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King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 1
Chapter 1 1:1 And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 1:2 Take ye the sum of all the...
Old Testament >> Numbers
What are the names for the thirteen moons of the year?
There are thirteen Lunar months in the year, the Full Moon is near the mid point of the Lunar Month. The Lunar Moons listed here may not always occur as given because the first New Moon of a new Lunar Year may not coincide with the first day of the first...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 28
Chapter 28 28:1 And take thou unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons. 28:2 And thou shalt make...
Old Testament >> Exodus
Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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Folk names and uses for martyniaceous plants
Swann's 'A Dictionary of English and Folk-names of British Birds.'
Swann's 'A Dictionary of English and Folk-Names of British. Birds.
"The Naming of Names" in Indian Folk Belief
"The Naming of Names" in Indian. Folk Belief.
Place names describing fossils in oral traditions
Traditional place names can reveal heretofore unknown geomyths as well as new geologically-important sites.

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Starshot, snot and algae that look like dog droppings
Starshot, snot, slime, slough, slubber, slutch: folk names have multiplied over the centuries. Something out of the sky, anyway, puzzling people since the 1400s and probably long before.

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Common Name ~ Botanical Name ~ Folk Names .
Faire Names for English Folk
Faire Names for English Folk: Late Sixteenth Century English Names. by Chris Laning (SCA: Christian de Holacombe, claning@igc.
FOLK NAME | Encyclopedia of First Names | Baby Names| Funny
FOLK NAME | Encyclopedia of First Names | Baby Names| Funny Names.
Folk names - Folk baby names
Folk names. Folk baby names for boys. Names that mean folk. THE FOLK-NAMES OF MUSHROOMS.

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