Was Merlin Inspired by Irish Mythology? The Search for the Original Celtic “Wild Man”

“Man flees to the forest” is a common motif in Celtic storytelling traditions. But which “Wild Man” came first: the Welsh Myrddin Wyllt, the Scottish Lailoken, the Irish Suibhne Geilt, or someone else?

What’s the Difference Between a Bard, a Vate, and a Druid?

The ancient Celts divided their intellectual elites into three categories: druids, bards, and vates. Learn about their differences (and similarities) as recorded by Greek and Roman historians.

Casting the Celtic Gods in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Part II: Heroes, Monsters, and Druids Who Deserve the Spotlight

In Part I, we cast the core team of Celtic gods from the comics; in Part II, we highlight 11 more mythological Celtic characters who deserve spots in the MCU.

Casting the Celtic Gods in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Part I: The Core Team From the Comics

My picks for which Irish, Scottish, Welsh, English, and French actors and actresses should play the core team of Celtic gods (a.k.a. the “Tuatha de Danaan” on the big screen

The Search for the Celtic Themyscira: Was There Really an Island of Celtic Warrior Women?

Classical writers regale us with eyebrow-raising tales of wild, island-bound Celtic women. But are any of them true?

This Is How Thor: Love and Thunder Will Introduce the Celtic Gods into the MCU [Theory]

In the new Thor movie, a powerful villain, Gorr, goes on a god-killing rampage. Will the Celtic gods be recruited to help defeat him?