Elen of the Ways

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to discuss the Celtic Goddess Elen of the Ways.    There is some belief that Elen could have been a real-life woman who married the Roman Emperor Magnus Maximus, who is also known in Welsh legend as Macsen Wledig.   There is a tale in The…

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The Importance of Faery Women in the Arthuriad

For today’s post, I would like to take a look at the importance of Faery women within the Arthurian legends, as well as how it is inspired by Celtic lore.   There are numerous Faery women in the Arthurian legends.   It can even be argued that each important female figure had origins in the…

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