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RaRa
photo1website0Ra in Egyptian mythology is the Sun God and Creator.Egyptians live in terror of cycles, the cycle of the nourishing Nile, cycle of the regenerative Sun, the cycle of the Pharaoh-god. Every evening, the sun dies o…

no photoRagnarök
photo0website0The Ragnarök is the final battle between the gods and the powers of evil, the Scandinavian equivalent of the Götterdämmerung.

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photo0website0Ramiel (also known as Remiel) is one of the seven Archangels in the service of the Throne of God. In the Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch, Remiel destroyed the army of Sennacherib but is also the bearer of the instruc…

no photoRapa Nui
photo0website0Rapa Nui (also known as Easter Island) is an island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, west of and administered by Chile; population 2,000 inhabitants. The island, first settled by Polynesians in about ad 400, is…

no photoRaphael
photo0website0Raphael is in the Bible one of the seven archangels in the apocryphal Book of Enoch. He is said to have “healed” the earth when it was defiled by the sins of the fallen angels.

RasputinRasputin
photo1website0Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Григорий Ефимович Распутин) (22 January 1869 – 29 December 1916), was a russian monk known for being a healer and presumably able to hypnotised too. He exert…

no photoRaziel
photo0website0Raziel, is an archangel within the teachings of Jewish mysticism (of the Kabbalah of Judaism) who is the "Keeper of Secrets" and the "Angel of Mysteries." His name means in Hebrew "Secret[s] of God".

Real RobotReal Robot
photo1website0Real Robot is a subgenre of science-fiction whose origins are from Japan. All begin with the animated series Mobile Suit Gundam written and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino in 1979. He was the first to feature in his…

Reality showReality show
photo2website0Reality show is a genre of television programming that presents unscripted dramatic or humorous situations.

Red heifer ritualRed heifer ritual
photo1website0Definition of Red heifer ritual, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

no photoReincarnation
photo0website0A reincarnation is a person or animal in whom a particular soul is believed to have been reborn.

ResurrectionResurrection
photo7website0Resurrection is the action or fact of resurrecting or being resurrected.

Retro-futurismRetro-futurism
photo2website1Retro-futurism is a sub-genre of science-fiction but where the story takes place between the 1920s and 1960s and includes technologies not created yet (Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow or The Rocketeer) or e…

RhadamanthusRhadamanthus
photo2website0Rhadamanthus in Greek Mythology is the son of Zeus and Europa, and brother of Minos and half-brother of Aeacus, who, as a ruler and one of the three judges in the underworld, was renowned for his justice and virt…

RheaRhea
photo1website0Rhea in Greek Mythology is a Titaness, daughter of Uranus and Gaia, and wife of Cronus. His personality is intertwined with that of Gaia, as Earth and universal Mother . She gave birth to the generation of Olympi…

RobotRobot
photo25website0Definition of Robot, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

no photoRoman mythology
photo0website1Definition of Roman mythology, but also books, videos and web sites to illustrate it.

no photoRoswell
photo0website0Roswell is a city in southeastern New Mexico, scene of a mysterious crash in July 1947. Controversy has surrounded the allegations of some investigators who claimed that the object that crashed was a UFO.

StandStand
photo1website0A Stand (スタンド), in the manga Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, is a supernatural ability that one can be born with or be obtained after being pierced by the arrow of a mystical bow (弓と矢), forged from a myst…

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