Peryton

Peryton: Mythological Beast of Samhain   One of the mythological creatures of Samhain is the Peryton, a ferocious creature combining the head of stag with the enormous wings and plumage of a bird. With the passage of eons, stories become legend which fade into myth; thus it is for the Peryton. Said to be an … Continue reading Peryton

Basilisk

The basilisk is one the mythological beings associated with Lammas.  Depending on which account of the basilisk you credit, this mythological beings size ranges from over 100ft long in Harry Potter, to not more than 3ft in length according to Pliny the Elder of ancient Rome.  In all descriptions, basilisk is an extraordinarily deadly creature … Continue reading Basilisk