Pagan Celtic Britain

Pagan Celtic Britain

by Anne Ross ROSS
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Although some aspects of pre-Roman and pre-Christian beliefs remain shrouded in mystery, the author of this comprehensive, profusely illustrated volume contends that neither the Roman invasion of Britain nor the coming of Christianity eliminated pagan religious practice. Dr. Anne Ross writes from wide experience of living in Celtic-speaking communities where she

Overview

Although some aspects of pre-Roman and pre-Christian beliefs remain shrouded in mystery, the author of this comprehensive, profusely illustrated volume contends that neither the Roman invasion of Britain nor the coming of Christianity eliminated pagan religious practice. Dr. Anne Ross writes from wide experience of living in Celtic-speaking communities where she has traced vernacular tradition. She employs archaeological and anthropoligical evidence, as well as folklore, to provide broad insight into the early Celtic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897334358
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Having made her academic reputation with her seminal work Pagan Celtic Britain, Anne Ross has also published on the folklore of the Scottish Highlands and of Wales.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >