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Druids, gods & heroes from Celtic mythology

Ross, Anne Ph. D.

Druids, gods & heroes from Celtic mythology

by Ross, Anne Ph. D.

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Published by Schocken, Douglas & McIntyre in New York, Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Celtic.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDruids, gods, and heroes from Celtic mythology.
    Statementtext by Anne Ross ; illustrations by Roger Garland, line illustrations by John Sibbick.
    SeriesWorld mythologies series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL900 .R59 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2547515M
    ISBN 100805240144
    LC Control Number85029444
    OCLC/WorldCa12949867

    Marie-Louise Sjoestedt () SOURCE: Gods and Heroes of the Celts, translated by Myles Dillon, Turtle Island Foundation, , pp. [In the following excerpt, originally published in   The Druids were a sect of influential people that are revered in Irish Mythology and appear in all the four cycles of Irish Mythology and appear beside the most famous of our legendry characters and wondrous tales of heroes and villains, such as the legend of Deidre of the Sorrows and Finn MacComhall and the Fainna.

    The Tain: The Great Celtic Epic — Liam MacUistin. Druids, Gods & Heroes from Celtic Mythology (World Mythology Series) — Anne Ross. Shape-Shifter, The Naming of Pangur Ban: Book One (The Pangur Ban Celtic Fantasies) — Fay Sampson. Pangur Ban the White Cat: Book Two (The Pangur Ban Celtic Fantasies) — Fay Sampson. Celtic Religion: Druids And Divinities Until the mid-nineteenth century many scholars tended to view the heroes and gods of Celtic mythology as actual historical figures whose activities had.

    8 See for instance B. Graziosi’s recent The Gods of Olympus: A History (London, ), 1– 9 A condensed list of standard works would include M.- L. Sjoestedt, Gods and Heroes of the Celts (London, ); P. Mac Cana, Celtic Mythology (London, ); M. (Aldhouse-)File Size: 2MB.   The Paperback of the Druids, Gods and Heroes from Celtic Mythology by Anne Ross, John Sibbick, Roger Garland | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on. The strength of the book is that it gives very complete coverage of the subject. Detailed background information is given, as well as brief, terse retellings of a number of the myths. But the Author: Anne Ross.


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