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Druidic Justice in Ancient, Celtic Ireland

In this post, Christian author Mark Fisher looks at druidic justice in early, medieval Ireland. Druidic Justice in Ancient, Celtic Ireland The society of ancient, Celtic Ireland was so much different from ours. The tuath, or clan, was the basic social group. And a number of fines, extended family groups, made up the clan. Each […]

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Celtic Medicine in Early, Medieval Ireland, Part III

Celtic Medicine in Early, Medieval Ireland, Part III In this post, Christian author Mark Fisher completes his look at Celtic medicine in early, medieval Ireland. (Click here for Part I or Part II.) The Druids Practiced What? Brain Surgery? That’s right. They practiced trephination, using circular saws to drill holes in the skull to let […]

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Celtic Medicine in Early, Medieval Ireland, Part II

Celtic Medicine in Early, Medieval Ireland, Part II In this post, Christian author Mark Fisher continues his look at Celtic medicine in early, medieval Ireland. (Click here for Part I or Part III.) The “Evil Eye” and Incantations As in many pre-Christian cultures, the Celts believed in “the evil eye”, that a person of power […]