Mythological Girls: Rhiannon

Rhiannon is one of the major figures in the earliest prose and mythology of Britain, the Mabinogi. The Mabinogi were stories compiled in the 12th-13th century from earlier oral traditions by medieval Welsh authors. Rhiannon herself was the Celtic goddess of the moon...

A Girl in Celtic Britain: Part II

Earlier this month, I wrote about how a girl in Iron Age Britain would have celebrated the harvest time with a holiday called Samhain. What else do we know about what life may have been like for a girl in Iron Age Britain? Well, the Celts of Iron Age Britain, or...

A Girl in Celtic Britain: Samhain

Did you dress up as a witch, a ghost, or someone else with supernatural powers this Halloween? Your costume idea may be older than you think! Around this time of year, many girls all over the world are enjoying their Halloween candy. Celebrations of the modern...

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