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Deer Cult of Ancient Caledonia

Some notes from a 1930 article I recently stumbled across that discusses some Scottish folklore surrounding deer and their connections to supernatural beings. The author talked about evidence for deer cults or deer-goddess cults in the Highlands of Scotland that he had gathered from a number of scattered and unrelated sources that recounted various “tales, […]

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Celtic History Newsletter: A Desert in the Ocean

In the news Preserving Ireland’s Ancient, Mysterious Alphabet Across Ireland, hundreds of millennia-old Ogham stones are slowly weathering away. Inside Ireland’s Oldest Grave, an ‘Exceptional’ Find Ireland’s oldest human grave even more exceptional for one of its contents. A Desert in the Ocean In 891 A.D the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles mentions that three men who left […]

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New Blog Feature

Hello! This is Charles, from MacGregor Historic Games. I’ve been editing the Celtic History Newsletter E-list for the Celtic Croft for a number of years now. We’re starting a new “Blast from the Past” feature on the blog. We are going to start periodically reprinting old articles from the Newsletter on the blog,  and try […]

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