Celtic Mythology: Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Celtic Mythology: Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

by Philip Freeman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190460471
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2017
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 213,456
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Philip Freeman graduated with a BA in Classics from the University of Texas and earned the first joint Ph.D. in Classics and Celtic Studies at Harvard University. He has been a college professor for twenty years teaching classical and Celtic mythology. He is the author of eighteen books and currently hold the Orlando W. Qualley Chair in Classics at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Who were the Celts?
Pronunciation Guide
Chapter One: The Earliest Celtic Gods
Chapter Two: The Book of Invasions
Chapter Three: The Wooing of Étaín
Chapter Four: Cú Chulainn and the Táin Bó Cuailnge
Chapter Five: Tales from the Ulster Cycle
Chapter Six: Stories of the Irish Otherworld
Chapter Seven: Finn the Outlaw
Chapter Eight: Welsh Mythology-The Mabinogi
Chapter Nine: Welsh Stories and Sagas
Chapter Ten: Christian Mythology

Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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