Cernunnos: Lord of the Wild Things


The horned god Cernunnos was widely worshiped throughout the Celtic world. Wearing a set of stag antlers and torque, this unsuspecting forest god likely held control over life and death. However, where Cernunnos fit into the Celtic pantheon is a bit more complicated. In truth, despite his archaic acclaim, Cernunnos is more mysterious than one …

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Macha: War Goddess of Ancient Ireland

macha among the riders of the sidhe

The Celtic gods and goddesses belonged to the supernatural Tuath Dé Danann: beings from the Otherworld. These previous inhabitants of ancient Ireland became gods amongst men, fighting off the Fomorian threat and teaching their ways to those that came after. Of the Tuath Dé Danann, the deity named Macha stands out as being particularly vengeful. …

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Pyramids in America: North, Central, and South American Monuments

Pyramids in America - Ake Yucatan Pyramid Charnay

Pyramids: grand, ostentatious displays of ancient wealth and power. They were built for the influential dead, the devout, and the divine. Though, this wasn’t always the case. When most people think of pyramids, they think of Egypt. But there are pyramids all over the world. Pyramids in America first appeared 5,000 years ago. Nearly 2,000 …

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Egyptian Cat Gods: Feline Deities of Ancient Egypt


Looking at a lineup of the Egyptian pantheon, you may feel like you’re being watched. Don’t make any sudden moves now! Just kidding, it’s nothing to worry about – that’s just the cat gods. Unless…you haven’t committed any crimes recently, have you?  Those are protective deities, you know. They don’t take kindly to wrong-doers. If …

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