What’s in a name? – Falconer’s Guild

Welcome back sports fans! This time we look at some of the possible inspirations for the latest Guild released for Guild Ball, the Falconer’s Guild.

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Falconer’s Guild

Falconers

Devana

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Devana is the supposed Slavic equivalent of the Roman goddess Diana and so is a goddess of forests, wild things and hunting.

Frelsi

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Frelsi is the Icelandic word for freedom or liberty because…

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Ikaros

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Ikaros is an alternative spelling of Icarus, the character form Greek mythology who used a pair of wings his father build to fly, but flew too close to the Sun causing the wings to fall apart and he fell to his death.

Mataagi

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Mataagi is probably named after the the Matagi (Japanese: 又鬼) who are traditional winter hunters of the Tōhoku region of northern Japan

Minerva

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Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare, who was closely associated with owls.

Rundaas

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Rundaas is probably named after the Hittite god of the hunt and of good fortune whose emblem was a double eagle with a hare in each talon.

Until next time sports fans!

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