Tag Archives: Rosmerta

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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Just in time …

… for ‘Rosmertalia’! (I’ll explain, I promise!) In the meantime, please observe and marvel: The above image is from a prayer-card of the goddess Rosmerta by the excellent Grace Palmer, now available for pre-order from the website of the equally … Continue reading

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Prayer to Rosmerta

I like to devote some attention to Rosmerta one week before the beginning of the new month (ante diem VIII Kalendas, in period lingo). Here is the prayer I offer on such occasions, bringing together the themes of abundance, providence, … Continue reading

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Rosmerta, a week before the Kalends

The Kalends of each month (i.e. the first day) is sacred to Juno, the Ides (around the middle) to Jupiter. The Nones (in the first quarter of the month) is not sacred to a particular deity as such, though the … Continue reading

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May!

I thought I had set WordPress to nag me when I hadn’t posted a blog entry in a week. I guess that after I wasn’t posting during my European trip, WordPress gave me up as a lost cause (sad!). Anyway, … Continue reading

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