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Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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 Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Tarot Queens and the Kama Sutra
'"Being the source of virtue, woman is the best means of reaching heaven. Man's efforts to be virtuous are impossible outside of conjugal virtue... There is no doubt that women are a source of happiness."' Vatsyayana An ancient principle of Indian...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana
Hulse, David Allen
>From an early age, David Allen Hulse has made a diligent study of the alphabets of the ancient world. Even as a child, David possessed a great affinity for the alphabets of Egypt, Phoenicia, and Greece. In college, a reading of MacGregor Mathers' Kabbalah...
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In Song, a Remnant of China's Former Imperial Language
He Wenjun, a 72-year-old teacher, is among the dwindling number of people who can still read and write Xibe, a member of the Tungusic family of languages which is thought to be related to Turkish, Korean and Japanese. Mr. He credits Xibe's survival to ...
That new US Army patch with scimitars is downright creepy
The earliest known use of scimitars is from the 9th century, when it was used among Turkic and Tungusic soldiers in Central Asia. The sword (or saif) is an important symbol in Arab cultures, and is used as a metaphor in many phrases in the Arabic language.
Document altering Taiwan's history revealed
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The grandson of former U.S. President Franklin D.
Fateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation With China
The seat of power was the Imperial Palace in Beijing, the capital of the Qing (Ch'ing) dynasty, so named by the Manchus, a Tungusic semi-nomadic people who had conquered China in 1644.
Animal Mother, Mother of Animals, Guardian of the Road to the Land of the Dead
It has necessitated an investigation into the mythic beliefs and shamanic practices of Paleo-Siberian and Tungusic groups whose origins go back to the Sayan and Altai regions in the Bronze Age. Within these beliefs and practices can be found signs of ...

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