Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Banshee


Banshee
Acrylic on canvas 1m x 1m by Sadie Cramer #roots #contemporarypainting#Banshee
A banshee or bean-sídhe (/ˈbænʃiː/ BAN-shee; Modern Irish bean sí, baintsí, from Old Irish: ben síde, baintsíde, pronounced [bʲen ˈʃiːðʲe, banˈtiːðe], "woman of the fairy mound" or "fairy woman") is a female spirit in Irish mythology who heralds the death of a family member, usually by wailing, shrieking, or keening. Her name is connected to the mythologically important tumuli or "mounds" that dot the Irish countryside, which are known as síde (singular síd) in Old Irish.[1] wikipedia

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