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By Robin Melrose

The Druids and the Arthurian legends are all such a lot folks learn about early Britain, from the Neolithic to the Iron Age (4500 BC–AD 43). Drawing on archaeological discoveries and medieval Welsh texts just like the Mabinogion, this publication explores the non secular ideals of the traditional Britons sooner than the arriving of Christianity, starting with the megaliths—structures like Stonehenge—and the position they performed in prehistoric astronomy.
issues contain the mysterious Beaker humans of the Early Bronze Age, Iron Age proof of the Druids, the Roman interval and the darkish a long time. the writer discusses the myths of King Arthur and what they let us know approximately paganism, in addition to what early church buildings and monasteries show concerning the enigmatic Druids.

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