Tag Archives: Ðirona

By popular demand, part 2: Ðirona

Ðirona, also known as Sirona (and even Sirona and Θirona: tau gallicum for the win!), is a Gaulish deity who should probably get more press than she currently does. Healing! Starlight! Regeneration! Sacred waters! In fact, have I devoted a … Continue reading

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A vision of Epona

Epona, Gaulish goddess of horses and an august queen among deities, is one of the most famous divine figures from Gaul. After Cernunnos, she is probably the most widely known and widely worshipped today. And she has figured in my … Continue reading

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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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Report-back on two speeches from Olympia (part III of III)

This concluding segment of my report-back from the Many Gods West conference in Olympia, Washington, will try to delve into some of the big-picture issues raised by Morpheus Ravenna in her excellent keynote speech (full text here!), as well as … Continue reading

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