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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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Hunt for First World War stories on 100th anniversary of conscription
Private Eric Thomas Potten was not allowed to enlist in 1914 because of his important job as a railway clerk, but was conscripted in 1916 and served in the Tank Corps, taking part in the Battle of Cambrai.
ROUTE TO THE PAST: Sir Frederick Banting died 75 years ago
In 1918 he was sent to the Front and saw plenty of action until he was himself wounded at the Battle of Cambrai in September. As his fellow soldiers would have said, Banting got his blighty and was sent to Britain to convalesce.
Recalling a battlefield visit to Verdun
That took us past Cambrai, site of the first major tank battle in history, which disappointed me as I found only a small monument to mark the historic event.
LETTER: Looking for information on Great Uncle Jack from Chatteris
He joined the army aged 30 in 1916, initially in the Cambridgeshire Regiment, but had been posted to the Norfolk Regiment when he was killed at the battle of Cambrai in 1917. Fortunately most of his service record survives and it makes very poignant ...
Indian Army remembers 1917 battle on Cambrai Day
In the Rajya Sabha last week, an MP argued in favour of making military training, or conscription, mandatory in India. During his speech, Rajasthan MP V P Singh Badnore proudly talked about his relative winning a Victoria Cross in the First World War.

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