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Earthian InvasionEarthian Invasion
photo2website0An Earthian invasion in science-fiction is the colonization of a distant planet by the Earthlings.

EarthquakeEarthquake
photo1website0An earthquake is a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction and human casualties. It is the direct result of movements within the tectonic plates or even the volcanic activity…

no photoEarthsea
photo0website0Earthsea is a fictional realm created by Ursula K. Le Guin for her medieval fantasy novels.

no photoEchidna
photo0website0Echidna is, in Greek Mythology, a monster half woman, half snake. This creature with a woman's head and a reptilian body lives in a cave, it attracts passersby to eat them. The gods banned it. Its progeny have fa…

no photoEcotopia
photo0website0An ecotopia is an ecologically ideal region or form of society, generally viewed as imaginary.

EctoplasmEctoplasm
photo3website0An ectoplasm is a supernatural viscous substance that is supposed to exude from the body of a medium during a spiritualistic trance and form the material for the manifestation of spirits.

Egyptian MythologyEgyptian Mythology
photo4website1Definition of Egyptian Mythology, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

El DoradoEl Dorado
photo1website0El Dorado is the name of a fictitious country or a city which is said to be built in gold. If we believe the stories of the conquistadors, the El Dorado would be in the region of the Orinoco, in the vicinity of t…

ElfElf
photo6website0Elf is a supernatural creature of folk tales, typically represented as a small, elusive figure in human form with pointed ears, magical powers, and a capricious nature.

ElysiumElysium
photo2website0Elysium in Greek Mythology is the place at the ends of the earth which some heroes chosen by the gods have the right to reside after their deaths.

no photoEnt
photo0website0An Ent is a giant being resembling a tree and endowed with speech and a tremendous force when he gets angry. The Ents were created by JRR Tolkien for his High Fantasy novels.

no photoEpic poetry
photo0website0Epic poetry is a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition, narrating the deeds and adventures of heroic or legendary figures or the history of a nation.

no photoEpimetheus
photo0website0Epimetheus (Ἐπιμηθεύς) in Greek Mythology, is a Titan. He is the son of Iapetus and Themis and is the brother of Prometheus, Atlas and Menoetius. Prometheus and Epimetheus are instructed by Zeus to crea…

no photoErebus
photo0website0Erebus, in Greek Mythology, is a primeval god, associated with darkness. At first, nothing exists except Chaos, an obscure and vague disorder. For some unknown miracle, two children were born of this informal no…

ErinyesErinyes
photo2website0The Erinyes, in Greek Mythology, are divinities of the underworld. If the Greek place the Erinyes on earth, where they chase the bad guys to make them atone for their crimes, the Latins, following Virgil, rather …

ErosEros
photo1website0Eros, in Greek mythology, is the god of love and cosmic harmony. Born at the beginning of time, Eros is the son of Nyx and Erebus. His mother lays an egg born of the wind in the dark and deep within his father. H…

no photoEssos
photo0website0Essos is a fictional continent created by George R. R. Martin for the need of his saga of A Song of Ice and Fire. It lies on the east and coexists with two other continents, Westeros and Sothoryos.

ESWATESWAT
photo4website0ESWAT (Extra-Special Weapons and Advanced Tactics) is a paramilitary group serving as a counter-terrorism unit, crime response, and special forces branch of the Central Management Bureau, enforcing international …

no photoEuropa
photo0website0Europa in Greek Mythology is a princess of Tyre who was courted by Zeus in the form of a bull. She was carried off by him to Crete, where she bore him three sons; Minos, Rhadamanthus (both will become judges of t…

EvolutionEvolution
photo7website2Evolution is the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth.

EwokEwok
photo3website0An Ewok a member of a fictional species resembling to a sort of teddy-bear and that live in the forest moon of Endor. Ewoks belong to the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas.

ExcaliburExcalibur
photo2website0Excalibur is, in the Arthurian legends, the magic sword of King Arthur. According to some versions, Arthur withdrew Excalibur from a rock in which it is inserted, but in other versions, Excalibur was handed to hi…

ExorcismExorcism
photo11website0An exorcism is a religious ceremony designed to chase away the demons and other evil spirits from a possessed, or haunted house, with prayers and holy water.

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