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Bronze protome representing the Phoenician deity, Anat, 6th century BC, Spain - Click on the images to visit the Historyteller website.

Bronze protome representing the Phoenician deity, Anat, 6th century BC, Spain - Click on the images to visit the Historyteller website.

Ercolano. Casa de Neptuno y Anfititre.

In Southern Italy, along its western coast, is the city of Naples. Founded by the Greeks more than years ago, this is a city with a staggering amount of history. Although Naples is one of the

Ercolano. Detalle de la casa de Neptuno y Anfititre.

Ercolano. Detalle de la casa de Neptuno y Anfititre.

The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld. In Irish legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die.

The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld.

The word “banshee” conjures up the image of a ghostly woman wailing the name of the next person to die. However, banshees weren’t always such dire harbingers. At one point, they were worshiped as goddesses. One of the most famous banshees is Aibhill, the ghost that haunted Crag Liath and the House of Cass. She was the one that appeared to Brian Boru in 1014, telling him t

Ghost stories have captivated us for generations. For the ancients, ghosts we

Danu is said to have literally suckled the gods. In Irish mythology, she is mother of the earth, the gods, fertility, wisdom, wind and of all the Celtic people. The story of Danu lingers with her offspring, Tuatha De Danann, or people of the goddess Danu, who in Irish folklore are known as the fairy people who are skilled in magic. Art: Danu, Celtic Mother Goddess by Judith Shaw |

Danu of the Celtic people. The story of Danu lingers with her offspring, Tuatha De Danann, or people of the goddess Danu, who in Irish folklore are known as the fairy people who are skilled in magic. Art: Danu, Celtic Mother Goddess by Judith Shaw

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