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Celtic Myths A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

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ISBN-10: 0500252092

ISBN-13: 9780500252093

Edition: 2015

Authors: Miranda Aldhouse-Green, Miranda J. Green

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From gods, heroes, and monsters to Druids, sorcerers, and talking animals, Celtic Myths explores every aspect of Irish and Welsh myths in this appealing and authoritative guide. Besides vividly retelling the tales, Miranda Aldhouse-Green brings her expertise in the archaeology of the Iron Age and particularly shamanism to bear on the mythical world she describes, with evidence as diverse as the Gundestrup Cauldron and the famous bog bodies.Starting with a discussion of how myths are transmitted and by whom, Aldhouse-Green continues with an account of Irish and Welsh myths, their key actors and motifs, and themes such as heroes, animals, women, environment, and the Otherworld. The book…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 1/13/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 5.35" wide x 7.99" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Miranda Aldhouse-Green is professor of archaeology at Cardiff University in Wales. She is the author of The World of the Druids and Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend.