Monthly Archives: November 2015

Moons and minor planets

Attentive visitors to this blog may already have spotted that I’ve added a new page giving a calendar of days sacred to deities (as opposed to heroes*). Most of these dates will be familiar to those conversant with the ancient … Continue reading

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Lepontic grammatomancy in verse

I mentioned in a post last year that I had been thinking about using the letters of the alphabet of Lugano—the oldest alphabet known to have been used for a Celtic language*—for divinatory purposes. That post on Lepontic grammatomancy† is … Continue reading

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Fluctuat nec mergitur

Things have been an all too eventful lately. Like much of the world, my mind is reeling from the scale and the senselessness of the attacks on Friday night in and near Paris. The scores of innocent people killed, and … Continue reading

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