Tag Archives: Celts

Happy Imbolc

We have arrived at one of those times of the year when we can observe the blending of traditional western culture with newer western culture.  First we have the ancient Celtic practices. Secondly there are the ancient Roman aspects. Thirdly, … Continue reading

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Samhain Greetings!

It’s time again to wish everyone in the Northern Hemisphere a happy Samhain.  This is a holiday with very old, traditional roots. According to the ancient Celtic calendar, tonight is set aside as the feast of the dead.  The old … Continue reading

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The Rise Of Rome (Book)

In case you’ve ever believed that the study of ancient Rome is a daunting drudgery, you’re probably not alone.  Maybe you studied ancient history in school, but haven’t retained very much of it.  Perhaps your curiosity about the Roman Republic … Continue reading

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Happy Samhainn

My friend Karla drove down to Omaha yesterday afternoon so she could be on time for the holiday celebration.  I had assumed that she planned to take in a Hallowe’en party.  She quickly corrected me by stressing it was a … Continue reading

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