New PDF release: Celtic Myth and Religion: A Study of Traditional Belief,

By Sharon Paice MacLeod

This ebook presents a complete evaluation of Celtic mythology and faith, encompassing quite a few points of formality and trust. themes contain the presence of the Celtic Otherworld and its population, cosmology and sacred cycles, knowledge texts, mythological symbolism, folklore and legends, and an appreciation of the flora and fauna. proof is drawn from the archaeology of sacred websites, ethnographic bills of the traditional Celts and their ideals, medieval manuscripts, poetic and visionary literature, and early glossy bills of people healers and seers. New translations of poems, prayers, inscriptions and songs from the early interval (Gaulish, previous Irish and heart Welsh) in addition to the folklore culture (Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Cornish, Breton and Manx) supplement the textual content. details of this type hasn't ever sooner than been gathered as a compendium of the indigenous knowledge of the Celtic-speaking peoples, whose traditions have continued in quite a few types for nearly 3 thousand years.

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