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Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
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
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
King James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 20
Chapter 20 20:1 When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. 20:2 And it shall be,...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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After losing the Battle of Actium to his forces, Antony committed suicide. Cleopatra followed suit, killing herself by getting an asp to bite her. Moral: Always date the organ grinder.
All roads lead to Rome
The snake story owes more to Shakespeare and Hollywood than ancient sources and it is just as likely that the Egyptian queen was murdered by the Roman general Octavian (later Augustus) after he defeated her and Mark Antony at the battle of Actium.
6 Civil Wars that Transformed Ancient Rome
Following several months of maneuvering, Octavian and Antony and Cleopatra's forces finally faced off at 31 B.C.'s naval battle at Actium.
Off With His Head
Antony killed himself in 30 B.C., one year after the Battle of Actium.
Vestiges of an ancient Greek art form, preserved by catastrophe
Fewer than 200 bronze sculptures from the Hellenistic era -- a period that began more than 2,000 years ago -- survive today.

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