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The Gods of the Celts (Archaeology)

by Miranda J. Aldhouse-Green

  • 224 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Sutton Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology,
  • Ancient Archaeology,
  • Ancient Religions,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8311167M
    ISBN 100862992923
    ISBN 109780862992927

      The Ancient Celts is an archeology book. In case you want to get a grasp of the ancient celtic world this book is an interesting option. Let not the genre put you off, this book can be read by people with no other experience on archeology books.4/5.   In this book, for the first time, Philip Freeman brings together the best stories of Celtic mythology. Everyone today knows about the gods and heroes of the ancient Greeks, such as Zeus, Hera, and Hercules, but how many people have heard of the Gaulish god Lugus or the magical Welsh queen Rhiannon or the great Irish warrior C Chulainn?Brand: Oxford University Press.

      The Gods of the Celts by Miranda Green, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().   Many of the deities from Celtic mythology were influenced by the pantheons of other groups that invaded the British Isles. The Celts didn't leave us any information about their gods and goddesses, so much of what we know is from the writings of Julius Caesar and his contemporaries, as well as Christian monks who came along later.

    Simon Young is the author of four books and his writing has appeared in History Today, the Spectator, and the Guardian. He combines a commitment to serious history, especially that of the medieval Celts, with a desire to communicate Dark Age history to the general public. He lives in . Book Review: Gods and Heroes of the Celts What makes Marie-Louise Sjoestedt’s take on a culture’s mythology different from pretty much any other book of its type that I’ve read is that it isn’t a retelling of myths or a list of gods and what they were good at. It is an exploration of the religious philosophy of Irish Celts.


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Do not expect a long list of celtic Deities in "the Gods of the Celts" by Miranda Green. In stead, this book gives an overview of the important archeological finds which give us hints about the religious lives of the celts.

A well researched book, at times a bit dry and including a bonus chapter about celtic art/5. Gods of the Celts and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. The Gods of the Celts (Illustrated History Paperback Series) Paperback – Ap by Miranda Green (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings/5(4).

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In this book, for the first time, Philip Freeman brings together the best stories of Celtic mythology. Everyone today knows about the gods and heroes of the ancient Greeks, such as Zeus, Hera, and Hercules, but how many people have heard of the Gaulish god Lugus or the magical Welsh queen Rhiannon or the great Irish warrior Cú Chulainn.

First, this it introduces the Celts and the evidence they have left behind, and places them in their geographical and chronological context. It then covers the various cults of the sun and the sky; the mother-goddesses and fertility; war, death and the underworld; water gods and healers; animals and animism; and symbolism and imagery.

Noted French scholar and linguist discusses the gods of the continental Celts, the beginnings of mythology in Ireland, heroes, and the two main categories of Irish deities: mother-goddesses local, rural spirits of fertility or of war and chieftain-gods: national deities who are magicians, nurturers, craftsmen, and protectors of the people/5.

The Druid priests of the Celts did not write down the stories of their gods and goddesses but instead transmitted them orally, so our knowledge of the early Celtic deities is limited.

Romans of the first century BCE recorded the Celtic myths and then later, after the introduction of Christianity to the British Isles, the Irish monks of the 6th. The Celtic gods The locus classicus for the Celtic gods of Gaul is the passage in Caesar’s Commentarii de bello Gallico (52–51 bc ; The Gallic War) in which he names five of them together with their functions.

Mercury was the most honoured of all the gods and many images of him were to be found. The gods of the Celts. [Miranda J Green] -- This book examines the Celts and their religion, covering all aspects of the gods, ritual customs, cult-objects and. The Gods of the Celts (Illustrated History Paperback Series) Author.

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[Miranda J Aldhouse-Green] -- This study covers all the gods, ritual customs and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples from about BC to ADextending from Ireland to Austria. This sourcebook on the Celts and their religions covers all aspects of the gods, ritual customs, cult-objects and sacred places.

It introduces the Celts, describes the geographical and chronological scope of the book and examines the nature of the evidence.

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Find more information about: ISBN: This book, which appears for the first time on the Internet atis one of the best scholarly treatments of the ancient Celtic religion. Written early in the 20th Century, Religion of the Ancient Celts includes extensive treatment of that perennially fascinating subject, the Druids.

This is a fascinating book about the Celts and their religion, which covers all aspects of the gods, ritual customers, cult-objects and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples. The first chapter introduces the Celts and the evidence they have left behind, and places them in their geographical and chronological context.

The Gods of the Celts. This is a fascinating book about the Celts and their religion, which covers all aspects of the gods, ritual customers, cult-objects and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples.

The first chapter introduces the Celts and the evidence they have left behind, and places them in their geographical and chronological context. This is a fascinating book about the Celts and their religion, which covers all aspects of the gods, ritual customs, cult-objects and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples.

The first chapter introduces the Celts and the evidence they have left behind, and places them in their geographical and chronological context/5(8). The gods of the Celts by Aldhouse-Green, Miranda J. (Miranda Jane) Publication date Topics Archaeology, Ancient Archaeology, Ancient Religions, Religion, Druids and Druidism -- History Publisher Gloucester Sutton Internet Archive Books.

Canadian : Celtic religion, religious beliefs and practices of the ancient Celts. The Celts, an ancient Indo-European people, reached the apogee of their influence and territorial expansion during the 4th century bc, extending across the length of Europe from Britain to .