Tagarchief: Graeco-Roman paganism

Review: Mystai – dancing out the mysteries of Dionysos

Peter Mark Adams writes about an unbroken initiatic tradition of Bacchic mystery rites on the Italian peninsula and especially the role of the priestesses. Lees verder

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Etruscans; Myth & Magic – part 1

Before the Romans there was a civilisation in the heart of what we now call Italy. It was the Etruscans who influenced the Romans. Where did the Etruscans come from? How did they structure their society? Who were their deities? Morgana found some answers. Lees verder

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Etruscans; Myth & Magic – part 2

Before the Romans there was a civilisation in the heart of what we now call Italy. It was the Etruscans who influenced the Romans. Where did the Etruscans come from? How did they structure their society? Who were their deities? Morgana found some answers. Lees verder

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The Green Man & the Green Woman – part I

It is one of the mysteries of life that a foliate figure confronts us when we visit museums, churches or palaces. Since 1989 we have been fascinated by this enigmatic character, watching out for him on our trips all over Europe. Lees verder

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