John Barbour The Brus
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- The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
- The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
- Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
- 'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
- 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
- Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
- This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
- The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
- Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
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- Scotland celebrates its poetic heritage
- John Barbour's Brus is the earliest surviving major work with the epic line “A! Fredome is a noble thing.” On similar lines is Blind Harry's The Wallace written around 1477 during a period of strong anti-English feeling in Scotland.
- SLIDESHOW: 15th Century copy of 'The Brus' restored by Cambridge University in
- St John's College has restored the 14th Century manuscript of 'The Brus' by John Barbour, which features a famous passage on the Battle of Bannockburn on 23rd and 24th of June, 1314. Picture by Cambridge Colleges' Conservation. VIEW GALLERY.
- The rise of Borgen nationalism
- Crawford shows how, again and again, two medieval epics – John Barbour's Brus and Blind Harry's Wallace – were reprinted and subtly diluted until Wallace became a bland representative of British liberties, celebrated by the Victorian boys' novelist G A ...
- Leader: Opportunity for SNP and Labour to unite
- To some purists it is the distinctive language used in centuries of common speech and literature, from John Barbour's Brus in the 14th century through to the poems of Robert Burns in the 18th century.
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