William Blake’s mythology
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The Fall of Albion
- Tharmas: representing instinct and strength.
- Urizen: reason, tradition; a cruel god resembling the Gnostic Demiurge.
- Luvah: love, passion and emotive faculties; a Christ-like figure, also known as Orc in his most amorous and rebellious form.
- Urthona, also known as Los: inspiration and the imagination.
- The maternal Enion is an emanation from Tharmas.
- The celestial Ahania is an emanation from Urizen.
- The seductive Vala is an emanation from Luvah.
- The musical Enitharmon is an emanation from Los (Urthona).
- The loud and lustful Bromion.
- The “mild and piteous” Palamabron, son of Enitharmon and Los (also appears in Milton).
- The tortured mercenary Theotormon.
The mythology and the prophetic books
- America a Prophecy
- The Book of Urizen
- The Book of Los
- The Book of Ahania
- Visions of the Daughters of Albion
Notes and references
- Watershed Online Retrieved on 2008-08-29