Druids

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Druids


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Celtic people who, in Europe in ancient times, acted as judges, lawmakers and priests and practiced divination. Druids today use the Ogham staves as a means of divination.
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uk/newsround/15169373) originated as part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other European regions, America has made the holiday their own - even if it does at times take a comical approach.
In which Celtic religion is mistletoe cut from an oak with a golden sickle?
Arthurian romance, Campbell claims in the first chapter, is the pinnacle of a complex assimilatory process: It merges the Christian belief system with Pagan elements, translating quest-motifs from Celtic religion into stories about Arthur's knights and their adventures.
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Wicca: A religion emerging in the 1960s and based largely on the elements of an ancient pre-Christian Celtic religion.
Originally a very old Celtic religion, many in the Renaissance revived some of what was believed to be their culture and mythology.