Definition of Arianrhod
1. Noun. Celtic goddess famous for her beauty; mother of Dylan.
Geographical relationships: Cambria, Cymru, Wales
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity
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Literary usage of Arianrhod
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance & Folklore by Edwin Sidney Hartland, Jessie Laidlay Weston, Charles J Billson, Edward Vernon Arnold, Ivor Bertram John, Lucy Winifred Faraday, Francis Edward Sandbach, Lewis Spence, Alfred Trübner Nutt (1901)
"On being told who the child is, Arianrhod says he will never be named except by her. ... Arianrhod now declares that the boy shall never be given arms, ..."
2. Transactions of the Third International Congress for the History of Religions by Percy Stafford Allen, John de Monins Johnson (1908)
"... the local pronunciation of what would probably be otherwise Elen. This I suppose to represent Arianrhod and what was written in Irish ..."
3. The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed by Kenneth Morris (1914)
"Let the Lady of the Silver Wheel, Arianrhod Ren, Don's daughter, declare the fate." Arianrhod Ren stood forth, and turned her Wheel in the heavens. ..."
4. Celtic Folklore: Welsh and Manx by JOHN. RHYS (1901)
"All these are attempts to reproduce what might be written Tre'-Gaer-Arianrhod. ... Now the Arianrhod of the Mabinogi of Math could hardly be called a lady ..."
5. The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott MacCulloch (1918)
"He is not straightforward, however, when he pretends that his sister Arianrhod is a virgin, for she is his mistress and mother of his sons, ..."
6. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1895)
"The Ell means the " Eel River," an appropriate name for a marsh stream, that gathered the waters of only a few small brooks from the mountains. Arianrhod ..."
7. The Hibbert Lectures by Hibbert Trust (1888)
"Arianrhod was wroth beyond measure, and laid the boy under another destiny, ... In the evening, when eating was over, Arianrhod conversed with Gwydion ..."