The Religion Of The Ancient Celts [NOOK Book]

The Religion Of The Ancient Celts

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CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE

I. INTRODUCTORY 1
II. THE CELTIC PEOPLE 8
III. THE GODS OF GAUL AND THE CONTINENTAL CELTS 22
IV. THE IRISH MYTHOLOGICAL CYCLE 49
V. THE TUATHA DÉ DANANN 63
VI. THE GODS OF THE BRYTHONS 95
VII. THE CÚCHULAINN CYCLE 127
VIII. THE FIONN SAGA 142
IX. GODS AND MEN 158
X. THE CULT OF THE DEAD 165
XI. PRIMITIVE NATURE WORSHIP 171
XII. RIVER AND WELL WORSHIP 181
XIII. TREE AND PLANT WORSHIP 198
XIV. ANIMAL WORSHIP 208
XV. COSMOGONY 227
XVI. SACRIFICE, PRAYER, AND DIVINATION 233
XVII. TABU 252
XVIII. FESTIVALS 256
XIX. ACCESSORIES OF CULT 279
XX. THE DRUIDS 293
XXI. MAGIC 319
XXII. THE STATE OF THE DEAD 333
XXIII. REBIRTH AND TRANSMIGRATION 348
XXIV. ELYSIUM 362



LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE NOTES THROUGHOUT THIS WORK

(_This list is not a Bibliography._)

BRAND: Rev. J. Brand, _Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great
Britain._ 3 vols. 1870.

BLANCHET: A. Blanchet, _Traité des monnaies gauloises._ 2 vols. Paris,
1905.

BERTRAND: A. Bertrand, _Religion des gaulois._ Paris, 1897.

CAMPBELL, _WHT_: J.F. Campbell, _Popular Tales of the West Highlands._ 4
vols. Edinburgh, 1890.

CAMPBELL _LF_: J.F. Campbell, _Leabhar na Feinne._ London, 1872.

CAMPBELL, _Superstitions_: J.G. Campbell, _Superstitions of the
Highlands and Islands of Scotland._ 1900.

CAMPBELL, _Witchcraft_: J.G. Campbell, _Witchcraft and Second Sight in
the Highlands and Islands of Scotland._ 1902.

CORMAC: _Cormac's Glossary._ Tr. by J. O'Donovan. Ed. by W. Stokes.
Calcutta, 1868.

COURCELLE--SENEUIL.: J.L. Courcelle-Seneuil, _Les dieux gaulois d'après
les monuments figurés._ Paris, 1910.

_CIL_: _Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum._ Berlin, 1863 f.

_CM_: _Celtic Magazine._ Inverness, 1875 f.

CURTIN, _HTI_: J. Curtin, _Hero Tales of Ireland._ 1894.

CURTIN, _Tales_: J. Curtin, _Tales of the Fairies and Ghost World._
1895.

DALZELL: Sir J.G. Dalzell, _Darker Superstitions of Scotland._ 1835.

D'ARBOIS: H. D'Arbois de Jubainville, _Cours de litterature celtique._
12 vols. Paris, 1883-1902.

D'ARBOIS _Les Celtes_: H. D'Arbois de Jubainville, _Les Celtes._ Paris,
1904.

D'ARBOIS _Les Druides_: H. D'Arbois de Jubainville, _Les Druides et les
dieux celtiques à formes d'animaux._ Paris, 1906.

D'ARBOIS _PH_: H. D'Arbois de Jubainville, _Les premiers habitants de
l'Europe._ 2 vols. Paris, 1889-1894.

DOM MARTIN: Dom Martin, _Le religion des gaulois._ 2 vols. Paris, 1727.

DOTTIN: G. Dottin, _Manuel pour servir a l'étude de l'antiquité
celtique._ Paris, 1906.

ELTON: C.I. Elton, _Origins of English History._ London, 1890.

FRAZER, _GB_{2}: J.G. Frazer, _Golden Bough_{2}. 3 vols. 1900.

GUEST: Lady Guest, _The Mabinogion._ 3 vols. Llandovery, 1849.

HAZLITT: W.C. Hazlitt, _Faiths and Folk-lore: A Dictionary of National
Beliefs, Superstitions, and Popular Customs._ 2 vols. 1905.

HOLDER: A. Holder, _Altceltischer Sprachschatz._ 3 vols. Leipzig, 1891
f.

HULL: Miss E. Hull, _The Cuchullin Saga._ London, 1898.

_IT_: See Windisch-Stokes.
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