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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Ancient Goddess Barbi: Historical Views from the Year 5000
(Author's Note: Read this only if you consider laughter a sincere form of worship!) In the year 5000, historians will seek to patch together traces of the past, to discover what life was like in today's current era. Here's one humorous view of what they might...
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
History of Egyptian Medicine and Philosophy
When medical knowledge past is considered, lack of aseptic technique, pain-killing drugs and antibiotics are an accepted part of our modern legend of these ancient healing practices. You will find that none of this is true when it comes to Ancient Egypt....
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Magick in Ancient Egypt
"O Isis great enchantress, free me, release me from all evil red things, from the fever of the god and the fever of the goddess. From death, and deathfrom pain, and the pain that comes over me; as though hast freed, as thou hast released thy son Horus,...
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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The Hell of Tartarus, Ancient Greek Prison of the Damned
In Greek mythology, Tartarus is the name both of a deity and of a place. The deity by the name of Tartarus is a primordial being that existed before the Olympian gods, and their predecessors, the Titans.
Ancient Greece comes alive at Prep
Through costumes, drama, dance and food, ancient Greece came alive last week thanks to the efforts of some George Town students. Cayman Prep and High School Year 5 students put on an action-packed Greek Day on March 9 to wrap up their study this ...
Why, if the ancient Greeks had die-cut coins, did we take so long to invent
We know that in ancient Rome and Greece they had die-stamped coins. Why then did it take until the 15th century for mankind to invent the printing press? Kris Jones, London, W14.
Martin Luther King Jr. and the ancient Greeks
These considerations of ancient Greece and Rome, in what would be King's final speech, speak to his close engagement with the Classics throughout his writings. As one whose courses consider how classical ideas have contributed to public dialogue in the ...
Chicago Museum Shines Light on Ancient Greece
Many of us encountered ancient Greece in a Western Civilization classes, or perhaps we read Homer's epic poems, Iliad and Odyssey, in English class. Those long-ago lessons in the foundations of democracy and Western thought spring back to life as you ...

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