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7 Topic Pages Found in Mythology & Folklore and starting with the letter V
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Open Valhalla
Valhalla

Valhalla is the conventional English-language rendering of Old Icelandic Valhöll (The Hall of the Slain), which, according to Nordic mythology of the

Open Valkyries (Norse mythology)
Valkyries (Norse mythology)

Valkyries, meaning "Choosers of the Slain," were beautiful young women—sometimes immortal, depending on the Norse myth—who scouted battlefields

Open Vampires
Vampires

In contemporary popular culture, vampires are fictitious immortal creatures of the night who sustain themselves by drinking the blood of the living.

Open Vanir
Vanir

Subgroup of the gods. The vanir are distinguished from the æsir, the dominant group to which Odin and Thor and their consorts belong, but they are

Open Vedanta
Vedanta

( vĭdän'tӘ, –dăn'– ), one of the six classical systems of Indian philosophy. The term “Vedanta” has the literal meaning “the end of the Veda” and

Open Venus (Roman deity)
Venus (Roman deity)

Venus emerges from Rome's historical records as an increasingly powerful deity of sex, war, and politics, whose most prominent patrons were generals

Open Virgil
Virgil

(Publius Vergilius Maro)( both: vûr'jil ), 70 B.C.–19 B.C., Roman poet, b. Andes dist., near Mantua, in Cisalpine Gaul; the spelling Virgil is not