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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
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
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
Gods of Ancient Wales and the Celtic Britons
A common temptation is to think that civilization reached Great Britain through the vehicle of Roman occupation. But Celtic civilization existed in Britain centuries before the Latins' arrival, and before the Celts, societies existed in Britain sophisticated...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Welsh village Llanfair Clydogau's Grade 2 listed 300-year-old bridge collapses
Forgetting to pick up a pint of milk is a common frustration for many, but the inconvenience has taken on extra significance for locals in one tiny Welsh village.
New book about the early history of the Welsh language finally published - in
It's ironic, but until now, books about the early history of the Welsh language have not been available to read in Welsh. Students often have to turn to English resources if they want to benefit from the latest research in the field.
Historian solves mystery of centuries old staircase belonging to Welsh family
A staircase that was lying in a disused hospital block has been revealed as a Jacobean gem with links to one of Wales' historic families.
How a farm boy from Wales gave the world pi
It comes from the pen of an 18th century farmer's son and largely self-taught mathematician from the small island of Anglesey in Wales. The Welsh Government has even renamed Pi Day (on March 14 or 3/14, which matches the first three digits of pi, 3.
One of Wales' most striking and important houses is on the market for £525000
It's considered to be one of the most important Tudor buildings in Wales and the home of a powerful local medieval lord.

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