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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
Shapeshifting in Celtic Myth
The theme of shapeshifting is found in Celtic myth regardless of the specific country one invesigates. Thoughout my studies of Celtic lore I have found that there were very specific reasons or circumstances for shapeshifting. These reasons fall into at least...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love and Beauty
The goddess of beauty and love was formed out of the foam that was created when Uranus’s castrated genitals were thrown out of the sea of Paphos near Cyprus by the Titan Cronus.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
"The Holly and the Ivy": a Re-Heathenized Traditional Yuletide Carol
Note: this song, in its Christianized form, was sung at the Lexington Unitarian Universalist Church in December 1999. The following comments were printed on the songsheet: "In early times, when reference was made in song or verse to 'holly' or 'ivy,'...
Holidays >> Yule
Son of Njord, twin brother of Freya. "Frey" is a title simply meaning "Lord"; his original name was apparently some form of Yngvi/Ing. Together with Thor, Frey was one of the best-loved gods of the Viking Age. Frey was the main god of...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic

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Villagers kill wild boar
Forest range officer of Mahakalapada Bijaya Parida said, "The wild boar strayed into the village from the nearby mangrove forest. The authorities will pay compensation to the family members of the injured persons after inquiry.
Couple Adopts Dying Baby Boar and Raises Her Like Their Own Child (PHOTOS+VIDEO)
For pet lovers, snuggling up on the couch with our cats and dogs is a pretty common occurrence, but one Italian couple has an unusual cuddle buddy: a 100-pound boar they've raised since they found her close to death near their home.
The 88th Academy Awards
When the Oscars ceremony began last night, there was only question on people's lips: what was Chris Rock going to do? His decision to stick with hosting an awards show darkened by storm clouds of controversy seemed like a no-win situation – whatever he ...
They Feast on the Vines of Chianti, the Swine
“We now live enclosed,” said Francesco Ricasoli, the owner of the Barone Ricasoli estate, which includes about 2,000 acres of oak and chestnut woods where the boar and deer live and hide, as well as more than 500 acres of vineyards, where they love to ...
The best way to rescue a wild boar on ice? Just 'curl' it to safety!
Sweden has a dense population of wild boar, and just like in North America and many countries across Europe, they're not always welcomed with open arms.

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