, fairies, witches, and/or other malevolent supernatural creatures. (European folklore)
  • Elixir of life, a mythical potion that, when drunk from a certain cup at a certain time, supposedly grants the drinker eternal life and/or eternal youth. (Medieval legend)
  • Fairy dust, fairy ring are circles of mushrooms that seem to pop-up over night in yards. It is said to grow from the magic dust left behind by faeries as they danced and celebrated during the night, before returning to their hidden land. (English folklore)
  • Four Thieves Vinegar, a concoction of vinegar infused with herbs,spices or garlic that was believed to protect the user from the plague (disease). (European folklore)
  • Holy water, believed to ward off or act as a weapon against mythical evil creatures, such as vampires. In eastern Europe, one might sprinkle holy water onto the corpse of a suspected vampire to destroy it or render it inert. (European folklore)
  • Love potion, Tristan goes to Ireland to bring back Isolde the fair for his uncle King Mark to marry. Along the way, they ingest a love potion which causes the pair to fall madly in love. (Arthurian legend)
  • Mithril, a fictional metal that appears in the works of J. R. R. Tolkien and other works of fiction.
  • Prima materia (also Materia Prima or First Matter), is the ubiquitous starting material required for the alchemical magnum opus and the creation of the philosopher's stone. It is the primitive formless base of all matter similar to chaos, the quintessence, or aether. (Medieval legend)
  • Sandman's sand, which the Sandman uses to put people to sleep and bring good dreams by sprinkling it into their eyes while they sleep. (European folklore)
  • Yliaster, is the formless base of all matter which is the raw material for the alchemical Great Work. (Medieval legend)
  • Unspoken Water, water believed to have healing properties when collected "from under a bridge, over which the living pass and the dead are carried, brought in the dawn or twilight to the house of a sick person, without the bearer's speaking, either in going or returning". (Scottish folklore)
  • Water of life, water from the Fountain of Youth that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. (Medieval legend)
  • Sleeping potion, the troll princess who lives in a castle east of the sun and west of the moon gives the prince a sleeping drink, so that the youngest daughter cannot wake him. (Scandinavian folklore)

Substances from Asian mythology

Golden cosmic egg Hiranyagarbha by Manaku
  • Hihīrokane, described in the apocryphal Takenouchi Document, an alleged ancient writing in a lost script which details Japan's early history, Hihīrokane was used in the time of Emperor Jimmu, Japan's first emperor. The Kusanagi-no-tsurugi and the other Imperial Regalia of Japan are supposedly made from it. Its weight is lighter than gold, but harder than diamond. It was even said to be able to bring water to a boil without heat, violating the Law of Conservation of Energy. (Japanese mythology)
  • Hiranyagarbha, the source of the creation of the universe or the manifested cosmos. (Hindu mythology)
  • Halahala, a poison created from the sea when the gods and demons churned it to obtain Amrita, the nectar of immortality. (Hindu mythology)
  • Prana, is all cosmic energy, permeating the Universe on all levels. Prana is often referred to as the "life force" or "life energy". It also includes energies present in inanimate objects. (Hindu mythology)
  • Five Flavored Tea of Forgetfulness,a brew created by Meng Po that is given to each soul to drink before they leave Diyu. The brew induces instant and permanent amnesia, and all memory of other lives is lost. (Chinese mythology)
  • (also Chi or Ki), an active principle forming part of any living thing. Qì literally translates as "breath", "air", or "gas", and figuratively as "material energy", "life force", or "energy flow". Qì is the central underlying principle in traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts. (Chinese mythology)
  • Chakra, an energy point or node in the subtle body. Chakras are believed to be part of the subtle body, not the physical body, and as such, are the meeting points of the subtle (non-physical) energy channels called Nadi. (Hinduism/Jainism/Buddhism)

Musical instruments

Conchs

Vishnu with his Panchajanya
  • Nandni Vardhanam, the conch shell of Satyaki. (Hindu mythology)
  • Panchajanya, a Shankha conch shell of the Hindu god Vishnu. As per Valmiki Ramyana, Purushottama (Vishnu) killed a Danava named Panchajana on a mountain named Chakravan constructed by Vishwakarma and took away conch shell known as Panchajanya from him. (Hindu mythology)
  • Shankha, a conch shell and sacred emblem of the Hindu preserver god Vishnu. (Hindu mythology)
  • Triton's conch shell, a twisted conch shell on which Triton blew like a trumpet to calm or raise the waves. (Greek mythology)

Drums

  • Drake's Drum, a snare drum that Sir Francis Drake took with him when he circumnavigated the world. Shortly before he died he ordered the drum to be taken to Buckland Abbey and vowed that if England was ever in danger and someone was to beat the drum he would return to defend the country. According to legend it can be heard to beat at times when England is at war or significant national events take place. (English folklore)

Flutes

Pied piper

Harps

  • Bragi's harp, a magical golden harp given to Bragi by the dwarfs when he was born. (Norse mythology)
  • David's harp (also Kinnor David), a harp hung above King David's bed, and precisely at midnight a north wind arrived and blew on the harp and it would play by itself. (Jewish mythology)
  • Kantele, the mage Väinämöinen makes the first kantele from the jawbone of a giant pike and a few hairs from Hiisi's stallion. The music it makes draws all the forest creatures near to wonder at its beauty. (Finnish mythology)
  • Uaithne (also Dur da Blá, The Oak of Two Blossoms, and Coir Cethar Chuin), the harp which belongs to The Dagda. After the Second Battle of Mag Tuired the Fomorians had taken The Dagda's harp with them. The Dagda found it in a feasting-house wherein Bres and his father Elathan were also. The Dagda had bound the music so that it would not sound until he would call to it. After he called to it, it sprang from the wall, came to the Dagda and killed nine men on its way. (Irish mythology)
  • Väinämöinen's harp, he killed a pike and fashioned a harp out of the bones of the fish. However, he dropped his instrument into the sea, and thus it fell into the power of the sea gods, hence the origin of the music of the ocean on the beach. So, he made another one out of the forest wood, and with it, he descended into Pohjola looking for the Sampo. Väinämöinen struck his harp and sent the inhabitants to sleep and ran off with the Sampo. Upon reaching the land of light, the inhabitants of Pohjola woke up again, and went after him to retrieve the Sampo which, in the struggle, fell into the sea and was inevitably lost. (Finnish mythology)
  • Binnorie's harp (also Minnorie's harp), when the murdered girl's body floats ashore, a musician made a musical instrument out of it, a harp, with a frame of bone and the girl's "long yellow hair" for strings. The instrument then plays itself and sings about the murder. (Northumbrian folklore)

Horns

Lyres

  • Amphion's lyre, a gift to Amphion from his lover Hermes that allowed Amphion to telekinetically move stones to build the walls of Thebes. (Greek mythology)
  • Apollo's lyre, Hermes created the lyre for him from the entrails of one of Apollo's cows. Apollo was furious at Hermes, but after hearing the sound of the lyre, his anger faded. The instrument became a common attribute of Apollo. (Greek mythology)
  • Orpheus' lyre, a golden lyre given to him by Apollo. When Orpheus heard the Siren's voices, he drew his lyre and played music that was louder and more beautiful, drowning out the Sirens' bewitching songs. (Greek mythology)

Rattles

  • Sistrum, one of the most sacred musical instruments in ancient Egypt, which was believed to hold powerful magical properties. It was also shaken to avert the flooding of the Nile and to frighten away Set. (Egyptian mythology)

Trumpets

seven angels with seven trumpets
  • Seven trumpets, seven angels with seven trumpets are sounded and the events that follow are described in detail from Revelation Chapters 8 to 11. (Christian mythology)
  • Pheme's trumpet, Pheme is the goddess of gossip and she was said to have pried into the affairs of mortals and gods. She then repeated what she had learned by sounding her trumpet to spread the gossip to people near and far. (Greek mythology)
  • Joshua's shofars (also Joshua's trumpets), the walls of Jericho fell after Joshua's Israelite army marched around the city blowing their trumpets during the Battle of Jericho. (Jewish mythology)

Springs

Fountain of Youth
  • Fountain of Youth, a spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters. (Medieval legend)
  • Mímisbrunnr (Mímir's well), a well associated with the being Mímir, located beneath Yggdrasil. The water of the well contains much wisdom, and that Odin's eye sacrifice to the well was in exchange for a drink from it. (Norse mythology)
  • Hvergelmir (Bubbling Boiling Spring), a major spring. (Norse mythology)
  • Urðarbrunnr (also Well of Wyrd), a well that lies beneath Yggdrasil, and is associated with a trio of norns (Urðr, Verðandi, and Skuld). (Norse mythology)
  • Holy well (also Sacred Spring), a spring revered either in a Pagan or Christian context, often both. Holy wells were frequently pagan sacred sites that later became Christianized. The term holy well is commonly employed to refer to any water source of limited size (i.e. not a lake or river, but including pools and natural springs and seeps), which has some significance in the folklore of the area where it is located, whether in the form of a particular name, an associated legend, the attribution of healing qualities to the water through the numinous presence of its guardian spirit or Christian saint.
  • Wishing well, wells where it was thought that any spoken wish would be granted. The idea that a wish would be granted came from the idea that water housed deities or had been placed there as a gift from the gods, since water was a source of life and often a scarce commodity. (European folklore)
  • Lake of fire, a lake of fire where the wicked dead are thrown into. (Egyptian/Christian)
  • Connla's Well (also Well of Coelrind, Well of Nechtan, Well of Segais), one of a number of otherworldly wells that are variously depicted as "The Well of Wisdom", "The Well of Knowledge" and the source of some of the rivers of Ireland. Much like the Well of Nechtan (and some sources equate the two), the well is the home to the salmon of wisdom, and surrounded with hazel trees, which also signify knowledge and wisdom. (Irish mythology)

Furniture

Tissot Moses and Joshua in the Tabernacle