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The Celts: Life, Myth and Art

The Celts: Life, Myth and Art

by Juliette Wood
     
 

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This book showcases the art of the Celts in all its glory, from exquisite gold jewelry to spectacular decorated weapons of war.

 

Presents a superb pictorial record of the Celts, with specially commissioned artworks and over 100 magnificent photographs, all in full color

Illustrates the splendor of Celtic manuscript illumination and the

Overview

This book showcases the art of the Celts in all its glory, from exquisite gold jewelry to spectacular decorated weapons of war.

 

Presents a superb pictorial record of the Celts, with specially commissioned artworks and over 100 magnificent photographs, all in full color

Illustrates the splendor of Celtic manuscript illumination and the astonishing intricacy of knotwork and other patterning

Reveals, with detailed commentary, the broad repertoire of Celtic symbols and motifs—from solar spirals to the salmon of prophecy

Provides a fascinating and authoritative text to accompany the rich treasury of images

Moves deftly from theme to theme to present a fresh appraisal of the cultural legacy of the Celts

Sets the art of the Celts against the broader background of Celtic wisdom, spirituality, and mythology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435153127
Publisher:
Baird, Duncan Publishers
Publication date:
02/24/2014
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Juliette Wood, PhD, is Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Welsh at the University of Wales, College of Cardiff, and part-time Tutor in the Extramural Department at the University of Reading. She has taught and lectured widely on Celtic tradition and folklore and was made President of the Folklore Society in 1996. Her many publications include The Celtic Book of Living and Dying.

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