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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
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Gwydion and the Battle of the Trees
One of the common themes in Welsh mythology involves raids into the Underworld. This nether land realm is called by different sources Annwn, Achren, Caer Sidi, or by modern English references: Hades or the Otherworld. The images of the Welsh Underworld were...
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The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Who Were the Celts?
The Celts were a group of people that occupied lands stretching from the British Isles to Galatia. The Celts had many dealings with other cultures that bordered the lands occupied by these people, and even though there is no written record of the Celts...
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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,...
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returned the Roman battle standards lost by Crassus at Carrhae.
The German Mobile Standards Battle
The German Mobile Standards Battle. Roman Beck, Daniel Beimborn, Tim Weitzel. Institute of Information Systems.
Pagan Rome ended and Papal Rome began with the CROSS
He immediately had the Roman eagle replaced by the cross on his battle standards.
Jesus and Pilate
Mar 27, 2011 standards that had images of animals, or the emperor on top. SLIDE 9.
The Fulcum, the Late Roman and Byzantine Testudo: the
HE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT of Roman and Byzantine military terms have porary historical narratives as the standard battle formation of. 1 C.

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Aquila (Roman) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lists of wars and battles The Aquila was the eagle standard of a Roman legion, carried by a special grade One eagle standard was carried by each legion.
Army Standards - The Roman Empire
Jul 19, 2008 The standards, the signa were a recognition signal and a rallying point within the chaos of a battle field.
Legion XXIV - Imperial Standards
The Roman Standard Bearers
Roman standards were held in awe and fiercely protected. They were symbols This tall standard served as a rallying point for the men in battle.
BBC - Primary History - Romans - The Roman army
Auxiliaries guarded forts and frontiers, but also fought in battles, often in the front flag is said to be a link to dragons on standards carried by Roman soldiers.

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