Post #27.9, Tues., December 21, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. Forest Primeval          As the Yuletide is upon all of us, Druid Largin and another priest bring their tribes together at this village for the celebration. The guests come shouldering venison from a hunt and driving another white ox bull for the sacred sacrifice. Here are several of the kinds ofContinue reading “Post #27.9, Tues., December 21, 2021”

Post #27.6, Tues., December 14, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. Forest Primeval          Druid Largin is preparing for a sacred ritual of harvesting the mistletoe. For this he will wear a white robe, and use a golden sickle.[Footnote] The sacrificial animal is a white bull, already tethered in a stock. I don’t expect any of the others of us, Jewish, ChristianContinue reading “Post #27.6, Tues., December 14, 2021”

Post #27.5, Thurs. December 9, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. Forest Primeval          Night is already down on us, but here in the thatched house we finally have light and warmth. The tea was set outside in a steaming bowl.          “Your sisters brought you this tea and a biscuit too; they are offering non-stop chants and incantations – they areContinue reading “Post #27.5, Thurs. December 9, 2021”