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Iceland: Horses


The Irish solomon king conaire mor is raised by wolves as a boy and rescued by horses when he returns to his royal family.Like the horses in the pic indigenous Irish horses are a smaller breed but Horses are big status symbols in myth.They are  specifically linked with kingship. Kings mortal, divine and legendary are called eochaidh/horse lord.Horses were valued so highly it was taboo to eat them in myth. Charioteers and Heroes have to ritually cleanse themselves by staying in one place for a prescribed period of time to make up for eating their transport.
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irelandseyeonmyth:

marsbot:

Iceland: Horses


The Irish solomon king conaire mor is raised by wolves as a boy and rescued by horses when he returns to his royal family.Like the horses in the pic indigenous Irish horses are a smaller breed but Horses are big status symbols in myth.They are  specifically linked with kingship. Kings mortal, divine and legendary are called eochaidh/horse lord.Horses were valued so highly it was taboo to eat them in myth. Charioteers and Heroes have to ritually cleanse themselves by staying in one place for a prescribed period of time to make up for eating their transport.
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irelandseyeonmyth:

marsbot:

Iceland: Horses

The Irish solomon king conaire mor is raised by wolves as a boy and rescued by horses when he returns to his royal family.

Like the horses in the pic indigenous Irish horses are a smaller breed but Horses are big status symbols in myth.

They are specifically linked with kingship. Kings mortal, divine and legendary are called eochaidh/horse lord.

Horses were valued so highly it was taboo to eat them in myth. Charioteers and Heroes have to ritually cleanse themselves by staying in one place for a prescribed period of time to make up for eating their transport.

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