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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
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
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
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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Obsessed with details, down to handmade screws and hinges, he could, Philip Johnson once observed, ''make poetry out of the smallest rod or piece of stone.'' (The architect Louis Kahn, a friend, wrote a poem about Scarpa, celebrating the power of his ...
Athlete meets poet in Bucknell's Emily Goodman Means
“I've been looking at H.D. and her poetics because she writes a lot about the perfection of the athlete.
The Remarkable Persistence of the Green Man
Lyon doesn't care for medieval scholarship, a fact made plain not only by the rather unfounded declaration quoted above, but also by her reluctance to even read “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” the most entertaining of medieval poems—and, for some ...
Spoils of War: Reform vs Rhetoric
While thinkers like Augustine, Aquinas and Spinoza posited various Just War theories, classical, medieval and Renaissance monarchs waged wars for God, fun and profit. ....

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