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Hair and hair-binding in pre-Classical Greece

I’ve been doing a lot of research on hair-binding lately, as a way of exploring and strengthening my commitment. After discussing the subject with a few other Hellenic polytheists, I have decided to share the product of my study with you … Continue reading

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10 reasons why I bind (tie up) my hair

I bind my hair. That means that whenever I am out of my oikos, or whenever I am around people who don’t belong to my oikos, I tie my hair up. It was a decision influenced by my religion; however, I … Continue reading

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To Recon or not to Recon?

That, at least among modern polytheists, is the question. It is also the main difference between Wicca/eclectic Paganism and the belief systems of Hellenismos, Kemeticism, Asatru or Celtic reconstructionism. While the former focus on a connection with the Earth and are … Continue reading

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Changing your life after changing your religion

This August marks four months since I went back to serving the Gods, after being Wiccan for two and a half years. Four months is a long time. A short one, too. How did the change go? Pretty smoothly, in … Continue reading

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