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Bard Etymology

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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
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
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
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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Words that Ease the Path of Returning Home
Today we know a 16th century Elizabethan playwright, while we struggle to remember the names of the bard's contemporaries in our own countries. What can keep our collective memory and shared heritage alive?
Taming of the Shrew: Maybe Not So Tame After All?
(Click here for a synopsis of the play.) The Bard's own strong language adds to the complexity of these themes, of course. For instance, Gremio, an older suitor of Bianca, calls Katherine a “fiend of hell” (1.
Theater review: 'Romeo et Juliette' at the Pacific Northwest Ballet
I had yet to experience the Bard through dance (nor had I thought to), that is, until Friday.
December 2015
This is a call-in show, one that takes in queries about idioms, etymology, and odd lexical developments from listeners all across the country.
The King William's College quiz 2015
What does the Bard credit with subtlety? Who lost his gold pince-nez in a stranger's astrakhan collar? Where did Mrs Doyle narrowly escape death from a falling boulder?

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