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Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Arcane Ruminations
Special Plates Notice how each particle moves. Notice how everyone has just arrived here from a journey. Notice how each wants a different food. Notice how the stars vanish as the sun comes up, and how all streams stream toward the ocean. Look at the chefs...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
The Muses
Nine Goddesses, the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, charged with overseeing intellectual and artistic endeavor: Erato, Euterpe, Kalliope, Klio, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania. The realms of the muses: Erato Love Poetry Euterpe Lyric...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
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
Orr, Emma Restall: Joint Chief of the British Druid Order
Bobcat, Joint Chief of the British Druid Order, Priestess, author, poet and singer Emma Restall Orr has books to her credit including keystone works 'Principles of Druidry', 'Spirits of the Sacred Grove' & 'Ritual: A Guide To Life, Love And Inspiration', as...
Real Interviews >> Authors

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Angeles Chorale Presents A Unique Performance of Carl Orff's Iconic
Frequently irreverent and satirical – sometimes even bawdy – most scholars believe the texts were written by a group of clergy and monks called Goliards. Traveling entertainers, the Goliards often wrote the poems as 'protest songs' against the growing ...
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Carl Orff in the 1930s set 25 medieval poem/songs by Goliards, young, disillusioned itinerants, to a choral orchestration of such throbbing and often syncopated intensity as to become an international phenomenon, especially its opening and closing ...
Southwest Florida Symphony season opens with blockbuster performance
The collected poems were written by the goliards, a vagabond group of theology students, clerics and defrocked monks in medieval Europe known for their satirical poetry celebrating drinking and debauchery. Mr. Orff took these somewhat risqué and bawdy ...
Mendelssohn Choir to celebrate 30th season with crowd pleaser

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