Celtic Myth and Religion

Celtic Myth and Religion : A Study of Traditional Belief, with Newly Translated Prayers, Poems and Songs

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"Here is a comprehensive overview of Celtic mythology and religion, encompassing numerous aspects of ritual and belief. It contains new translations of poems, prayers, inscriptions and songs from the early period (Gaulish, Old Irish and Middle Welsh) as well as the folklore tradition (Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Cornish, Breton and Manx)"--Provided by publisher.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 243 pages
  • 175.26 x 251.46 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
  • McFarland & Co Inc
  • Jefferson, NC, United States
  • English
  • 0786464763
  • 9780786464760
  • 512,316

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"this well-organized, readable book unites a widely scattered body of primary information on the myths, ritual practices, songs, cosmology, poetry, folklore, and symbolism created within and shared among the Celtic cultures of western Europe...a good general volume on Celtic myth and religion. Recommended"--Choice; "excellent"--Witches and Pagans; "well researched and richly diverse scholarly study"--Story Circle Book Reviews.show more

About Sharon Paice MacLeod

Sharon Paice MacLeod is a professional scholar, teacher and musician, and trained in Celtic Studies through Harvard University. She has taught at the university level, and published and presented academic work in North America and Europe. Her areas of expertise include Celtic and early European religious practices, indigenous studies, shamanism, and women's roles in Celtic and other northern European cultures.show more
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