Lesezeit: ca. 2 Minuten Potsdam (Deutschland) – Im Volksmund galten sie als Tropfen des Regenbogens. In Wirklichkeit handelt es sich bei den „Regenbogenschüsselchen“ um keltische Münzen. Im vergangenen Herbst wurde der bislang zweitgrößte Kelten-Goldschatz dieser Art von einem ehrenamtlichen Bodendenkmalpfleger in Brandenburg entdeckt. Wie die Kulturministerin Brandenburgs Dr. Manja Schüle bei der Vorstellung des Schatzfundes…Sagenhafte Regenbogenschüsselchen: Größter Kelten-Goldfund in Brandenburg — grenzwissenschaft-aktuell.de
Snake – sacred symbol of healing and fertility Snakes symbolised fertility, healing, wisdom and rebirth in the Celtic religion. The ethereal energy of snakes strengthened the power wielded by the deities of local healing and fertility cults in Gaul, Britain and Germany. The Celts esteemed serpents as mystical creatures of the Underworld and the spirit […]Serpents – the Sacred Symbols of Fertility and Healing in the Celtic Religion — Celtic Mythology
Ireland may be an island; however, the Celts began very early to forge links with Insular Brittany on one side (Great Britain that is) and continental Europe on the other. On the one hand the Gaels conquered part of Insular Brittany, which would become the land of the Scots, in other words Scotland (yes, the […]ARE THE IRISH EUROPEANS ANGLO-SAXONS OR CELTS? 1/3 Are the Irish Anglo-Saxons? — Cahiers d’Irlande
Aillen mac Midgna was a fire-breathing creature of the Underworld in the Fennian Cycle of Irish mythology. The Gaels in Ireland called Aillen the “burner” because his fiery breath incinerated everything nearby. Legends claimed Aillen haunted the Hill of Tara in the Boyne Valley on the Feast of Samhain. He played the enchanted music of […]Aillen mac Midgna – a Fiery Creature of the Otherworld in Irish Mythology — Celtic Mythology
Today we shall talk about the Celto-Iberian goddess Ataegina, Mother of Rebirth and Lady of the Underworld. Hope you enjoy today’s video! Cheers! Bibliography by the end of this video. Special Intro – 00:00 Introduction – 02:18 Places of Cult – 04:15 The Horned Goddess – 09:30 Ataegina-Proserpina – 12:02 Centre of Cult – 17:07 […]Ataegina – The Mother of Rebirth — Whispers of Yggdrasil
What do we truly know about the Druids? The information about them comes in two forms: either practically nothing, or so much fantasy that leaves us with more questions than actual answers. So let’s take a look at the sources concerning Druids and what do they say about them. Bibliography by the end of this […]What do we truly know about the Druids? — Whispers of Yggdrasil
The Carnutes were a powerful tribe that sat in the heart of Gaul (France) and occupied an extensive territory between the Sequana (Seine) and Liger (Lorie) Rivers. The map shows the estimated boundary of the territory of the carnutes. THE NAME The name of Carnutes would be framed by a Celtic *karno : irish *carn, […]Galatis Carnutiacos — The Carnutian Nemeton
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!