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Search for the Golden Serpent—Luciana Cavallaro

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Introduction It is my privilege to announce the release of Search for the Golden Serpent (Servant of the Gods Book 1) — an exciting historical fantasy by Australian author Luciana Cavallaro. In this epic odyssey, Luciana brings to life the pantheon of Ancient Greek gods and goddesses and the legend of Atlantis through the eyes of a […]

Ancient Celtic Religion: Ancestral Gods and Mother Goddess

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Myths of the Great Goddess teach compassion for all living beings. There you come to appreciate the real sanctity of the earth itself, because it is the body of the Goddess—Joseph Campbell   Introduction As we continue exploring the mystique of the Ancient Celtic religion, we discover their beliefs have similarities to the Greeks and […]

Ancient Celtic Religion: Apollo, God of Sun

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Throughout the inhabited world, in all times and under every circumstance, myths of man have flourished; and they have been the living inspiration of whatever else may have appeared out of the activities of the human body and mind…the very dreams that blister sleep, boil up from the basic, magic ring of myth—Joseph Campbell Ancient […]

5 Stars Accursed Women by Luciana Cavallaro

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Tweet Accursed Women by Luciana Cavallaro My rating: 5 of 5 stars The collection of short stories by Luciana Cavallaro is a retelling of Greek myths about cursed women and godesses, but with a different twist from what we originally read. These myths are told from the perspective of different storytellers: a Minoan princess writing […]

Apollo and Coronis; White Raven; Association with Healing

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 As soon as Apollo was born on Delus among the goddesses who helped him into life, he defined his spheres of influence: “Let the lyre and curving bow be possessions to call my own, and for humans let me proclaim the unerring counsel of Zeus” (Homeric Hymn to Apollo, 131f). Apollo and Coronis In Greek […]