Constellations of Words

Explore the Etymology and Symbolism of the Constellations On each of the constellation pages under the subheading "Clues to the meaning of this celestial feature" the symbolism and etymology of the name of the constellation are explored. This study is based on the belief that each constellation has its own unique clusters of related concepts, … Continue reading Constellations of Words

The Word “Alferic” and the Word “Druidic”

Alferian, are derived from the word "Alf," which is the Anglo-Saxon word for Elf. Indeed, "Elf" is a variant of the original Alf. You will see it as an element in many early Anglo-Saxon names -- e. g., Alfred, Aelfwine-- where "alf" or "elf" carried the connotation "good." Hence we get the euphemism "The Good … Continue reading The Word “Alferic” and the Word “Druidic”