On the Settling of Britain

In a previous post I gave a brief overview of the period known as “the Dark Ages” in British history, and how the cultural divides that occurred among the British folk were a result of differing religious and ethnic identities. What I did not realize at the time was that the roots of these differences …

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To be an ‘Aryan,’ Part II: The Racial Composition of Europe and the Intrusion of Alien Elements

I have written before on what it means to be 'Aryan' in the current Dark Age, noting how the prehistoric Aryan race had been mixed with the peoples they encountered, and for the basis of the modern-day Indo-European cultures. At the time, most of what I knew about the subject came from an Indo-Aryan perspective, …

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Introduction to Irminism: The Forgotten Faith

At a mysterious rock formation known as the Externsteine in Western Germany, there is a relief depicting the overthrow of Wotanism by Christianity, which features a strange pillar that has been bent over to one side. This depicts the 'Irminsul', the Saxon cognate to 'Yggdrasil' of Norse mythology and it represents the World Tree, the …

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The Creed of Caledon: A Revival of Ancient Ways

Welcome to the Creed of Caledon, a blog dedicated to exploring the traditions and history of Aryan culture from the perspective of the Scottish/British tribe. I have returned to writing after the original Wotansvolk kindred known as the 'Creed of Caledon' became defunct and I needed some time to reorient my purpose in writing articles …

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A Dedication to the Franks

Although my focus on history is usually centred on my native country of Scotland and the British Isles, I wish to explore the history of one of the Teutonic tribes from Continental Europe. The reason for this is that I have more recently felt drawn towards Continental Germanic spirituality as opposed to the Norse or …

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Ragnarök and the Fate of the West in the New Age

The lamentable state of our civilization is part of a natural process that must be undergone. The world has only recently passed into the Age of Aquarius, known to the Ancient Greeks as the 'Lead Age'. The current cycle is known in the Norse Eddas as Ragnarök ('doom of the gods'), which coincides with the …

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Yule: Festival of Light on the Darkest Day

Merry Yuletide to you all, whether you choose to celebrate the most important European holiday on the Winter Solstice or on Christmas Day, this festival marks the return of light and the sun during the cold and dark winter. The warmth and light of the hearth provided a focus for almost all activities at this …

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