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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
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
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

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The Battle of Marathon, 490 B.C.
"hoplite" battles of history: Marathon. This mini-scenario takes about an hour to play.
Background preparation: The Battle of Marathon (any history book). Gobbet 2 – Archaeology; Pliny, Epistulae: 6.16.
The battle of marathon: strategic STP in Ancient and modern Greece
The battle of marathon: strategic STP in Ancient and modern .. backgrounds ( national and international).
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Thucydides and Xenophon: Political Historians of Ancient Greece
It is possible to infer something of Thucydides background and son of Kimon ( who would later be the Athenian commander at the Battle of Marathon).

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Battle of Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Marathon took place in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece.
Battle of Thermopylae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Battle of Marathon - September 490 BC
See "Background of the battle of Marathon," if you scroll down a bit.) Yet another Greek general was Aristides, who later led Athens at the Battle of Plataea.
Understanding the Persian War
Event C: The Battle of Marathon (Background for Event C).
Greek Warfare

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