Celtic Gods and Heroes

Celtic Gods and Heroes

by Marie-Louise Sjoestedt

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Celtic Gods and Heroes by Marie-Louise Sjoestedt

Noted French scholar and linguist discusses the gods of the continental Celts, the beginnings of mythology in Ireland, heroes, and the two main categories of Irish deities: mother-goddesses — local, rural spirits of fertility or of war — and chieftain-gods: national deities who are magicians, nurturers, craftsmen, and protectors of the people.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486414416
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 09/18/2000
Series: Celtic, Irish
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 336,712
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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