Tag Archives: Diana

A little wee contribution

I’ve added my first new page to DeoMercurio.be for 2016; the topic, modestly enough, is the nature of the gods. Please have a look (French version here, English version here) and feel free to leave comments in the comments section … Continue reading

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Report-back from Olympia! (part I of III)

Well, I think it’s fair to say that the inaugural Many Gods West conference in Olympia, Washington, was even more successful than any rational person could have hoped. The people attending brought with them a compelling blend of sincerity, devotion, … Continue reading

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And for those who don’t like Gaul … there’s Gaul! :-)

Well, the final program for Many Gods West is out, and it’s a humdinger! Permit me to point out once again the high profile that Gaulish and Gallo-Roman polytheism will have for this event, which just makes my heart sing. … Continue reading

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Ancamna in January

I concluded my 2014 posts musing about Victoria, and the year practically begins with a big victory-related day for the Roman provinces on January 3. According to the Feriale Duranum, authorities (in the Roman army) were meant to arrange sacrifices … Continue reading

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Decamnoctiacis Granni

Here’s my theory about the ten-night festival of Grannus, celebrated (at least) at Limoges as the decamnoctiactis Granni (AE 1989: 521). That inscription does not say on which days of the year that festival falls, however—or even in which calendar … Continue reading

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