By Ward Rutherford
This is a full of life and soaking up account of the realm of Celtic fable and the position it has performed within the improvement of western tradition. incorporated right here are:
- The international of the Celts, together with an historic review from their emergence as an identifiable humans round a thousand B.C. additionally incorporated is an exploration in their social structure.
- The contents of Celtic myths and the variations and similarities among their manifestation in Britain and Ireland.
- The topography of the supernatural international of Celtic fantasy, together with dialogue of Druidism, Shamanism, and the which means of Celtic myths.
- The impression of Celtic fantasy in English literature from Arthurian legend to the Grail legends.
This hugely literate, energetic, and soaking up exploration of 1 of the jewels of eu cultural background demonstrates how deeply Celtic mythology has develop into embedded in Western recognition. it's for someone attracted to historical past, mythology, spirituality, and culture.
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Celtic Mythology: The Nature and Influence of Celtic Myth from Druidism to Arthurian Legend (Mind, Body, Knowledge) by Ward Rutherford