The Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

The Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

by Miranda Aldhouse-Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780500252093
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 01/13/2015
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 394,618
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Miranda Aldhouse-Green is Professor of Archaeology at Cardiff University. She has published widely on the Celts, including for Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend, Exploring the World of the Druids, and The Celtic Myths.

Table of Contents

Prelude: The Celtic World: Space, Time and Evidence 10

1 Word of Mouth: Making Myths 15

2 The Myth-Spinners 38

3 A Plethora of Irish Spirits 58

4 Enchanted Wales: A Magical Land 77

5 The Champion's Portion: Mythical Heroes 98

6 Enchanting Animals and Edgy Beings 116

7 Dangerous Liaisons: Monstrous Regiments of Women 138

8 Land and Water: A Seethe of Spirits 156

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Celtic Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
747wayneb- More than 1 year ago
Very good overview to the Celtic myths. Excellent introductory book.