You are commenting using your Facebook account. Was Macha the one who did the chariot race and gave birth at the end? Even her menstrual cycle is mentioned. Or maybe it does something interesting if you shake it? The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. Related Articles on Ancient-Origins. He was a killer and a womaniser.
And as is so often the case with these complex divine women, there are three different versions of Macha in the early texts.
The Celtic warriors of ancient times were a fearsome...
Haha Go Mamas… I very nearly wrote that at the end of the post! Ford's study found that Ireland especially honored the female cult among the ancient race from which the Highland Scots, Welsh, Brits and Irish descended, he said. She had her right hand cut off before she was decapitated. On the one hand, we have feisty Queens like Medb, fearsome Goddesses like the Morrigan, gifted healers like Airmid, female smiths like Brigid, respected Druidesses like Bodhmall, and knowledgeable lawgivers like Brigid Brethach. I also taught Geography. Like Liked by 2 people Reply. Which meant that ancient Ireland had its fair share of warrior women, and some of them were quite kickass, by all accounts!