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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
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Shapeshifting in Celtic Myth
The theme of shapeshifting is found in Celtic myth regardless of the specific country one invesigates. Thoughout my studies of Celtic lore I have found that there were very specific reasons or circumstances for shapeshifting. These reasons fall into at least...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Top 10 adventure stories inspired by Wales
Old Welsh myths have informed and inspired writers, poets, musicians and painters. They were born in fireside storytelling in the Welsh language and contain all human emotion and great poetic beauty. The adventures I've selected are woven into the ...
Iphigenia in Splott review – modern Welsh take on the Greek myth
Iphigenia in Splott (a district in Cardiff) is Gary Owen's modern take on the Greek myth. It is a Welsh production that was a hit in Edinburgh and is a tremendous piece of storytelling about a girl struggling to survive in austerity Britain.
Tom Jones musical captures the Sex Bomb better on-stage than off
“There's not a bar he didn't walk into or a chip shop window he wasn't pushed through,” says the narrator of this new Tom Jones musical, describing how the Welsh town of Pontypridd today remembers its most famous export.
Billy Vunipola vs Taulupe Faletau - a Six Nations showdown made in Pontypool
To understand the true depth of gratitude that the Vunipola brothers and Faletau – who, contrary to urban myth, is not a cousin of theirs, but more of an adopted sibling – owe to their upbringing in Wales, it helps to skip back a generation.

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