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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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Notes on Vodun Imagery in Southern Benin : Observing an African
A Glimpse into Vodou
the Voodoo [Vodou] gods, but also the souls of those who are the adepts and servants of 2 Yet, some Vodou devotees prefer to simply say, “I serve the gods.
African Interpretations of the Christian Cross in Vodun
The word Vodun in both Dahomey and Haiti means the "company" or the. "family" of the gods.
VodouArt_FlashSpirit.. - IUPUI
vodun worship of a pantheon of gods and goddesses under one supreme Creator-deities who manifested themselves by possessing.
on African origins: creolization and
of Petwo (petro) deities or spirits, their Creole status within the Vodou pantheon, and in what sense they have come to oppose “African” gods.

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Make Room Wonder Woman: Here Comes The Amazons of Dahomey!
"If soldiers go to war they should conquer or die." - Motto of the Dahomey Amazons. This is another article from my "Stories about African and African descent people that need to be on the big screen.
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West African Vodun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Patterns of worship follow various dialects, gods, practices, songs and rituals. Vodun recognises one God with many helpers called Orishas.
The demon-gods of Vodun
The Demon-gods of the Yoruba have power, but they hate people. They steal, kill and destroy people and countries.
West African & Diaspora Vodoun Culture & Lore of the Gods
Beautiful site featuring an accurate portrayal of the Vodoun and Mami Wata religion, and its dynamic comeback in America.
VODUN (and related religions: Candomble, Lucumi, Macumba
Feb 7, 2010 The name was derived from the god Vodun of the West African Yoruba people who lived in 18th and 19th century Dahomey.
Vodun - RationalWiki
Feb 24, 2011 Vodun theology is remarkably similar to that of Catholicism. In Vodun, there is one God, who created and maintains the universe.

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