In many mythologies a dog is the companion of the dead man to the otherworld.
The scenery of the Otherworld, from Homer to Dante, is decidedly cavernous.
The Dahomans hold that in the Otherworld social status will be unchanged.
Other myths dealing with the passage of the soul to the Otherworld.
We have now noticed two chief classes of Otherworld legends.
On that is the vast Otherworld from whence The great Immortals come for her defense.
It may also be translated as 'supernatural', 'Otherworld', or 'unearthly'.
As already noted, affairs in the Otherworld are managed by official Bureaux or Ministries very similar to those on earth.
The dead man was practically at the mercy of the living for subsistence in the otherworld.
The latter is, as we saw in the last Chapter, the representative of an old Celtic god of the otherworld.