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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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“I want to see mountains, Gandalf—mountains!”

I love mountains, and always have. And given Mercury’s affinity for high places (from his native Mt Cyllene in Arcadia to his Gallic shrines in the Vosges, the Puy de Dôme, Montmartre and Tawern, not to mention the St Michael’s … Continue reading

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