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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
Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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The War Of The Sexes: The Origins Of Gender Inequality
From these ancient times, there comes a very strong voice: the voice of a woman asserting the rule of the Goddess Inanna over the pantheon of male Gods of her times, hinting at an even larger role of female goddesses in even more ancient times.
The story of Ragnarok and the Apocalypse
the ideological premise behind the Ragnarok story is simple .
God, gods and the Creator: Religious History (part 3)
Believe it or not, the first English word for “God” (Germanic) didn't come around until about until the 6th century, when it was used by a Christian. In Germanic, it is grammatically neuter, applying to both genders.
Meet Bruins Legend Milt Schmidt: The NHL's Oldest Living Former Player
And while “Gods do not answer letters,” Schmidt still picks up his phone when you call him at his home. Recently, Schmidt .... The three formed what was known as the Kraut Line, named because of the Germanic heritage of many in Kitchener.
Starz's American Gods Casts Its Mr. Wednesday
We already knew that The 100′s Ricky Whittle was cast in the lead role of Shadow Moon in the upcoming Starz series American Gods, based on the novel by Neil Gaiman. Today, Starz announced casting for the other lead role in the series – that of ...

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