Friday, 9 April 2021
Celts, „When their enemies fall, cut off their heads and fasten them about the necks of their horses….“ (Diodorus Siculus). A mounted Celtic warrior with what is interpreted as a decapitated head suspended from the neck of his horse. From Entremont (oppidum) France.
In case you are in doubt that this could be a severed head, have a look at this. One of the Celtic warrior statues from Entremont oppidium southeastern France. The warrior is sitting in a lotus position, with the cut off heads of his enemies on his laps. Reconstructed from fragments…
The head of a deceased person placed under a hand (of a seated hero?). The position of the head on the knee of a warrior almost certainly indicates it was one of the trophies accumulated during his life…From official Entremont site..
Presented here are five species of trees that featured in the myths, legends and folklore of the ancient Celts.Five Trees Featured in Celtic Lore — Under the influence!
(Hall of Sucellos) Sucellos MY THOUGHTS These are my reasons why I feel that Sucellos is a creator/father god and a polyfunctional god. I go into many things, and many more will be added in time as I become closer with Sucellos. This is not about my personal relationship with him. that will be in […]Celicnon Sucellî — The Carnutian Nemeton
Image by DarkmoonArt_de from Pixabay This article was first published January 14, 2021 on FolkloreThursday.com as Animism and the Living World of the Ancient Celts by zteve t evans Belief System The ancient Celts were believed to practice a form of animism in their religion and belief system that provided a meaningful way for them […]Animism and the Living World of the Ancient Celts — Under the influence!
„And for my last night Bring to me the Birds of Rhiannon. The ones that wake the dead, the ones that put the living to sleep,”Welsh Celtic Lore: The Adar Rhiannon – The Singing Birds of Rhiannon — Under the influence!
Here’s another story from Celtic Britain, dear friends – from the very place my darling Ian and me are going to move to as soon as this pandemic is over: Anglesey. This beautiful island in the Irish Sea has got a very long history – you literally tread on it with almost every step you […]Roberta’s Celtic Corner: The druids of Anglesey — Roberta Franklin
A fine reenactment of a Gallic warrior blowing a carnyx, the war trumpet of the Celts. The carnyx was a kind of trumpet used in warfare, probably to incite troops to battle and intimidate opponents, as Polybius recounts. Reenactor group uknown. Kudos to them. The head (bell) of a carnyx was styled in the shape […]Carnyx, the war trumpet of the Celts — Delving into History ® _ Periklis Deligiannis
Location: Burrough Hill Country Park, Somerby Road, Burrough on the Hill, LE14 2QZ Walk length: 1.2 miles / 1.9 km Gradient: Moderate, farm track from Car Park and pasture inside the hillfort (the route can be muddy, so appropriate footwear is advised) Parking: Yes, car park accessed from Somerby Road, toilets available, £2.50 charge NB: […]Burrough Hill Iron Age Hillfort Self-Guided Walk — ULAS News
di Andrea Romanazzi Milano viene spesso considerata come una grande metropoli senza storia ove ogni giorno si spostano centinaia di migliaia di persone in un travolgente e caotico movimento che spesso, con il suo turbinio, sembra voler escludere il passato della città, il momento in cui un sacro Nemeton, tra gli ombrosi territori insubri, divenne […]MILANO: Alla ricerca delle origini celtiche — Centro Studio Misteri Italiani