Beira (mythology)


Beira (mythology)

Beira is a goddess of winter, and the mother of the gods and goddesses in Scottish mythology.Mackenzie, Donald Alexander (1917) " [http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/tsm/tsm04.htm Beira, Queen of Winter] " in "Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend"]

She is associated with one of the Celtic creation myths (which usually pertain to local land features) and bears a similar role to Gaea in Greek Mythology, and Jord in Norse Mythology.

ee also

* Cailleach

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