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Pagan Celtic Britain
     

Pagan Celtic Britain

by Anne Ross
 

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Although some aspects of pre-Roman and pre-Christian beliefs remain shrouded in mystery, the author of this comprehensive, profusely illustrated volume contends that neither the Roman invasion of Britain nor the coming of Christianity eliminated pagan religious practice. Dr. Anne Ross writes from wide experience of living in Celtic-speaking communities where she

Overview


Although some aspects of pre-Roman and pre-Christian beliefs remain shrouded in mystery, the author of this comprehensive, profusely illustrated volume contends that neither the Roman invasion of Britain nor the coming of Christianity eliminated pagan religious practice. Dr. Anne Ross writes from wide experience of living in Celtic-speaking communities where she has traced vernacular tradition. She employs archaeological and anthropoligical evidence, as well as folklore, to provide broad insight into the early Celtic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897334358
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author


Having made her academic reputation with her seminal work Pagan Celtic Britain, Anne Ross has also published on the folklore of the Scottish Highlands and of Wales.

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