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Fata-Morgana, Fateful-Sea-Queen.

[to Whom the twenty-second day of January, day 021, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Celtic: Irish. In Wales Her sacred territory was Glamorgan.
Linguistic Note: See Fata linguistic notes, (under Moirae) for the fata element. As for morgana, of some interest is the following: Sussex and Hants. dialect: morgan, `various species of camomile Anthemis, also applied to the oxeye-daisy chrysanthemum leucanthemum'; Welsh and Cornish: Morgan, `a dog-fish'. Possibly related English word: morgue, (the etymology of which is unknown). Words relating to morning may also be connected with Her name in the sense of the morning of a new-life.
Description: Goddess of swamps, sea-coasts, mirages, miracles, anything misleading, visual illusions, enchantment, magic, destiny and death; Queen of the Fortunate Isles in the west where dead heroes go; Queen of Avalon, the underworld fairy land; She Who makes the death-curse; Matron of artists and healers.
She is sometimes nine-fold.
To Whom Sacred: {camomile, oxeye-daisy, dog-fish}; St. Elmo's fire; {static electricity}; the word glamour (an old word for witches spells, perhaps derived from Her Welsh territory); mermaid; palace of crystal and gold; pentacle; the colour red; the number 9.
Male Associates: She presides over the death and resurrection of the rival year gods. As Morgan-le-Fay She was sister of King Arthur, Her consort was Julius Ceasar, and Her son Oberon, king of the faeries.