appreciatethemoment:

zerruettet:

appreciatethemoment:

In so many languages the word “witch” sounds so cool, and then there’s german… “Hexe” it sounds so dumb actually.

It doesn’t sound dumb at all.

I dislike it :D and while in english there are things as “witchy fashion” in german it would mean “hexige mode” and like no one would say this, no one says this. I personally think it sounds dumb :D

Does it? To my foreigner ears it sounds mysterious and old. :D Like… I don’t know, in every language there are some very ancient words of which no one knows exactly the real roots, but you know that they are very old the second you hear them.

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didoofcarthage:

Relief of Dionysus
Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.
marble
Walters Art Museum 

didoofcarthage:

Relief of Dionysus

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

marble

Walters Art Museum 

dont-miss-shifty:

Mythology Meme - [3/6] Muses and/or Nymphs - Dryad

The Dryades & Oreiades were the beautiful Nymphs of the trees, groves, woods and mountain forests. They were the ladies of the oaks and pines, poplar and ash, apple and laurel. For those known as Hamadryades, trees sprung up from the earth at their birth, trees to which their lives were closely tied. While the tree flourished, so did its resident nymph, but when it died she passed away with it. (x)

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ancientart:

Etruscan strainers at the MET.

All the shown examples date to the 6th-5th centuries BCE and are made of bronze. Strainers were were used at symposiums (drinking parties) to strain the wine or additives mixed into it.

The strainer shown in the first image is one of the most elaborate, and best-preserved, Etruscan strainer handles found to date. The MET provides the following description of this artefact:

The artist has skillfully presented a complex subject on a very small scale in the openwork square just below the handle’s attachment point. Two nude boxers appear to have just finished a bout in which one man has been knocked to his knees. Their trainer or referee holds his arms up to indicate the end of the round. On the underside of the attachment point is a delicately modeled doe lying on a wave-crest border. The handle’s base depicts a bearded male figure with fish-like legs that terminate in bearded snake heads. The strange legs form a perfect circular opening that allowed the patera to be hung when not in use. The sea monster, almost like a merman, may have been intended to ward off evil.

Courtesy of & currently located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, via their online collections12.160.834.11.814.105.365.11.122.139.1711.212.2.

alwaysri8:

gaybrielandasstiel:

thespooklock:

thespooklock:

so my plan for halloween is to dress up as a Nazgul with my black horse and go trick or treating but instead of saying “trick or treat” i’ll either scream or hiss “Bagginssssssssss, Shhhhhhhire” and then ransack their villages in my search for the One Ring

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i bet

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you guys

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thought

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i was joking

oh dear god

HOW MANY PEOPLE DID YOU TERRORIZE

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sixpenceee:

Witch Photography by Christopher Mckenney

Nightmare Photography

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psychara:

Unexpected modelling for byMarije ! I’m a natural forest alien :3 Laura Mysterious made the horns!

psychara:

Unexpected modelling for byMarije ! 
I’m a natural forest alien :3 

Laura Mysterious made the horns!

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arjuna-vallabha:

Copper relief of Durga, Nepal

arjuna-vallabha:

Copper relief of Durga, Nepal

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museum-of-artifacts:

Egyptian 20 sided die with Greek characters. 2nd century B.C.–4th century A.D.

museum-of-artifacts:

Egyptian 20 sided die with Greek characters. 2nd century B.C.–4th century A.D.

Metal music has historically been heavily influenced by black music. First there was blues music done mainly by black people, then rock developed from blues, and finally metal developed from rock music. Metal has no roots in any of the old Germanic tribes at all. Any metal fan thinking that his music is an Aryan one is simply wrong, and singing German does not make this music traditional white music. Nazis in the third reich called music like blues (as well as jazz) ‘n***** music’ and therefore would also not have liked metal music either.

Apart from the black blues influences of metal music there are lots of other non-Aryan influences in metal. The bass drum used in metal music derived from the bass drum used in jazz, which is originally the Turkish bass drum ‘davul’. Cymbals of any kind have Chinese roots, also with Turkish influences. The same goes for tom toms.

Metal is not the only music that has non-Aryan roots - the same goes for classical European music:

- The oboe derived from the Arabic ‘mizmar’ (or ‘zurna’ in turkish), which later became a shalm and finally the oboe as we know it.

- The lute is nothing other than the Arabic ‘oud’. Not even the shape has changed.

- The guitar is Spanish as well as Mauritanian (that’s probably why ‘Varg Vikernes’ once called them ‘n***** instruments’ and therefore stopped playing guitars in ‘Burzum’).

- The violin derived from the Persian instrument ‘rebab’. It is well known that Persians are ‘Aryans’ as well, but anyway they don’t belong to the old Germanic tribes.

- The complete percussion section in European orchestra music comes from the Turkish military music of the Ottoman empire called ‘Janissary’ music.

Summoning’s Protector issues a hard hitting statement summarizing every reason fascism and anti-blackness does not align with metal music. Read the full piece here.

Whew! Never fucking overlook music history….

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