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dictionary of Celtic mythology

James MacKillop

dictionary of Celtic mythology

by James MacKillop

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Published by Oxford Universtiy Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology, Celtic -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOxford dictionary of Celtic mythology, Celtic mythology
    StatementJames MacKillop.
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL900 .M445 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 456 p. ;
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18273839M
    ISBN 100198609671
    LC Control Number2005272789

    Sep 01,  · A survey of the one of the world's richest mythological traditions. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, saga, legend, and folklore from both ancient and modern traditions, in 4, entries ranging from brief definitions to short essays/5(). Jul 13,  · Celtic Mythology is a foundation stone supporting, along with the language, music and dance, our collective Celtic identity. “The Oxford “Dictionary of Celtic Mythology” by Dr. James MacKillop can be considered one of our primary reference texts. The author is a former Professor of English at Syracuse University, former visiting Fellow in Celtic Languages at Harvard University.

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It covers the persons, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, in all its ancient and modern traditions, in entries ranging from brief definitions to extended essays on major tale cycles/5. May 28,  · For such a small volume, the DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTHOLOGY by Peter Beresford Ellis is incredibly thorough and an excellent starting point for further research into topics of Celtic mythology, sagas, and tales.

Here's a random entry from a page I have bookmarked (so you can get a feel for the book): Scenmed. [I] Sister of Forgall Manach/5. Buy a cheap copy of Dictionary of Celtic Mythology (Oxford book by Peter Berresford Ellis. The Celts were one of the great founding civilizations of Europe and the first North European people to emerge into recorded history, producing a vibrant labyrinth Free shipping over $Cited by: 6.

A comprehensive and accessible survey of the whole of Celtic mythology, legend, saga, and folklore. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, from both ancient and modern traditions, in 4, entries ranging from brief definitions to short essays.

An easy-to-read handbook, The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology presents a fascinating window to centuries of rich oral and written tradtion from the mists of Europe's origins. Oxford Paperback Reference: Dictionary of Celtic Mythology (Paperback)3/5(1).

A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology is a comprehensive and accessible survey of one of the world's richest mythological traditions. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, saga, legend, and folklore from both ancient pagan origins, and modern traditions.

Celtic mythology is the mythology of Celtic polytheism, the religion of the Iron Age Celts. Like other Iron Age Europeans, the early Celts maintained a polytheistic mythology and religious structure.

For Celts in close contact with Ancient Rome, such as the Gauls and Celtiberians, their mythology did not survive the Roman Empire, their subsequent conversion to Christianity and the loss of. Jan 11,  · A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology is a comprehensive and accessible survey of one of the world's richest mythological traditions.

It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, saga, legend, and folklore from both ancient pagan origins, and modern traditions.4/5(3). Jun 23,  · The first A-Z reference of its kind, Dictionary of Celtic Mythology is fascinating and accessible guide to the gods and goddesses, the heroes and heroines, the magical weapons, fabulous beasts, and otherworld entities that populate the myths of this rich European culture/5(65).

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A DICTIONARY OF CELTIC MYTHOLOGY (GUIDES S.) by PETER BERESFORD ELLIS and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at virtuosobs.com VI The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore Celtic women helped their men in battle.

Was this an observed fact, or a way of showing the Celts to be more barbaric than the Romans, who left their wives at home when they invaded. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Book Title:Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Predated only by Greek and Roman legend by virtue of the fact that the Celtic languages were not written until the early Christian era, Celtic mythology developed from a far earlier oral tradition, which preserves voices from the dawn of European civilization.

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I absolutely love it. This is a very helpful book even for those of us who know pretty much nothing about Celtic mythology, not only because of the actual dictionary but also because the author gives us a bit of historical context on the introduction. I definitely recommend this book 4/5(3).

For example, Peter Ellis' Dictionary of Celtic Mythology [RBB Ag 92] and its companion volume, Dictionary of Irish Mythology [RBB N 1 89], were designed for lay readers and therefore have far fewer, and generally less-detailed, virtuosobs.coms: 8.

(PUBOxford)In softcover. ''A very good introduction. Entries are thorough and well written. An excellent selected bibliography rounds out this interesting reference,''Booklist. Legends of King Arthur and the round table, Tristan and Iseult, Cuchulainn, Deirdre of the Sorrows pages, softcover.

Dictionary of Celtic Mythology () by Peter Berresford EllisFormat: Paperback. Celtic Mythology Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Philip Freeman. Brings together numerous enthralling stories from Celtic mythology into one volume for the first time; Written by a leading scholar of Celtic mythology and history.

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