Celtic Mythology: The Nature and Influence of Celtic Myth by Ward Rutherford PDF

By Ward Rutherford

ISBN-10: 1578635861

ISBN-13: 9781578635863

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:

  1. 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.
  2. The contents of Celtic myths and the variations and similarities among their manifestation in Britain and Ireland.
  3. The topography of the supernatural international of Celtic fantasy, together with dialogue of Druidism, Shamanism, and the which means of Celtic myths.
  4. 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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