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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
Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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
Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
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

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The Historian and the Sumerian Gods
THE HISTORIAN AND THE SUMERIAN GODS*. THORKILD JACOBSENt. [ Thorkild Jacobsen died on May 2, 1993, within a fortnight of delivering the ...
The Name and Nature of the Sumerian God Uttu - jstor
Sumerian god Uttu (TAG-KU) and proposed to consider him as the god of ... I thought, he was a god of fertility, perhaps with solar asso- ciations, to judge from  ...
Appendix: Chart of Olympian Gods and their Akkadian Counterparts
Greek (and Roman) Olympian Gods and their Akkadian. Counterparts: ... Anu (An ) is Zeus's Babylonian (Sumerian) counterpart as supreme sky god and ...
sumerian exercises - The Big Myth
Who had the most power in the Sumerian city-states – a local god, a ruler, or a high priest? ... To what extent did the Sumerian gods have human qualities?
sumerian culture - The Big Myth
successful trade developed with the surrounding areas, the Sumerian villages and ... The Sumerian gods personified local elements and natural forces. Anu ( the ...

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11 Reasons Why I'll Always Love 'Ghostbusters'
I've always been interested in the paranormal, and Ghostbusters establishes a great mythology of Ancient Sumerian Gods and early 20th century cults and just generally insane stuff happening to go along with the superb comedy.
Icelanders flock to religion revering Sumerian gods and tax rebates
Icelanders opposed to the state funding of religion have flocked to register as Zuists, a movement that worships ancient Sumerian gods and – perhaps more importantly – promises its followers a tax rebate. More than 3,100 people – almost 1% of Iceland's ...
The War Of The Sexes: The Origins Of Gender Inequality
Indeed, the first text for which we know the name of the author was written by the Sumerian priestess Enheduanna at some moment during the second half of the third millennium BCE.
The Dane in Bahrain whose findings brought him fame
The ancient land of Dilmun was part of a Mesopotamian trade route in the 2nd century BC and written about by the Sumerians on clay tablets.
What Is Zuism? Icelanders Convert To Religion Worshiping Sumerian Gods To Get
More than 3,100 Icelanders, or about 1 percent of the country's population of 323,000, have converted recently to a newly established religion called Zuism, which is based on the worship of ancient Sumerian gods.

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Sumerian Gods and Goddesses - Anunnaki - Crystalinks
The Sumerian Gods and Goddesses listed below went by many names within this pantheon and others in all ancient civilizations. There is always a hierarchy, ...
Sumerian religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sumerian religion influenced Mesopotamian mythology as a whole, surviving in the ... According to Sumerian mythology, the gods originally created humans as servants for themselves, but freed them when they became too much to ...
Sumerian Gods and Goddesses - World History International
Sumerian Gods and Goddesses. The Sumerians thought that a great domed roof contained the sky, the stars, the moon, and the sun which lighted the cities ...
The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts ...
Their religious system was a complex one comprised of hundreds of gods. According to the ancient texts, each Sumerian city was guarded by its own god; and ...
Sumerian Religion - Realhistoryww
The gods of Sumer were human in form and maintained human traits. They ate, drank, married, and fought amongst each other. Even though the gods were ...

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