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Melia, She-of-the-Ash-Tree.
[to Whom the twenty-third day of September, day 266, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Greek.
Description: The Muse wispering in the poet's ear; Goddess of tree-top inspiration, rebirth and sea power; Inspiration of the Runic writing system; Rain-maker; Fire-giver; Matron of bronze smiths.
To Whom Sacred: ash, the growing tree, its charcoal and cut wood; lightning.
Male Associates: consort, Inachus, Making-Strong-and-Sinewy, river god.

Source: GR.WG/441, 168, 193-4; KD.WWGRM/151.
Meliai, Those-of-the-Ash-Trees.
Alternate meanings: Ash-Nymphs, Ash-Fairys, Spirits-of-the-Ash-Tree.

Geography/Culture: Greek.
Description: Guardian nymphs Who inhabit and protect manna ash trees; Mothers of humanity.
Male Associates: they were born from blood drops that fell on earth from the penis of Uranus, , as it was flung away by the castrator Kronos, .

Source: GR.GMv1/38, 126; RHJ.HGM/22, 38.
Niobe, Snowy.

Geography/Culture: Greek.
Description: Fruitful Mother of humanity.
To Whom Sacred: fountain; stone; the number 7.
Male Associates: consort, Amphion, by whom She had seven sons and seven Daughters, or some say Her children are innumerable.

Source: BGH/221-2; PCMD.
worked on: September, August 1995; August 1991.
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