Celtic Myth and Legend: From King Arthur and the Round Table to the Gaelic Gods and the Giants They Battled... The Celebrated Comprehensive Treasury of Celtic Mythology, Legend, and Poetryby Charles Squire
Celtic Myth and Legend is one of the most comprehensive studies of Celtic myth, legend, and poetry ever written. This celebrated, classic compendium is now in a new edition, complete with a modern introduction by Sirona Knight. It sets the ancient tales of gods and heroes in the context of the burgeoning interest among spiritual seekers of all persuasions in the ancient Celtic mythical and legendary traditions.
Included within Celtic Myth and Legend are stories of all the chief characters of Celtic myth:
-The Gaelic gods and the giants they battled.
-The "Champions of the Red Branch" of Ulster.
-Heroes of the great "Irish Iliad."
-Finn and the Fenians.
-The gods and heroes of the ancient Britons.
-The emergence of King Arthur and his great deeds, along with his Knights of the Round Table.
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Although biased by 19th Century perceptions, this is an excellent book for students of Celtic culture. If you have an interest in the Celts, this should be in your library.