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Pagan Glossary

Pagan Glossary

Pagan Glossary

Introduces words and concepts that are a central part of most Pagans. This Pagan Glossary is designed to be a useful resource on common - and not so commonly used words, people and objects.

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Tages

Tages

Tages was a founding prophet of Etruscan religion. He revealed a cosmic view of divinity and correct methods of ascertaining divine will concerning events of public interest. According to legend, Tages appeared at ploughing-time and taught Etruscans divination.

Added: 30/04/2012 13:20:00

Talisman

Talisman

An object charged with personal power to attract a specific force or energy to its bearer.

Added: 02/12/2001

Tarologist

Tarologist

One adept at the art and science of handling the Tarot.

Added: 02/12/2001

Tarot Cards

Tarot Cards

Set of 78 cards which feature pictures and symbols used to connect the diviner with the collective unconscious. Tarot Cards are the most widely known of divinitory tools.

Added: 02/12/2001

Temple of Hephaestus

Temple of Hephaestus

The Temple of Hephaestus, also known as the Hephaisteion or earlier as the Theseion, is the best-preserved ancient Greek temple.  It is located at the north-west side of the Agora of Athens.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:47:00

Templum

Templum

A templum was the sacred space defined by an augur for ritual purposes, a place "cut off" as sacred: compare Greek temenos, from temnein to cut.

Added: 30/04/2012 13:19:00

Terpsichore

Terpsichore

Terpsichore is the Greek Muse of dance and the dramatic chorus.

Added: 28/01/2012 18:04:00

Tethys

Tethys

In Greek mythology, Tethys was an archaic Titaness and aquatic sea goddess. She was mother of the chief rivers of the world known to the Greeks.

Added: 28/01/2012 17:54:00

Thalia

Thalia

Thalia is the Greek Muse of comedy and idyllic poetry. Her name comes from the Greek 'to flourish, to be verdant'.

Added: 28/01/2012 18:04:00

The Minor Winds

The Minor Winds

The Minor Winds are: Apeliotus (South East), Lips or Livos (South West), Skeiron (North East) and Kaikias (North West).

Added: 12/02/2012 13:11:00

The Thing of all Swedes

The Thing of all Swedes

The Thing of all Swedes was the governing assembly held in Gamla Uppsala, Sweden, at the end of February or early March in conjunction with a great fair and a pagan celebration called Dísablót.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:36:00

Thiasus

Thiasus

In Greek mythology and religion, the thiasus, was the ecstatic retinue of Dionysus, often pictured as inebriated revelers. Many of the myths of Dionysus are connected with his arrival in the form of a procession.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:55:00

Threefold Law

Threefold Law

Karmic principle that energy that is released is returned three times over.

Added: 02/12/2001

Thyrsus

Thyrsus

In Greek mythology, a thyrsus or thyrsos was a staff of giant fennel covered with ivy vines and leaves, sometimes wound with taeniae and always topped with a pine cone. These staffs were carried by Dionysus and his followers. The thyrsus was a sacred instrument at religious rituals and fetes.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:56:00

Tom Lethbridge

Tom Lethbridge

Tom Lethbridge - Master Dowser He was trained as an archaeologist and historian, His book The Power of the Pendulum, documents his research into dowsing by means of the pendulum.

Added: 12/02/2012 13:18:00

Tower of the Winds

Tower of the Winds

Tower of the Winds: a horologion (time-clock), in Athens, built in the 1st century BC that depicts the gods of the Major & Minor Winds.

Added: 12/02/2012 13:10:00

Tradition

Tradition

Branch of paganism followed by any individual Pagan or coven.

Added: 02/12/2001

Transitus Fluvii

Transitus Fluvii

Transitus Fluvii ("passing through the river" in Latin), or Passage Du Fleuve (in French), is an occult alphabet consisting of 22 characters described by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa in his Third Book of Occult Philosophy.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:48:00

Trilithon

Trilithon

A stone arch made from two upright slabs with one lying atop these. They are featured in Stonehenge.

Added: 02/12/2001

Triple Goddess

Triple Goddess

One Goddess in all of her three aspects; Maiden, Mother, Crone. [read more »]

Added: 02/12/2001

Turan

Turan

Turan was the Etruscan goddess of love, vitality and patroness of the city of Velch. In art, she was usually depicted as a young winged girl

Added: 28/01/2012 18:11:00

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