Tag: pagan

Spring is coming. Tribal Europe

Carnival is a traditional festive season that occurs in areas of strong Catholic influence , as well as Greek Orthodox. The time of  the major parades are February or early March ( Pre-Lent ). However, the celebration combining masks and street party has much older roots as a pagan reversal ritual. It’s popular in Western Europe and in Eastern Read More

Krampus . Vintage post card

Winter Monsters. Krampus

Now Winter is opening  the doors into a pantheon of imaginary supernatural beings. Pre-Christian European mythology is full of those incredible characters. Later a pagan legends merged with Christian traditions and revealed a famous Christmas monsters who are usually became a shadows or counterparts of a saints. And because anti heros are always stealing the Read More