The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore

The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore

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by Patricia Monaghan
     
 

Containing approximately 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries, this reference explores the mythology and folklore of the people of the Celtic lands, including Ireland, Scotland, Celtic Britain, Wales, Brittany, and central France and Galicia. With an emphasis on the original sources of myths and traditions, the cross-referenced entries cover mythic and heroic figures… See more details below

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Containing approximately 1,000 alphabetically arranged entries, this reference explores the mythology and folklore of the people of the Celtic lands, including Ireland, Scotland, Celtic Britain, Wales, Brittany, and central France and Galicia. With an emphasis on the original sources of myths and traditions, the cross-referenced entries cover mythic and heroic figures, narrative and epic cycles, themes and concepts, and sacred and historical places. Monaghan (mythology and literature, DePaul U., Chicago) provides an overview of Celtic history, language, society, and religion in the introduction. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816045242
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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