Tag: greek

March 19, 2020

Agathodaimon And The Fiery Poison Concoction

Many names have been associated with the study and development of alchemy through the ages, but few are as famous as Agathodaimon. He was said to be a great alchemist from around the third century.  During late Roman Egypt, Agathodaimon would go on to make a name for himself as one of the most prolific […]

November 19, 2019

The Celtic Druids As Philosophers

The Druids are a people shrouded in mysticism, magic and fiction, with tales linking them with the supernatural and unrivaled wisdom. Though many of these tales are exaggerated, the Druids are still an incredibly interesting people to study nonetheless. They held nothing more sacred than mistletoe and the tree on which it grows. The word […]

July 29, 2019

Saint Philomena – Greek Princess and Martyr

Around the year 300AD, Saint Philomena was heavily persecuted, and having undertaken extensive torture, she was eventually martyred under the rule of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Though little is known about Saint Philomena, a Neapolitan nun by the name of Sister Maria Luisa di Gesu claims the great Saint visited her, and revealed her story. […]

July 29, 2019

Finding The Tomb of Saint Philomena

In 1802, a team of excavators down in the Roman catacombs made a remarkable discovery. In the catacomb of Saint Priscilla, among many other tombs which lay empty, the preserved tomb of a Christian Martyr is uncovered. This would later become known as the tomb of Saint Philomena. As excitement spreads throughout the team, they […]

You are here: Page 1