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Obadiah (944 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Obadiah (/ˌoʊbəˈdaɪ.ə/; Hebrew: עֹבַדְיָה – ʿŌvaḏyāh or עֹבַדְיָהוּ – ʿŌvaḏyā́hū; "servant of the Lord") is a Biblical theophorical name, meaning "servant
Obadiah (944 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Obadiah (/ˌoʊbəˈdaɪ.ə/; Hebrew: עֹבַדְיָה – ʿŌvaḏyāh or עֹבַדְיָהוּ – ʿŌvaḏyā́hū; "servant of the Lord") is a Biblical theophorical name, meaning "servant
Horse worship (1,041 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Horse worship is a spiritual practice with archaeological evidence of its existence during the Iron Age and, in some places, as far back as the Bronze
Ergi (825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ergi (noun) and argr (adjective) are two Old Norse terms of insult, denoting effeminacy or other unmanly behavior. Argr (also ragr) is "unmanly" and ergi
Traditional Berber religion (3,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The traditional Amazigh religion is the ancient and native set of beliefs and deities adhered to by the Amazigh autochthones of North Africa. Many ancient
Hulder (647 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A hulder (or huldra) is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. Her name derives from a root meaning "covered" or "secret". In Norwegian
Thyle (431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A thyle (OE þyle, ON þulr) was a member of the court associated with Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon royalty and chieftains in the Early Middle Ages, whose
Rudolf Simek (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rudolf Simek (born 21 February 1954 in Eisenstadt, Burgenland) is an Austrian Germanist and philologist. Simek studied German literature, philosophy and
Asenath (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asenath (/ˈæsɪnæθ/, Hebrew: אָסְנַת, Modern: ʾAsənat, Tiberian: ʾĀsenaṯ) is a minor figure in the Book of Genesis. First mentioned in the Book of Genesis
Scop (867 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A scop (/ʃɒp/ or /skɒp/) was a poet as represented in Old English poetry. The scop is the Old English counterpart of the Old Norse skald, with the important
Emeth (964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emeth (Hebrew אמת : "truth," "firmness," or "veracity") is a Calormene character from C. S. Lewis's book The Last Battle from The Chronicles of Narnia
Sword of Freyr (283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Norse mythology, the sword belonging to Freyr, a Norse god associated with sunshine, summer and fair weather. Freyr's sword is depicted in Norse mythology
Onkelos (572 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Onkelos (Hebrew: אֻנְקְלוֹס ’unqəlōs), possibly identical to Aquila of Sinope, was a Roman national who converted to Judaism in Tannaic times (c. 35–120
John Lindow (356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Lindow (born 1946) is a professor emeritus (University of California, Berkeley) specializing in Scandinavian medieval studies and folklore. Lindow's
Wing, Buckinghamshire (993 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wing, known in antiquated times as Wyng, is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. The village is on the main
John Lindow (356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Lindow (born 1946) is a professor emeritus (University of California, Berkeley) specializing in Scandinavian medieval studies and folklore. Lindow's
Chalice (2,062 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wiccan rituals. A chalice is also used in the Small Rite. Some forms of Neo-Paganism make use of chalices in their rituals as well. A chalice may be placed
Aquila of Sinope (1,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aquila (Hebrew: עֲקִילַס ‘áqīlas, fl. 130 AD) of Sinope (modern-day Sinop, Turkey; Latin: Aquila Ponticus) was a translator of the Old Testament into Greek
The Black Knight (film) (1,447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Black Knight is a 1954 film starring Alan Ladd as the title character and Peter Cushing and Patrick Troughton as two conspirators attempting to overthrow
Place of worship (1,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beyt Knesset ( Hebrew בית כנסת ) meaning house of assembly. hof – Norse Paganism Jinja – Shinto Gurdwara – Sikhism Daoguan – Taoism Fire temple - All Zoroastrian
Horse burial (2,161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Horse burial is the practice of burying a horse as part of the ritual of human burial, and is found among many Indo-European peoples and others, including
Gesta Hammaburgensis ecclesiae pontificum (2,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over the missions to Scandinavia, it also gives a report of the Norse paganism of the period. The existence of the work was forgotten in the later medieval
Thursley (931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thursley is a village and civil parish in southwest Surrey, west of the A3 between Milford and Hindhead. An associated hamlet is Bowlhead Green. To the
Wye, Kent (1,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wye is a mostly hilly village with a conservation area in Kent, England, centred 12 miles (19 km) from Canterbury, and is also the main village in the
Mead (4,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mead (/miːd/, from Old English medu) is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or
Gesta Hammaburgensis ecclesiae pontificum (2,022 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
over the missions to Scandinavia, it also gives a report of the Norse paganism of the period. The existence of the work was forgotten in the later medieval
Troy Southgate (741 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"exploit a burgeoning counter culture of industrial heavy metal music, paganism, esotericism, occultism and Satanism that, it believes, holds the key to
Ruth (biblical figure) (1,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ruth (/ruːθ/; Hebrew: רוּת, Modern: Rut, Tiberian: Rūθ), is the title character of the Book of Ruth. In the narrative, she is not an Israelite but rather
Chas S. Clifton (1,021 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that it represented a "religion for poets", it sparked his interest in Paganism. Returning to Reed for his final year, he read more of Graves' work, producing
Renaissance humanism (2,905 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
& Renaissance Culture: Humanism". The Library of Congress. 2002-07-01 Paganism in the Renaissance, BBC Radio 4 discussion with Tom Healy, Charles Hope
Euhemerism (2,811 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whom they call Zeus". Varro also wrote about the tomb of Zeus. Hostile to paganism, the early Christians, such as the Church Fathers, embraced euhemerism
Fates (666 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
female deities in Germanic paganism Deivės Valdytojos, seven goddesses who weave garments made from humans' lives in Baltic paganism Siming is the Chinese
Sarras (210 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sarras aboard Solomon's ship, but they find the residents fallen back to paganism. The Grail knights restore the people's faith and preside over them benevolently
Jethro (biblical figure) (1,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In the Hebrew Bible, Jethro (/ˈdʒɛθroʊ/; Hebrew: יִתְרוֹ, Standard Yitro Tiberian Yiṯerô; "His Excellence/Posterity"; Arabic: شعيب Shuʿayb) or Reuel was
Peter Andreas Munch (671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Andreas Munch (15 December 1810 – 25 May 1863), usually known as P. A. Munch, was a Norwegian historian, known for his work on the medieval history
Pagan religions of Azerbaijan (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be considered a second wave of paganism in Azerbaijan, but after Ghazan's adoption of Islam as state religion, paganism and shamanism dissolved quickly
Mount Odin (312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is named after Odin, the chief of the gods in Norse mythology and Norse paganism. Mount Odin has an impressive rocky south face that drops into the Weasel
Solomon and Saturn (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Solomon and Saturn is the generic name given to four Old English works, which present a dialogue of riddles between Solomon, the king of Israel, and Saturn
Jaruman (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
behalf he undertook several missions to Saxon tribes which had returned to paganism. He probably originated in Ireland but was educated at Lindisfarne. Some
Pagan's Mind (765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pagan's Mind is a progressive metal band from Skien, Norway. They have released five studio albums, and the current line-up only features original members
Shmaya (tanna) (731 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Shemaiah (Hebrew: שְׁמַעְיָה, also spelled Šəmaʿyāh; Koinē Greek: Σαμαίᾱς, Samaíās), or Shmaya in Modern Hebrew) was a rabbinic sage in the early pre-Mishnaic
Gender and religion (4,180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
differing cultural experiences of gender. Both men and women who practiced paganism in ancient civilizations such as Rome and Greece worshiped male and female
Ramsay MacMullen (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scholarly interests are in the social history of Rome and the replacement of paganism by Christianity. MacMullen graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and summa
List of names of Odin (452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Odin (Old Norse Óðinn) is a widely attested god in Germanic mythology. The god is referred to by numerous names and kenningar, particularly in the Old
Rahab (1,939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rahab (/ˈreɪhæb/; Hebrew: רָחָב, Modern: Raẖav, Tiberian: Rāḥāḇ, "broad", "large", Arabic: رحاب, a vast space of a land) was, according to the Book of
Ramsay MacMullen (356 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
scholarly interests are in the social history of Rome and the replacement of paganism by Christianity. MacMullen graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and summa
Titus Flavius Clemens (consul) (550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For the early Christian theologian, see Pope Clement I. Titus Flavius T. f. T. n. Clemens was a nephew of the Roman Emperor Vespasian. He was the son of
History of the Lombards (844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The History of the Lombards or the History of the Langobards (Latin: Historia Langobardorum) is the chief work by Paul the Deacon, written in the late
Palaestina Secunda (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Palæstina Secunda or Palaestina II was a Byzantine province from 390, until its conquest by the Muslim armies in 634–636. Palaestina Secunda, a part of
Sophus Bugge (641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Elseus Sophus Bugge (5 January 1833 – 8 July 1907) was a Norwegian philologist and linguist. His scholarly work was directed to the study of runic inscriptions
Harrow on the Hill (1,789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harrow on the Hill is a locality and historic village in the borough of Harrow in Greater London, England. Independent boutiques and restaurants dot the
Practitioner (49 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
practitioner Spiritual Practitioner Solitary practitioner in Wicca and Paganism Zen practitioner in Buddhism Other The Practitioner, a medical journal
Benjamin Thorpe (1,052 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Benjamin Thorpe (1782 – 19 July 1870) was an English scholar of Anglo-Saxon literature. In the early 1820s he worked as a banker in the House of Rothschild
Imbas forosnai (190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Imbas forosnai, is a gift of clairvoyance or visionary ability practiced by the gifted poets of ancient Ireland. In Old Irish, Imbas imeans "inspiration
Procopius (4,434 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Procopius of Caesarea (Greek: Προκόπιος ὁ Καισαρεύς Prokópios ho Kaisareús; Latin: Procopius Caesariensis; c. 500 – c. after 565) was a prominent late
Fides (deity) (493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(Latin: Fidēs) was the goddess of trust and bona fides (good faith) in Roman paganism. She was one of the original virtues to be considered an actual religious
Persecution of Heathens (39 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Persecution of Heathens can refer to: Christianization Decline of Hellenistic polytheism Persecution of pagans in the late Roman Empire Persecution of
Trishula (797 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Ruler of Kyivan Rus, who was an ardent follower of ancient Slavic paganism which bears striking resemblances to Hinduism. In India and Thailand, the
Völsa þáttr (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vǫlsa þáttr is a short story which is only extant in the Flateyjarbók codex, where it is found in a chapter of Óláfs saga helga. It is probably from the
Goðafoss (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Goðafoss is a waterfall in northern Iceland. It is located along the country's main ring road at the junction with the Sprengisandur highland road. The
Brumalia (485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
winter. Despite the 6th century emperor Justinian's official repression of paganism, the holiday was celebrated at least until the 11th century in the Byzantine
A Description of the Northern Peoples (145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus was a monumental work by Olaus Magnus on the Nordic countries, printed in Rome 1555. It was a work which long remained
Bog body (3,834 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A bog body is a human cadaver that has been naturally mummified in a peat bog. Such bodies, sometimes known as bog people, are both geographically and
Sallustius (378 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
On the Gods and the Cosmos, a kind of catechism of 4th-century Hellenic paganism. Sallustius' work owes much to that of Iamblichus of Chalcis, who synthesized
Pagan reaction in Poland (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pagan reaction in Poland was a series of events in the Kingdom of Poland in the 1030s that culminated in a popular uprising or rebellion, or possibly
Hárbarðsljóð (473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
AM 748 I 4to manuscripts. It is a flyting poem with figures from Norse Paganism. In this poem, the ferryman Harbard and the god Thor compete in a flyting
The Pagan Religions of the Ancient British Isles (1,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contemporary Paganism. In keeping with what was by then the prevailing academic view, it disputed the widely held idea that ancient paganism had survived
Queen of Sheba (6,342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Queen of Sheba (Hebrew: מלכת שבא‎; Arabic: ٱلْمَلِكَة بَلْقِيْس‎, romanized: Al-Malikah Balqīs) is a figure first mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. In
Hárbarðsljóð (473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
AM 748 I 4to manuscripts. It is a flyting poem with figures from Norse Paganism. In this poem, the ferryman Harbard and the god Thor compete in a flyting
Islandmagee witch trial (355 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
councillor Jack McKee who believed the plaque could become a "shrine to paganism" and furthermore stated that he wasn't convinced the women weren't guilty
Religion in The Chronicles of Narnia (2,777 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
organizations who feel that The Chronicles of Narnia promotes "soft-sell paganism and occultism", because of the recurring pagan themes and the supposedly
Commentarii de Bello Gallico (3,509 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Commentāriī dē Bellō Gallicō (English: Commentaries on the Gallic War), also Bellum Gallicum (English: Gallic War), is Julius Caesar's firsthand account
House of Eric (319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been the maternal granddaughter of King Inge I of Sweden, who abolished paganism. The female first name Catherine seems to have been favored within the
Skomorokh (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A skomorokh (скоморох in Russian, скоморохъ in Old East Slavic, скоморахъ in Church Slavonic) was a medieval East Slavic harlequin, or actor, who could
May Day (6,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on 1 May. It is an ancient Northern Hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many
Antoninus (philosopher) (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
described as exemplary. He and his disciples were strongly attached to paganism; but he is said to have been able to see that its end was near at hand
Ed Fitch (602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition, and was a leading figure in the rise of contemporary Wicca and Neo-Paganism in America. He presently lives in Austin, Texas. Fitch was a graduate of
Hector Munro Chadwick (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hector Munro Chadwick (22 October 1870 – 2 January 1947) was an English philologist and historian, fellow of Clare College and professor of Anglo-Saxon
English folklore (1,459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can be traced back to their roots, while
Stones of Mora (657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stones of Mora (Swedish: Mora stenar) is a historic location in Knivsta where Swedish kings were elected until 1457. The origin of the tradition is
Helena of Adiabene (972 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Helena of Adiabene (Hebrew: הלני מלכת חדייב) (d. ca. 50-56 CE) was a queen of Adiabene (modern-day Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan) and Edessa (modern-day Urfa
Byzantine dance (1,007 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was oriented towards Greek culture and Christianity, rather than Roman paganism, in development of the arts. The Byzantine Empire existed for more than
Swastika (Germanic Iron Age) (726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
has been taken as evidence of the swastika as a symbol of Thor in Norse paganism. Kolovrat Valknut George Stephens, The Runic Hall in the Danish Old-Northern
Magnus Olsen (786 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
philology at the University of Oslo from 1908 to 1948. His writings on Norse paganism and interpretations of the names of Norwegian farms and other placenames
Adiabene (2,483 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(modern-day Erbil, Iraq). Adiabenian rulers converted to Judaism from paganism in the 1st century. Queen Helena of Adiabene (known in Jewish sources as
Ciceronianus (392 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ciceronianus ("The Ciceronian") is a treatise written by Desiderius Erasmus and published in 1528. It attacks the style of scholarly Latin written during
Nobatia (1,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nobatia /noʊˈbeɪʃə/ or Nobadia (/noʊˈbeɪdiə/; Greek: Νοβαδία, Nobadia; Old Nubian: ⲙⲓⲅⲓⲧⲛ︦ ⲅⲟⲩⲗ, Migitin Goul) was a late antique kingdom in Lower Nubia
Hallfreðar saga (162 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Instead the saga dwells on the troubled conversion of Hallfreðr from Norse paganism to Christianity and his relationship with King Óláfr Tryggvason and other
Religion in Northern Ireland (1,690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the largest religion in Northern Ireland. As per the most recent 2011 census, the prevalence rates for the main religions are: Catholic
Bulan (Khazar) (531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bulan was a Khazar king who led the conversion of the Khazars to Judaism. His name means "elk" or "hart" in Old Turkic. In modern Turkish, it means The
Religious use of incense (1,936 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Religious use of incense has its origins in antiquity. The burned incense may be intended as a symbolic or sacrificial offering to various deities or spirits
Sibillini Mountains (248 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Sibyl cave), a necromancer who survived Christian persecutions against paganism at later Roman age, housed a male prophet who rarely revealed secrets of
Zbruch Idol (1,288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
among all Slavic cultures nonetheless. Boris Rybakov in his 1987 work Paganism of Ancient Rus (Russian tribes) argued that four sides of the top tier
Culture of the Isle of Wight (1,647 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
whom style themselves as "Druids" and of inmates in Parkhurst Prison, paganism makes up the third most popular religion (according to the Isle of Wight
Riders to the Sea (1,479 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sup still on the dresser. The pervading theme of this work is the subtle paganism Synge observed in the people of rural Ireland. Following his dismissal
Ragnall ua Ímair (2,080 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
immediately challenged by a group of Christian Vikings opposed to his paganism. This group tried to organise an alliance with Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians
Trollkyrka (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trollkyrka ("Troll's church") is a secluded butte-like rock in the heart of the National Park of Tiveden, Sweden, which served as a pagan sacrificial ground
Alcuin (4,560 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
arguments seem to have prevailed – Charlemagne abolished the death penalty for paganism in 797. Charlemagne gathered the best men of every land in his court, and
The Hebrew Goddess (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hebrew Goddess is a 1967 book by Jewish historian and anthropologist Raphael Patai, in which the author argues that historically, the Jewish religion
Dhu Nuwas (2,230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dhū Nuwās, (Arabic: ذو نواس‎), Yūsuf Asʾar Yathʾar (Musnad: 𐩺𐩥𐩪𐩰 𐩱𐩪𐩱𐩧 𐩺𐩻𐩱𐩧, Yws¹f ʾs¹ʾr Yṯʾr) , Yosef Nu'as (Hebrew: יוסף נואס‎), or Yūsuf
Abu Karib (788 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ʼAsʽad the Perfect, (Arabic: أسعد الكامل‎), called "Abū Karīb", full name: Abu Karib As'ad Ibn Hassan MalikiKarib Yuha'min, was king (Tubba', Arabic: تُبَّع‎)
Ram Swarup (1,887 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ram Swarup, other Hindu revivalists also took an interest in European paganism. Christopher Gérard (editor of Antaios, Society for Polytheistic Studies)
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (6,624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle
Anacalypsis (1,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anacalypsis (full title: Anacalypsis: An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic Isis or an Inquiry into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions)
Raven banner (2,961 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The raven banner (Old Norse: hrafnsmerki; Middle English: hravenlandeye) was a flag, possibly totemic in nature, flown by various Viking chieftains and
Nephilim (4,893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nephilim /ˈnɛfɪˌlɪm/ (Hebrew: נְפִילִים, nefilim) were the offspring of the "sons of God" and the "daughters of men" before the Deluge, according to
The Waterboys (5,290 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
on this by defining "The Big Music" as, "...a mystical celebration of paganism. It's extolling the basic and primitive divinity that exists in everything
Sighere of Essex (191 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were cousins of their predecessor Swithelm. While Sighere returned to paganism, Sæbbi remained Christian. They soon developed a rivalry. Sighere found
Two Ewalds (957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Two Ewalds (or Two Hewalds) were Saint Ewald the Black and Saint Ewald the Fair, martyrs in Old Saxony about 692. Both bore the same name, but were
Winter Nights (202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Winter Nights or Old Norse vetrnætr was a specific time of year in medieval Scandinavia. According to Zoega's Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, vetr-nætr
Religion in Greece (1,728 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(comprising less than 1% of the population), Evangelicalism, Hellenic Paganism, Sikhism and Hinduism. Also a small number of Greek Atheists exists, not
The Christians and the Pagans (52 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Christians and the Pagans is an EP by Dar Williams released as a holiday bonus by Razor and Tie. It is also the name of a song by the same artist from
The Wicker Tree (1,820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Wicker Tree is a 2011 British horror film written and directed by British filmmaker Robin Hardy. It contains many direct parallels and allusions to
Monobaz II (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Monobazus II was the son of Queen Helena of Adiabene and King Monobazus I. He is known as Monobaz in the Babylonian Talmud. Like his younger brother Izates
Religion in Romania (2,915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Romania is a secular state, and it has no state religion. Romania is one of the most religious countries in the European Union and a majority of the country's
Izates bar Monobaz (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Izates II (Ἰζάτης), son of Monobaz (Μονόβαζος), or Izates bar Monobaz (also known as Izaates, Persian: ایزد‎ or Hebrew: זוטוס בן מונבז) (ca. 1-55 CE).
Grand Belial's Key (1,107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
responded to these accusations by stating "black metal to me is paganism, and paganism is neo-fascism, and neo-fascism is anti-christian, and anti-christianity
Jacob Grimm (3,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863), also known as Ludwig Karl, was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist. He is known
Johan August Ekman (135 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Priesthood (1882), Miracles and Spiritual Inspirations (1883), The Naturalistic Paganism (1886-1888). Nordiskt familjebok, article Johan August Ekman Svenskt biografiskt
Karl Joseph Simrock (479 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Joseph Simrock (August 28, 1802 – July 18, 1876), was a German poet and writer. He is primarily known for his translation of Das Nibelungenlied into
Origo Gentis Langobardorum (1,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Origo Gentis Langobardorum (Latin for "Origin of the tribe of the Lombards") is a short, 7th-century AD Latin account offering a founding myth of the
List of Viking metal bands (1,603 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
characterized by a lyrical and thematic focus on Norse mythology, Norse paganism, and the Viking Age. Viking metal is quite diverse as a musical style,
Das Nibelungenlied: Ein Heldenepos in 39 Abenteuern (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Das Nibelungenlied (German: The Song of the Nibelungs) is a novel by German writer Albrecht Behmel about the medieval epic of the same name. The story
Galdrabók (292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Galdrabók (Icelandic Book of Magic) is an Icelandic grimoire dated to ca. 1600. It is a small manuscript containing a collection of 47 spells and sigils/staves
Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld (163 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
emotional life and, especially, his troubled and reluctant conversion from paganism to Christianity under the tutelage of king Óláfr. The following is an example
John Grigsby (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Grigsby (born 1971) is a British author. Grigsby received a bachelor's degree in Prehistoric European Archeology and History[citation needed] and
Gregory the Illuminator (1,357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He was a religious leader who is credited with converting Armenia from paganism to Christianity in 301. Armenia thus became the first nation to adopt Christianity
Porphyry of Gaza (1,601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contemporary account of Porphyry that chronicles in some detail the end of paganism in Gaza in the early fifth century. However, the text has been identified
Wicker man (974 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
wicker statue reportedly used by the ancient Druids (priests of Celtic paganism) for sacrifice by burning it in effigy. The main evidence for this practice
Symacho (53 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Symacho (fl. early 1st century CE) was the daughter of King Abinergaos I of Characene. She was converted to Judaism by Ananias of Adiabene. Symacho married
H. A. Guerber (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hélène Adeline Guerber (1859–1929), better known as H. A. Guerber, was a British historian best known for her written histories of Germanic mythology.
List of occult symbols (70 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Egyptian symbol for eternal life; now also associated with Kemetism and neo-paganism. Arrow (Belomancy) Ancient divination Arrows used to gain knowledge through
Wotansvolk (2,206 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(English: "Odin’s Folk") is a form of white nationalist, neo-völkisch modern paganism which was founded in the early 1990s by Ron McVan, Katja Lane and David
The Deeds of the Saxons (1,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Deeds of the Saxons, or Three Books of Annals (Latin: Res gestae saxonicae sive annalium libri tres) is a three-volume chronicle of 10th century Germany
The Divine Institutes (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Institutiones Divinae (Classical Latin: [ĩːstɪtuːtɪˈoːneːs diːˈwiːnae̯], Ecclesiastical Latin: [institutsiˈones diˈvine]; The Divine Institutes) is the
Nine Noble Virtues (828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
original AFA. They are supposedly based on virtues found in historical Norse paganism, gleaned from various sources including the Poetic Edda (particularly the
Getica (3,518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
De origine actibusque Getarum ("The Origin and Deeds of the Getae/Goths"), or the Getica, written in Late Latin by Jordanes (or Iordanes/Jornandes) in
Edgar Charles Polomé (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edgar Charles Polomé (31 July 1920 – 11 March 2000) was a Belgian Indo-Europeanist, and professor of comparative religions and languages at the University
Ebbe Schön (458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ebbe Schön (born December 13, 1929 in Brastad, Bohuslän) is a Swedish author, folklorist and associate professor in literature at Stockholm University
Sabina Magliocco (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
folklore, religion, religious festivals, foodways, witchcraft and Neo-Paganism in Europe and the United States. A recipient of fellowships from the John
Flavia Domitilla (saint) (2,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Flavia Domitilla, daughter of Domitilla the Younger by an unknown father, perhaps Quintus Petillius Cerialis, had the same name as her mother and her grandmother
Religion in Austria (2,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christianity is the predominant religion in Austria. At the 2001 census, 73.6% of the country's population was Catholic. As of 2018[update], the number
Thing of all Swedes (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thing of all Swedes (allra Svía þing, Þing allra Svía, Disaþing, or Kyndilþing) was the governing assembly held from pre-historic times to the Middle
Indiculus superstitionum et paganiarum (576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Indiculus superstitionum et paganiarum (Small index of superstitions and paganism) is a Latin collection of capitularies identifying and condemning superstitious
Threefold death (2,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The threefold death, which is suffered by kings, heroes, and gods, is a putatively Proto-Indo-European theme, reconstructed from medieval accounts of Celtic
Men's skirts (4,586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2018-12-08. Helen A. Berger (1999). A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-paganism and Witchcraft in the United States. University of South Carolina Press
1596 in Sweden (120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inspection tour through the provinces to eradicate all remains of Catholicism, Paganism and other non-Lutheran practices. - Sweden is afflicted with bad harvests
1596 in Sweden (120 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inspection tour through the provinces to eradicate all remains of Catholicism, Paganism and other non-Lutheran practices. - Sweden is afflicted with bad harvests
Rudolf von Sebottendorf (1,547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adam Alfred Rudolf Glauer (9 November 1875 – 8 May 1945?), better known under his pseudo-aristocratic alias Rudolf Freiherr von Sebottendorff (or von Sebottendorf)
Careto (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Careto tradition is a pre-historical Celtic religious ritual still practised in some regions of Portugal, namely in the villages of Podence (Macedo
Ottar Grønvik (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ottar Nicolai Grønvik (21 October 1916 – 15 May 2008) was a Norwegian philologist and runologist. He was a lecturer from 1959 and associate professor from
Robin Wood (artist) (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Deck and the cover art for several of Scott Cunningham's books on neo-Paganism. Robin Wood graduated from Michigan State University in 1976 with a degree
Devil (5,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A devil is the personification of evil as it is conceived in many and various cultures and religious traditions. It is seen as the objectification of a
Traidenis (529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was further developed by Gediminas. Traidenis, known for his devotion to paganism and anti-German attitude, was also successful in fighting with the Livonian
Oscar Almgren (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oscar Almgren (9 November 1869 – 13 May 1945) was a Swedish archaeologist specializing in prehistoric archaeology. He published a dissertation on Nordic
Ecclesiastical History of the English People (6,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Latin: Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum), written by the Venerable Bede in about AD 731, is a history
Declaration of Indulgence (643 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
theory, licensed the practice of any religion, including Islam, Judaism, or paganism. In Scotland the Indulgence stated that subjects were to obey the King's
Rollright Stones (5,773 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
became an important site for adherents of various forms of Contemporary Paganism, as well as for other esotericists who hold magico-religious ceremonies
Hamilton Wright Mabie (789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hamilton Wright Mabie, A.M., L.H.D., LL.D. (December 13, 1846 – December 31, 1916) was an American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer. He was born
1693 in Sweden (140 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The process against Lars Nilsson (shaman), who is sentenced to death for Paganism for being a follower of the Sami religion. 22 February - Henrik Horn, friherre
Frig (30 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
may refer to: Frig (Anglo-Saxon goddess), a love goddess in Anglo-Saxon paganism Frig (interjection), an English word Len Frig (born 1950), Canadian ice
Golden Horns of Gallehus (1,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Golden Horns of Gallehus were two horns made of sheet gold, discovered in Gallehus, north of Møgeltønder in Southern Jutland, Denmark. The horns dated
Corpus Juris Civilis (2,860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Corpus Juris (or Iuris) Civilis ("Body of Civil Law") is the modern name for a collection of fundamental works in jurisprudence, issued from 529 to
Robin Lane Fox (1,019 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexander the Great and Ancient Macedon, Late Antiquity, Christianity and Paganism, the Bible and history, and the Greek Dark Ages. His most recent book in
Menander I (4,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Menander I Soter (Ancient Greek: Μένανδρος Αʹ ὁ Σωτήρ, Ménandros Aʹ ho Sōtḗr, "Menander I the Saviour"; known in Indian Pali sources as Milinda) was an
Sigeberht the Good (921 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bishopric in Essex had been created under Mellitus, the kingdom had lapsed to paganism and it was in Sigeberht's reign that a systematic (re-)conversion of the