This is a Green Man
theme page. The Green Man motif has many different faces and
variations. Found in many cultures around the world, the Green
Man is often related to natural vegetative deities springing up in
different cultures throughout the ages. Primarily it is
interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, or "renaissance," representing the
cycle of growth being reborn anew each spring.
Above you see a
sample of how a web page
be inserted into the Green Man title image created for
There is a blank of the image in the .zip file
below. If you don't have a graphic program capable
doing that, e-mail
me and I will do it for you as time allows. Below you will
find the Greenman graphic divider and leaf bullet designed for this
page. There are also clipart buttons: e-mail, and guest book.
that could be placed at the bottom of each page if appropriate are also
Sylvanus, Derg Corra, Green George, Jack in the green, John Barleycorn,
Robin Goodfellow, Puck and the Green Knight all partake of the Green
Man's nature; it has also been suggested that the story of Robin Hood
was at least partly born of the Green Man mythology.
Greenman is the symbol of nature's rebirth in the spring; he is the
guardian of the forests; he is the protector of the wild places; and he
is a positive masculine image of men as caretakers.
modern Pagans and Wiccans, especially men, also recognise the
Greenman as a representation of the masculine aspect of the Divine.
The Oak King and the Holly King are part of Celtic mythology, and are often seen as aspects of the Green Man. They are usually considered "twin gods," or sometimes two aspects or manifestations of the same god, often the Horned God. The Oak King rules the Summer (and is sometimes called the "Summer King") and the Holly King rules the Winter (and is thus called the "Winter King").
Type used for buttons called "Coiled
To save, you may download the .zip
file which includes the Green Man graphics, clip art,
instructions and HTML template. Do not link to the graphics
on this page! Please note that this set is free to use on
personal websites only (donations are always appreciated).
Those sites that hope to generate
income (business site) there is a one time $10 minimum requested
payable through Pay Pal.
Whether it is a commercial or personal web site, a text link
to this site MUSTappear
pages you use these designs on. Below is a
is a home based graphic design and drafting firm that has been in
since 1978. It is owned and operated by Kythera
If you would like to commission a specially designed theme or graphic
send an e-mail.