Tag: Janus

Greco-Egyptian Noumenia Ritual

So, today is the Noumenia, the New month in the Greek Calendar. Although Noumenia means literally “New Moon”, it is not on what is astrologically called the new moon, which is really the dark moon. Rather, it occurs a few days later, when the first sliver of light appeared. It was considered one of the…

Io Saturnalia! A ritual

Yesterday was the first day of the Roman festival of Saturnalia, the holiday from which most Christmas traditions are taken. It was the most popular Roman holiday, and all business was suspended for the week. It was a time of celebration and joy, and also an upturning of the social order. More information is available…

Some of my writings

Instead of reproducing here the essays and other works I’ve had published online in other places, I thought I’d share them in a list of links for folks to look at if they’d like. I’ll have to do another listing for the poetry eventually. Essays: An Introduction to Janus Asklepios the Physician Healing with Artemis…