The Wild Hunt (Asgårdsreien (1872) by Peter Nicolai Arbo) - an ancient folk myth prevalent across Northern, Western and Central Europe. The fundamental premise in all instances is the same: a phantasmal, spectral group of huntsmen with the accoutrements of hunting, with horses and hounds in mad pursuit across the skies or along the ground, or just above it
GWYN AP NUDD (Gwynn ap Nudd) /gwɪn ap nɨð/ was a mythological king of Welsh tradition whose stature diminishes over the centuries with the advance of Christianity. In the oldest literature he is a ruler of Annwfn or the Otherworld and has within him the ferocity of demons or fiends. Despite the meaning of his name, Gwyn bears a blackened face while leading the pack of fairy dogs known as cŵn annw...