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Wheel of Taranis

Although an important deity throughout Europe, we know very little about Taranis. However, we do know something about how the Celts viewed his symbol, the ...

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Taranis – The Celtic Wheel God

Known by many names, Taranis was an important deity worshipped in the Bronze Age throughout most of Europe. He was originally a Celtic sky god who embodied ...

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Lugh – Ancient Celtic Deity

Lugh was the ancient Celtic god of thunderstorms, of August, and of the all-important harvest. He was a valiant warrior, a master of all arts, and a Druid. ...

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Celtic Dara Knot – Meaning and Symbolism

The most easily identifiable symbols of Celtic culture are the various beautiful knots that come to us from antiquity. The Dara Knot is one of several such ...

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Celtic Sailor’s Knot – What Does it Symbolize?

Tying knots is part-and-parcel to being a sailor and living a life on uncharted waters. Although an old practice, we don’t really know where knot tying ...

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Serch Bythol – Meaning of the Celtic Symbol

Pronounced serk beeth-ohl, the Serch Bythol is not nearly as popular as other Celtic knots, but it is one of the most beautiful in meaning and appearance. ...

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Samhain – Symbols and Symbolism

Samhain is a pagan festival which signified the darker part of the year, marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. As the Wheel of ...

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Ogham Symbols and Their Meaning – A List

The ancient Celts didn’t have a written language, but they had a mysterious set of sigils known as the Ogham. These sigils were used to represent certain ...

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Celtic Dragon – Mythology, Meaning and Symbolism

In Celtic mythology, dragons are powerful symbols, viewed as creatures that protect the earth, stand side by side with the gods, and have great power. They ...

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Ailm Symbol – Meaning and Significance

As a symbol of strength, the ailm had great significance in the lives of the ancient Celts. Although simple in its appearance, featuring an equal-armed ...

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