Celtic Mythology: History of Celts, Religion, Archeological Finds, Legends & Myths

J. A. MacCulloch and Others
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This meticulously edited collection present the mythology, religion, history and the legacy of Celts.

Contents:

Introduction:

Earliest References

Golden Age of the Celts

Alliances with the Greeks

The Era of Alexander the Great

The Sack of Rome

Celtic Place-names in Europe

Early Celtic Art

Celts and Germans

Downfall of the Celtic Empire

Unique Historical Position of Ireland

The Celtic Character

Cæsar's Account

Strabo on the Celts

Polybius

Diodorus

Ammianus Marcellinus

What Europe Owes to the Celt

Religion:

The Religion of the Celts

The Gods of Gaul and the Continental Celts

The Irish Mythological Cycle

The Tuatha dé Danann

The Gods of the Brythons

The Cúchulainn Cycle

The Fionn Saga

Gods and Men

The Cult of the Dead

Primitive Nature Worship

River and Well Worship

Tree and Plant Worship

Animal Worship

Cosmogony

Sacrifice, Prayer, and Divination

Tabu

Festivals

Accessories of Cult

The Druids

Magic

The State of the Dead

Rebirth and Transmigration

Elysium

The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries

Myths:

Mythic Powers of the Gods

Myths of Origins

The Irish Invasion Myths

The Early Milesian Kings

Tales of the Ultonian Cycle

Tales of the Ossianic Cycle

The Voyage of Maeldūn

Myths and Tales of the Cymry

The Mabinogion

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2020
December 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1,320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Musaicum Books
SELLER
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
SIZE
4.9
MB

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