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The Bonane stone circle and an Altar for the Moon - The Pagan Moon deity : Elatha.

Bonane stone circle and altar of the Moon

During the summer I was lucky enough to get to visit the Bonane stone circle and Alter located near Kenmare , county Kerry. 664 more words

Travel Locations

The veneration of water in 12 objects...number 10 Cursing tablets

“Solinus to the goddess Sulis Minerva. I give to your divinity and majesty bathing tunic and cloak. Do not allow sleep or health to him who has done me wrong, whether man or woman or whether slave or free unless he reveals himself and brings those goods to your temple…

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The Devil is in the detail....The Devil’s Whispering Well Bishop Lydeard

My attention was first brought to this curiously named well in Janet and Colin Bord’s excellent Sacred Waters, then I traced the quote to Ruth Tongue’s 1965 Somerset Folklore. 793 more words

Folklore

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS VISITING SCHOLARS - BOCCACCIO IN SCOTLAND

More than any other poet of late medieval Scotland, Gavin Douglas delighted in writing about the books he had read: the reputations of their authors, the errors he found in them, the opinions of their commentators, their great size, the lectern he placed them on, and the hailstones that fell outside as he read them. 829 more words

Rare Book Collection

A Yorkshire field trip: St Helen's Wells of East Riding

Goodmanham

One of the best signposted Holy wells, being signed from the town of Market Weighton! St Helen’s well is an evocative site. It is found to the south of the village lying in a wooded valley. 572 more words

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