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Albion (Blake)

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In the complex mythology of William Blake, Albion is the primeval man whose fall and division results in the Four Zoas: Urizen, Tharmas, Luvah/Orc and Urthona/Los. [1]

43 relations: Adam Kadmon, Albion, Alebion, Alexander Gilchrist, Brutus of Troy, Cambria, France, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Germany, Giants (Greek mythology), Greek mythology, Heracles, Historia Regum Britanniae, Japheth, Jerusalem The Emanation of the Giant Albion, John Milton, Julius Caesar, Kabbalah, Los (Blake), Luvah, Noah, Orc (Blake), Poseidon, Prajapati, Prehistoric Britain, Queen Gwendolen, Rigveda, Rome, Scotland, Songs of Innocence and of Experience, Tharmas, The History of Britain (Milton), Thomas Bulfinch, Urizen, Urthona, Vala, or The Four Zoas, Visions of the Daughters of Albion, Vitruvian Man, William Blake, William Blake's mythology, William Blake's prophetic books, William Shakespeare, 15760 Albion.

Adam Kadmon

Adam Kadmon (Primordial Man; also Adam Ila'a, אדם עילאה "supreme man"; abbreviated as א"ק, A"K), in Kabbalah, is the first spiritual World that came into being after the contraction of God's infinite light.

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Albion

Albion (Ἀλβιών) is the oldest known name of the island of Great Britain.

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Alebion

In Greek mythology, Alebion or Albion (Ἀλεβίων or Ἀλβίων) was a son of Poseidon and brother of Bergion (also known as Dercynus) who attacked Heracles with Dercynus when he passed through their country, Liguria in North-Western Italy, on his way back to Mycenae from Iberia having obtained the Cattle of Geryon as his tenth labour.

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Alexander Gilchrist

Alexander Gilchrist (182830 November 1861) was the biographer of William Etty and of William Blake.

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Brutus of Troy

Brutus, or Brute of Troy, is a legendary descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas, known in medieval British history as the eponymous founder and first king of Britain.

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Cambria

Cambria is a name for Wales, being the Latinised form of the Welsh name for the country, Cymru.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Geoffrey of Monmouth

Geoffrey of Monmouth (Galfridus Monemutensis, Galfridus Arturus, Gruffudd ap Arthur, Sieffre o Fynwy; c. 1095 – c. 1155) was a British cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King Arthur.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Giants (Greek mythology)

In Greek and Roman Mythology, the Giants, also called Gigantes (jye-GAHN-tees or gee-GAHN-tees; Greek: Γίγαντες, Gígantes, Γίγας, Gígas) were a race of great strength and aggression, though not necessarily of great size, known for the Gigantomachy (Gigantomachia), their battle with the Olympian gods.

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Greek mythology

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.

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Heracles

Heracles (Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklês, Glory/Pride of Hēra, "Hera"), born Alcaeus (Ἀλκαῖος, Alkaios) or Alcides (Ἀλκείδης, Alkeidēs), was a divine hero in Greek mythology, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, foster son of AmphitryonBy his adoptive descent through Amphitryon, Heracles receives the epithet Alcides, as "of the line of Alcaeus", father of Amphitryon.

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Historia Regum Britanniae

Historia regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), originally called De gestis Britonum (On the Deeds of the Britons), is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written around 1136 by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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Japheth

Japheth (Ἰάφεθ; Iafeth, Iapheth, Iaphethus, Iapetus), is one of the three sons of Noah in the Book of Genesis, where he plays a role in the story of Noah's drunkenness and the curse of Ham, and subsequently in the Table of Nations as the ancestor of the peoples of Europe and Anatolia.

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Jerusalem The Emanation of the Giant Albion

Jerusalem, subtitled The Emanation of the Giant Albion (1804–1820, with additions made even later), was the last, longest and greatest in scope of the prophetic books written and illustrated by the English poet, artist and engraver William Blake.

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John Milton

John Milton (9 December 16088 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell.

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Julius Caesar

Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.

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Kabbalah

Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "parallel/corresponding," or "received tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.

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Los (Blake)

In the mythological writings of William Blake, Los is the fallen (earthly or human) form of Urthona, one of the four Zoas.

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Luvah

In the mythological writings of William Blake, Luvah is one of the four Zoas, who were created when Albion, the primordial man, was divided fourfold.

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Noah

In Abrahamic religions, Noah was the tenth and last of the pre-Flood Patriarchs.

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Orc (Blake)

Orc is a proper name for one of the characters in the complex mythology of William Blake.

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Poseidon

Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth.

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Prajapati

Prajapati (IAST:, "lord of creation and protector") is a Vedic deity of Hinduism.

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Prehistoric Britain

Several species of humans have intermittently occupied Britain for almost a million years.

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Queen Gwendolen

Queen Gwendolen, also known as Gwendolin, or Gwendolyn (Latin: Guendoloēna) was a legendary ruler of ancient Britain.

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Rigveda

The Rigveda (Sanskrit: ऋग्वेद, from "praise" and "knowledge") is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns along with associated commentaries on liturgy, ritual and mystical exegesis.

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Songs of Innocence and of Experience

Songs of Innocence and of Experience is an illustrated collection of poems by William Blake.

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Tharmas

In the mythological writings of William Blake, Tharmas is one of the four Zoas, who were created when Albion, the primordial man, was divided fourfold.

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The History of Britain (Milton)

The History of Britain, that Part especially now called England; from the first traditional Beginning, continued to the Norman Conquest.

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Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 – May 27, 1867) was an American writer born in Newton, Massachusetts, best known for the book Bulfinch's Mythology.

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Urizen

In the complex mythology of William Blake, Urizen is the embodiment of conventional reason and law.

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Urthona

In the mythological writings of William Blake, Urthona is one of the four Zoas, who were created when Albion, the primordial man, was divided fourfold.

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Vala, or The Four Zoas

Vala, or The Four Zoas refers to one of the uncompleted prophetic books by the English poet William Blake, begun in 1797.

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Visions of the Daughters of Albion

Visions of the Daughters of Albion is a 1793 poem by William Blake, produced as a book with his own illustrations.

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Vitruvian Man

The Vitruvian Man (Le proporzioni del corpo umano secondo Vitruvio, which is translated to "The proportions of the human body according to Vitruvius"), or simply L'Uomo Vitruviano, is a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci around 1490.

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William Blake

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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William Blake's mythology

The prophetic books of the English poet and artist William Blake contain a rich invented mythology (mythopoeia), in which Blake worked to encode his revolutionary spiritual and political ideas into a prophecy for a new age.

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William Blake's prophetic books

The prophetic books of the 18th-century English poet and artist William Blake are a series of lengthy, interrelated poetic works drawing upon Blake's own personal mythology.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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15760 Albion

15760 Albion, provisional designation, was the first trans-Neptunian object to be discovered after Pluto and Charon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albion_(Blake)

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