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Medieval Legends

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Art during the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is the one thousand medieval years from 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. It must be noted though that faith was not a uniquely medieval phenomenon as medieval pursuits were not purely geared towards faith only.
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Poetry & Fable >> Short Stories
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
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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

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Exposing the Secret History of Giants and the Underground Hyperborean Gallery
Depending on the region of Romania where the legends come from, there are different names for giants. In the Boziorul area, giants are known as “tartars” (“tartari”), for example. A number of unusually tall skeletons have been uncovered at Scaieni, ...
The Green Man's journey from Nazi to sweetcorn salesman
The medium might have hailed from the pages of Uprooted, Nina Lyon's gloriously eccentric study of Green Man mythology from medieval times to the present. The Green Man, a pagan forest-god archetype, ... first European Green Party', argues Lyon.
British Legends: A Brief History of Robin Hood
The first mention of Robin Hood comes from the medieval poem Piers Plowman in the 1370s, but mostly as a brief reference to the “rhymes of Robyn Hood”.
The Vikings
There's something magical about a classic adventure film that modern films of the genre don't seem to match.
'The Ancient Minstrel,' by Jim Harrison

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