The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore
by Patricia Monaghan


Overview - This book helps you discover the rich world of Celtic mythology and folklore. Celtic peoples were talented storytellers, and their stories provide a rich, panoramic view of Celtic culture.The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore is a fascinating reference to the myths and folklore originating from the people of the Celtic lands - Ireland, Scotland, Celtic Britain, Wales, Brittany and central France, Galicia, and the smaller islands where the Celts lived.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This book helps you discover the rich world of Celtic mythology and folklore. Celtic peoples were talented storytellers, and their stories provide a rich, panoramic view of Celtic culture.The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore is a fascinating reference to the myths and folklore originating from the people of the Celtic lands - Ireland, Scotland, Celtic Britain, Wales, Brittany and central France, Galicia, and the smaller islands where the Celts lived. This accessible book offers a broad overview of the elements that make up Celtic mythology and folklore, including figures, deities, events, stories, and places. Concise A-to-Z entries provide brief descriptions of the subjects, emphasizing the original sources of myths and traditions and including bibliographic references.It has approximately 1,000 entries covering: Heroic figures; Historical places; Mythic figures; Narrative and epic cycles; Sacred places and objects; Themes and religious concepts; Theories and controversies; and more.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780816075560
  • ISBN-10: 0816075565
  • Publisher: Checkmark Books
  • Publish Date: March 2008
  • Page Count: 512
  • Dimensions: 9.14 x 7.31 x 0.99 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.95 pounds

Series: Facts on File Library of Religion and Mythology

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