History of Britain Rise and Fall of the Druids BBC Documentary
The Celts (BBC Series) Episode 1 In the Beginning
In the debut episode of the series, the program looks at how the Celts were the first European people north of the Alps to rise from anonymity. This program looks at who the Celts were, where they came from and what made their culture so distinctive.
For 800 years, a proud, vibrant, richly imaginative warrior people swept ruthlessly across Europe. The ancient Greeks called them “Keltoi” and honored them as one of the great barbarian races. Follow their fascinating story from their earliest roots 2,500 years ago through the flowering of their unique culture and their enduring heritage today, enhanced with stunning reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands.
The Celts were the first European people north of the Alps to rise from anonymity. This program looks at who the Celts were, where they came from and what made their culture so distinctive.
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Interesting article by Grace Ng Dung, artist and illustrator.
Darkness, mother of all physics, is the element that initiates, incubates, generates, and transforms.
The void was venerated in countless ancient cultures, who recognized that stillness and darkness are the pre-requisites for change and evolution.
Mimicking nature, they developed rites and ceremonies to weave a chrysalis of darkness around themselves, with the intent to emerge in wisdom and maturity.
Scottish bards used periods of dark “incubation” and isolation when they were seeking sacred songs, poetry, and inspiration.