Alexei Kondratiev

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Alexei Kondratiev

America 1949 – 2010

Comments: Celt storyteller ; incredible, gentle teacher and story teller, "spoke over 60 languages and was fluent in 13 to 20 of them",especially different dialects of Celtic, and Native American languages; phenomenal Memory, sharp mind. Missed greatly. Rest in peace, old friend, and give Black Lotus a kiss for me;


Teachers: Night Rainbow; Judy Harrow;

Students: Lisa B***; Anthony S. Burdge; Jessica J. Burke ; Chuck Furnace; Liam O Caiside;

Partner: Black Lotus AKA Len R********;

Friends: LaFo***a; Ashbow; Cyth***a; Baila***o; Rainbow Darkly; Poseidon; Kirk White; Maureen Reddington-Wilde; Rusty AKA Geoff ; Geoff AKA GreenMan;

Organizations: high priest of Mnemosynides for more than 20 years; Irish Arts Center in Manhattan, New York, 1985 to 2010 (RIP); Mythopoeic Society; Celtic League's American Branch; Columbia University; the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris; P**T*** AKA The October Gathering;

Author: The Apple Branch: A Path to Celtic Ritual. Cork, Irelann, 1998, articles, many myth and story telling Bardic sessions around campfires and living room couches; chapter in Devoted to You: Honoring Deity In Wiccan Practice. Co-authored with Judy Harrow, Geoffrey W. Miller, and Maureen Reddington-Wilde; Celtic Rituals: A Guide to Ancient Celtic Spirituality, 1999; Learning the Celtic languages: a resource guide for the student of Irish, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Breton, Manx, or Cornish, with Liam O Caiside., 1991; "Samhain: Season of Death and Renewal". An Tríbhís Mhór: The IMBAS Journal of Celtic Reconstructionism,, 1997; "Basic Celtic Deity Types"; "Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Witch to Live: an Inquiry into Biblical Mistranslation." Enchante, Number 18 (1994), edited by John Y*****;


Resources:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexei_Kondratiev ; https://www.circlesanctuary.org/index.php/in-memoriam/in-memoriam-alexei-kondratiev ;