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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
Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
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

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On This Day: Constantine Has Christian Vision Before Battle of the Milvian Bridge
On Oct. 27, 312, on the eve of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge, Constantine had a vision assuring him of victory in the name of the Christian God.
On a Bridge Near Rome, an Empire Converts to Christianity
Maxentius' own people seem to have recognized the same thing and the battle ended when Constantine ordered his men to advance. Maxentius' army fell apart and Maxentius drowned in the Tiber when his horse fell off the Milvian Bridge. Visitors to Rome ...
Constantine Receives Divine Vision
A slightly different description of the circumstances behind Constantine's vision was offered by Lactantius, a Christian writing several years after the Battle of the Milvian Bridge.
6 Civil Wars that Transformed Ancient Rome
Over the next several months, Caesar's supporters crossed swords with Pompey's forces in battles across Italy, Spain, Greece and North Africa. A crucial turning point came at 48 B.C.
'Allahu Akbar': It Means Almost Everything — Except What The Establishment
That's the Roman Emperor Constantine's fourth-century vision of victory under the Christian Cross — In this sign conquer — shortly before he won the Empire-changing battle of the Milvian Bridge.

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