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A man & woman ride toward a magical city

The Banshee – A’Bhan-sìthe

The word ‘fairy’ does not translate sìth well at all well. You know that old expression ‘lost in translation? Well, ‘fairy’ is the ultimate understatement. The sìthichean have awesome…

A runestone showing Odin ridiing Sleipnir his 8 legged horse over a longship

Viking Myth: The Poetic Edda

Yggdrasill, sacrificing himself to himself; the red-bearded Thor swings his hammer against the giant enemy; the ravening wolf Fenrir leaps forward to seize the Father…

A Queen of the Fairies

Anu, Goddess of Munster Anu or Ana was a goddess, the personification of the rivers, the seas and the oceans, who embodied fertility, abundance, and…

The Gundestrup Cauldron showing scenes of Gaelic Mythology

The Celtic Feast

Celtic Society In the Iron Age, the greatest distinction in Celtic society was between the free and the unfree.  Freemen owned the best farms and…

Painting of Jame VI of Scotland and I of Great Britain

Bloodfeud in Scotland

Blood Blood had a strong visual impact in ‘a society where symbol and ritual were important means of communication’. In 1593 some poor women from…