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Gesta Danorum Manuscripts

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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
About Alchemy
"The science of alchemy I like very well, and indeed, 'tis the philosophy of the ancients. I like it not only for the profits it brings in melting metals, in decocting, preparing, extracting and distilling herbs, roots; I like it also for the sake of the...
Mystic Sciences >> Alchemy
Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
5 - The Hierophant
The age between 30 – 35 years. The Priest or Hierophant is a spiritual leader. He holds the key to our inner being. From the marriage of the external spirituality of the father (religious manuscripts and teachings) and the internal spirituality of the mother (...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
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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A laughing etymologist in a humorless crowd
From the 17th century Icelandic manuscript AM 738 4to, now in the care of the Árni Magnússon Institute in Iceland. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. In Europe, if we disregard the situation known form Ancient Greece and Rome, the ...
The Naming of Hobbits
Of Tolkien's invented languages, Elvish receives most attention, not unreasonably, since it is illustrated most often in Tolkien's works and most fully articulated in his manuscripts.
Hamlet! Oh Hamlet! Whence Thy Tragic Tale Begotten?
Dater les parchemins... grâce à leur ADN !
Transmetteurs privilégiés du savoir de nos ancêtres, les manuscrits médiévaux sont malheureusement souvent difficiles à dater. Une nouvelle méthode, prometteuse, vient d'être proposée : analyser l'ADN qu'ils contiennent (puisque ce sont des peaux ...

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