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The World of the Druids

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Synopsis:

Were the Druids barbaric head-hunters involved in human sacrifice? Or were they wise and benevolent healers who could interpret omens and predict the future? This account covers all aspects of history surrounding the Druids, from archaeological evidence to early Welsh and Irish myths.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-185) and index.

Table of Contents

Finding the Druids — The Celts and the supernatural — The Druids in classical literature — Digging up Druids — Sarcrifice and prophecy — The female Druids — Sacred places and their priests — Druids in Irish myth — Druids resurrected — Druids today — Directory of modern Druid organizations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500050835
Author:
Green, Miranda
Publisher:
Irish Books & Media
Author:
Aldhouse-Green, Miranda
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Celts
Subject:
Druids and druidism
Subject:
Spirituality - Celtic
Subject:
Europe Religion.
Subject:
New Age x
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
June 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.87x7.69x.87 in. 1.98 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Archaeology » Europe
History and Social Science » Europe » Ireland » General
History and Social Science » World History » European History General
History and Social Science » World History » Ireland
Humanities » Mythology » Celtic

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