Celtic Mythology

Celtic Mythology

by Catherine Bernard



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Celtic Mythology by Catherine Bernard

The Celts were one of the great founding cultures of European civilization. Their origins can be traced back to the second millennium B.C. The Celts' original homeland was near the Rhine, Rhone, and Danube Rivers, in what is now Germany. By the first millennium B.C., however, the Celts began a massive expansion across Europe ... and their traditional stories reflect their movements. In Celtic Mythology, author Catherine Bernard has collected some of the most important myths of the Celtic world and presents them with an authentic appreciation for their unique characters, landscapes, and philosophies. Illustrations and expert commentary are included to promote further understanding of this distinctive group.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766022041
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Series: Mythology Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Celtic Names and Places5
Preface and Map7
1The Coming of the Tuatha De Danaan14
2The Milesian Invasion27
3Cuchulainn and Emer36
5Gwydion and Aranrhod60
6Pwyll, Head of Hades73
7Culhwch and Olwen85
Chapter Notes99
Further Reading and Internet Addresses102

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