Celtic tree of life painting. The painting continues the symbolic work of the artist using a subject here which can be found in many areas of historic literature representing life and growth in most cases. They appear in the earliest cave art and are everywhere in our daily lives. Modern irish or. The system of celtic tree astrology greatly differs from the north american zodiac signs we typically write about.
Ogam is an early medieval alphabet used to write the early irish language in the orthodox inscriptions 1st to 6th centuries ad and later the old irish language scholastic ogham 6th to 9th centuries. Tree of life or world tree the tree of life is a widespread motif in many myths and folktales around the world by which cultures sought to understand the human and profane condition in relation to the divine and sacred realm. The gods and goddesses or deities of the celts are known from a variety of sources these include written celtic mythology ancient places of worship statues engravings cult objects and place or personal names. But it is only recently that the importance of celtic influence on the cultural linguistic and artistic development of europe.
This type of astrology was created by druids members of the high ranking professional class in ancient celtic cultures. The tree of life is a widespread myth or archetype in the worlds mythologies related to the concept of sacred tree more generally and hence in religious and philosophical tradition. Ogham em.