Category Archives: Halloween

La Gazette 1634: Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, Samhain/Toussaints was celebrated even during the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648), so let’s see what tidings there are for last days of October 1634. Paris, the 29th of October, 1634: “Cardinal the Duke (Cardinal de Richelieu) is going to … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles X

Esteemed Readers, here is a new riddle very suitable for coming Halloween/Samhain time. Try to guess what object it might be. Good luck! “I was born & grown in the forest. Then I came to the house & gathered the … Continue reading

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Sergio Cammariere: Marcia Degli Elfi E Dei Folletti

  Esteemed Readers, if you are fond of fairies, dwarfs & other tiny magic creatures, you should like this pretty composition by our Cyrano which might be translated as “The March of Fairies & Goblins”. Samhain/Halloween is coming…🎃🎃🎃 Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Samhain Night Mood

Esteemed Readers, on occasion of Samhain or Halloween (choose the one you like) I would like to share with you this relaxing piece of musical that I find so suitable to this mysterious period of the year! Happy Samhain! Oiche … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles X

Esteemed Readers, today I would like to offer you a perfect riddle for Samhain-winter times. It is longer that usual, nevertheless its poetic style & sense fascinates. On my behalf, I believe that you will guess it out without any … Continue reading

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La Gazette in 2020: Samhain & Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, Happy Samhain in the present & in the past! I looked through La Gazette 1632 seeking for some curiosités on the topic, however I discovered only some ordinary War news I’m glad to share with you. For those … Continue reading

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Samhain Mood

Esteemed Readers, to make the Samhain spirit more complete, I’d like to present you this wonderful folk piece of music! Enjoy listening! Maria KethuProfumo

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La Gazette: Historical News Today – 1631

Esteemed Readers, we go on our historical diving into events of the Thirty Years’ War. On the eve of Samhain, remembrance of the Past is most welcome: Silesia, May 29, 1631: ” This unfortunate province suffers much because of the … Continue reading

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On the eve of Samhain – Korrigans & Breton Mythology

The Celtic New Year or Halloween, choose what is closer to you, my esteemed Readers, invite us to move deeper in centuries and to ponder upon the Celtic French roots, yet too strong in the consciousness of the 17th century … Continue reading

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Samhain at the French Court

The Eve of Samhain or Samain, as the French name it, calls to ponder upon its celebrating at Louis XIV’s Court. The Celtic traditions were strong yet at that historical period, so we might suppose that the Court also took … Continue reading

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