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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 James Bible: Deuteronomy, Chapter 2
Chapter 2 2:1 Then we turned, and took our journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me: and we compassed mount Seir many days. 2:2 And the LORD spake unto me, saying, 2:3 Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn...
Old Testament >> Deuteronomy
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 12
Chapter 12 12:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, 12:2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you. 12:3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the...
Old Testament >> Exodus
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: Genesis, Chapter 39
Chapter 39 39:1 And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmeelites, which had brought him down thither. 39:2 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a...
Old Testament >> Genesis

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Pope Francis on clerical abuse: 'I do not judge those who are not able to forgive'
He then made a reference to the Song of Roland, an epic poem that describes the death of Charlemagne's nephew Roland at the battle of Roncevaux. “It always moved me when I read, and I read it many times, when the people were all in line and before ...
A short history of Toronto street names
Before immigrating to Canada in 1826, O'Hara fought against the French at the Battle of Roncesvalles at Roncevaux Pass in Spain. When he later parceled off his land, O'Hara named several of the area's streets, including Roncesvalles Ave.
Walking Le Chemin De St. Jacques In France - Part 2
For the French, the next stage after St Jean PDP carries historical significance. The climb up the Col de Roncevaux (Roncevaux Pass) is supposedly where Roland died in some epic battle in 778. http://en.
Themes from Song of Roland still on Islamophobia hit parade
The Song of Roland was written about a battle that had taken place in Spain (actually in the Pyranees at Roncevalles Pass) centuries earlier. The actual battle was between Franks and Basques. And yet, by the time the Song of Roland was written it had ...

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