Posts Tagged ‘celtic’

The Legendary Story Of Celtic Queen Boudicca

Boudicca was a remarkable Celt who as leader of the Iceni Tribe, at the time of the Roman Source

Scottish Bagpipes – Celtic Music with Beautiful Views of Scotland, Ireland and Wales

There is something about Scotland Bagpipe music that can stir a deep emotion in people. Play this beautiful Source

Celtic Music with Beautiful Views of Ireland, Wales and Scotland

Enjoy over an hour of moving and uplifting music as you soak in incredible views such as the Cliffs of Moher, Isle of the Sky, Scottish Highlands, Castles and many more throughout Ireland, Wales and Scotland. Source

The Blues Came from European/Celtic Spiritual Folk Music, not from Africans: 1988 Van Morrison Interview

One of the most mentioned of these “black music” genres that we have been told for generations was an invention of the black man is the blues. Source

Champions League: PSG face Juventus while Real Madrid take on Celtic

PSG come into their game amid backlash over Head Coach Christophe Galtier and forward Kylian Mbappé’s response to questions over sustainable travel

Postecoglou’s Celtic smash Glasgow rivals Rangers to extend lead on the table

Celtic FC now have a five point lead in the Scottish Premiership despite only being early September and now have 17 goal advantage after smashing Rangers FC 4-0. Ange Postecoglou’s team mauled their city rivals in the season’s first Glashow Rival of the 2022-23 season. No wonder, then, that the Greek-Australian offered a post-match battle […]

Who Is the Dagda? Celtic Mythology Explained

The Greatfather of the Gaelic gods examined in detail, drawing from all available primary sources. Source

The Secret Identity Of Christopher Columbus: A Celtic-Jewish Spanish Pirate?

The Christopher Columbus that everybody learns about in school may have been an entirely different person than is generally being taught. Columbus was a fascinating person, and the more one studies this incredible man, the more incredible his narrative becomes. Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

Naked Warriors: Celtic Mercenaries Went to War in the Buff

It would take a lot of confidence and courage to face up to a heavily-armored Roman army with neither armor nor clothing. But this is precisely what a band of Celtic mercenaries known as the Gaesatae did.  Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later 

The Archetypal Origins Of Norse And Celtic Sea Deities

Long before the chemical composition of water was discovered, ancient cultures recognized it as the elixir of life, protected and ruled over by powerful deities.  Read more Section:  News History Read Later  Source

The Royal Burials of 65 Celtic Kings Identified in England and Wales

Researchers in England had always known there was something special about these 65 graves. Now, a new paper explains that these are likely the resting places of powerful post-Roman period Celtic kings Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Famous People Read Later  Source

The State of the Dead in Celtic Belief

By J. A. MacCullochFrom The Religion of the Ancient Celts [1911] AMONG all the problems with which man has busied himself, none so appeals to his hopes and fears as that of the future life. Is there a farther shore, and if so, shall we reach it? Few races, if any, have doubted the existence of a […]

What is the Real Celtic Creation Myth?

A bard travels through the streets, gathering an audience as he goes, and then starts to recall the adventures of heroes and the tales of the gods. In the ancient world, word of mouth was one of the ways for information to travel. Within the annals of history, nothing gives us a clearer window into […]

The Ancient Celtic Lords And Ladies Of Death

Traditionally, history classes have been focused on installing widespread knowledge of the ancient Greek gods of the Underworld, led by Hades, but less is taught about Nyx, the goddess of night, and even less again about her sons, Hypnos, the god of sleep, and his brother Thanatos, the personification of death itself. In Norse mythology, […]

The Mystery of Celtic Wood: Where 37 WWI Australian Soldiers Vanished

Heroes of the Great War never die. Our memory of their bravery and daring will remain alive forever, as a testament of the unconditional sacrifice that our predecessors gave for us, the generations that followed. The First World War (WWI) was a grave period in our collective history, a stained page in the book of […]

The Powerful Hallstatt Culture: Foundation of the Proto-Celtic World

The European Bronze Age was the cradle of many world-changing cultures and civilizations. As it shifted towards the new and revolutionary Iron Age , it saw the emergence of the famed Hallstatt culture. Today, that culture is considered by many to be Proto-Celtic, laying down foundations that would be later shaped into the Celtic culture […]

The Ancient Celtic Thresholds Of Liminal Time And Space

The ‘Veil of Isis’ is an ancient metaphor and allegorical motif of mythology where nature is personified as the goddess Isis covered by a veil representing the mystery and inaccessibility of nature’s infinite secrets. In mythology and religion liminal deities, like Isis, were gods or goddesses who presided over thresholds, gates, or doorways: the crossers of boundaries. While at the simplest level these deities could be called […]

Aine: Radiant Celtic Goddess of Love, Summer, and Sovereignty

Aine is often remembered as a Celtic goddess of love. But she was also a deity of wealth, sovereignty, and the summer. Her sensitive and joyful personality brought her many followers in the Celtic world. The heart of her cult was located in Limerick, Ireland, though her fame spread like the sun’s rays over many other […]

The Forgotten History of Celtic Poland [VIDEO]

The ancient history of Poland is more connected with Goths and other local tribes than with the Celts. However, during many excavations archaeologists have discovered links between the modern territory of Poland and old Celtic tribes. For example, archaeological excavations show that the Celts arrived and created a settlement in Poland. They probably came via […]

The Hillforts Of Iberia: Ruins Of Proto-Celtic Tribes Who Resisted The Romans

Dotted like an ancient matrix in western Iberia are hillforts that once belonged to the ancient Celtic peoples of Iberia. Some of these forts were dismantled, others left untouched, but they were all abandoned by those who built them. When circumstances during the brutal oppression and ethnic cleansing by the Roman armies made it impossible […]

A ‘Cult of Saints’ Meant Plentiful Sainthoods For Celtic Aristocracy

Dark Age Britain was apparently full of “saints”…well, at least hundreds of people gained membership into the ‘cult of saints’ at that time. Up to 3-4 percent of aristocrats may have been awarded sainthood during Celtic Britain’s Dark Age in the 5th and 6th centuries, according to new archaeological research. The notion that the cult […]

Humanoid Figurine Found In Wimpole: Man Or God, Roman Or Celtic?

Archaeologists in England have discovered an ancient humanoid figurine but they’re unsure whether it represents a god, or an everyday person. What do you think? The ancient humanoid figurine is finely detailed with a moustache, a short back and, possibly, a mullet hairstyle. Researchers say it offers a unique insight into the trends among native men […]

Scottish minister condemns antisemitic abuse directed at Celtic’s Bitton

He said that “antisemitism deserves the same contempt as Islamophobia and any other prejudice.” Source

The Importance of Samhain in the Celtic Calendar

By Charles SquireFrom Celtic Myth and Legend [1905] Whatever may have been the exact meaning of the Celtic state worship, there seems to be no doubt that it centred around the four great days in the year which chronicle the rise, progress, and decline of the sun, and, therefore, of the fruits of the earth. […]

The Quest For The Holy Grail: Celtic Magic Cauldrons

Growing up reading Arthurian legends, one would probably think the Grail is a cup. Not just any cup, of course, but a holy cup associated with Jesus and the Last Supper. One would probably also know that the Knights of the Round Table were sent on the Quest for the Grail. However, things are not […]

Your Tree Zodiac Sign – According To Celtic Druid Astrology

The system of Celtic tree astrology greatly differs from the North American zodiac signs we typically write about. This type of astrology was created by Druids, members of the high-ranking professional class in ancient Celtic cultures. It is said that Celtic tree astrology was designed using the natural connection that Druids had to Earth cycles […]

Scott Roberts: Keeping the Focus

Youtube link Scott discusses how to deal with trolls who will do everything they can to distract, detract, and discredit. It is hard to stay focused, but we must. Source Article from

Top US general recommends more troops in Iraq, Syria: ZIo-Watch, March 10, 2016

Syrian army soldiers have cleared several villages and areas of Takfiri Daesh terrorists in the northern province of Aleppo, a military source says. In a Thursday statement, the unnamed official said army units established control over the villages of Haiyat kabeera, Haiyat Sagheera, Zabad al-Taweeleh, al-Qleah, Heleh, Hakeel and Kherbet al-Mous as well as Dareehem […]

The Path of Wotan: Our Spiritual Heritage [I of III]

by Jost Turner (1994) The Path of WotanThe Path of the Übermensch To Allfather, who has guided me in writing this booklet, as he has guided me all through life. –Jost The Path of Wotan, which is named for Wotan (Odin), the principal deity of the Germanic tribes in pre-christian northern Europe, is a revival of […]

Israel receives fifth German nuclear-capable submarine: Zio-Watch, January 12, 2016

A few such cases were reportedly prevented in other areas of the city, such as King’s park and Central Station, before any serious harm was done to the victims. It has not been reported whether any of the women have filed official complaints. The officer claims that this type of gang harassment is new to […]

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