Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D.
John of Berry's Petites Heures (14th century):
Detail from "Conversion of St. Paul. Church Personified + Sign of the Zodiac: Aquarius"
© Bibliotheque nacionale de France
This painting unwittingly suggests Paul's misogynist, isolated, dualistic Christianity at one pole -- and the need for a flowing, Wasteland-quenching, Jungian "union of opposites" at the other. According to Jung in Aion, this process will finally reach consciousness in the Age of Aquarius.
Classical Traditions: /////// Ancient Greece ////// Ancient Rome
Celtic Traditions /
Icelandic, Nordic, & Teutonic Traditions /
Medieval Life & Times / Arthurian Themes / Grail Lore/
Alchemy, Gnosticism, Hermetics / Fairy Tales & Folk Lore /
Up to Europe's Opening Page (from here, you can get to Eastern Europe)
Up to Eastern & Western European Nature-based Ways (Wicca)
(which used to be a category on this Western European page
until too many links spilled over into Baltic, Slavic, etc regions)
Down to Indigenous Peoples
Note: I cannot help with homework but for those wishing to contact me on other matters,
my e-mail address will be found near the bottom of my Home Page.
This page created with Netscape Gold
Technical assistance: William Weeks
Text and Design:
Copyright 1998-2000 by Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D.
3 February 1999; 27 May 1999; 13 November 2000