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Rejoice! Rejoice greatly!

Perhaps one might be in a jubilant mood anyway from yesterday, having celebrated the dies natalis with the holy goddess Diana … and perhaps the Ides would in any case have brought out a certain jovial spirit … or else … 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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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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Happy birthday, Sol Inuicte!

As all the world knows, today is the natalis Inuicti or ‘birthday of the Unvanquished’. Inuictus is an epithet bestowed on many deities—certainly Mithras and Hercules, but also (inuicta) Isis and others besides—but it is most often associated with Sol. … Continue reading

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Germania Inferior

A few days back, I went live with my page on Germania Inferior—which is to say, Lower Germany (not ‘inferior’ in the usual English sense). This is worth mentioning on several scores: (1) it’s the first ‘geographical’ page on http://www.deomercurio.beContinue reading

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