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Celtic element in old Inverness

William Mackay

Celtic element in old Inverness

(Paper read before a joint meeting of the Gaelic Society of InvernessBranch of the Historical Association of Scotland, 27th March, 1913).

by William Mackay

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Published in Inverness .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Northern Chronicle.

ContributionsGaelic Society of Inverness., Historical Association of Scotland. InvernessBranch.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19733792M

  Celtic defeated Clyde to book their place in the Scottish Cup quarter-finals Scottish Cup holders Celtic will travel to St Johnstone in the quarter-finals of this year's competition. Steven.   The Old Way of Life In the Celtic tradition, “Thin Places” are sites where the natural and spiritual worlds meet and intermingle, separated by the merest veil. The ancient Celts would visit these sacred sites, among them Stonehenge in England and the Ring of Brodgar in Orkney, to experience the presence of their gods.

Inverness keeper Brill stretchered off Replacement Esson's saves secure Caley point Inverness Caledonian Thistle dug deep to claim a point against Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic.   Crann Bethadh, the Celtic Tree of Life, is much more than a single trunk borne of roots below and stretching to the heavens with branches above; it is the Celtic symbol of all of life on the planet, born of the earth and sustained by the power of the Universe. It is one of the most prominent symbols widely used on ancient Celtic designs.

Basden, E., , Index of Celtic Elements in Professor W.J. Watson’s The History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland () together with an Index of Subjects (compiled , published by the Scottish Place-Name Society, Edinburgh). Watson W.J. , Scottish Place-Name Papers (London and Edinburgh, Steve Savage). Ed. Nicolaisen. These primitive elements were there before the Celts migrated from the old “Aryan” home; yet since they appear in Celtic religion to the end, we speak of them as Celtic. The earliest aspect of that religion, before the Celts became a separate people, was a cult of nature spirits, or of the life manifested in nature.


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