The Religion of the Ancient Celts [NOOK Book]

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Comprehensive study from 1911. "The scientific study of ancient Celtic religion is a thing of recent growth. As a result of the paucity of materials for such a study, earlier writers indulged in the wildest speculative flights and connected the religion with the distant East, or saw in it the remains of a monotheistic faith or a series of esoteric doctrines veiled under polytheistic cults."
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Overview

Comprehensive study from 1911. "The scientific study of ancient Celtic religion is a thing of recent growth. As a result of the paucity of materials for such a study, earlier writers indulged in the wildest speculative flights and connected the religion with the distant East, or saw in it the remains of a monotheistic faith or a series of esoteric doctrines veiled under polytheistic cults."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783655138106
  • Publisher: MVB E-Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Sold by: MVB Marketing
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 719 KB

Table of Contents

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 De Danann 63
VI. The Gods of the Brythons 95
VII. The Cuchulainn 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
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