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The Resource Celtic myths : a guide to the ancient gods and legends, Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Celtic myths : a guide to the ancient gods and legends, Miranda Aldhouse-Green

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Celtic myths : a guide to the ancient gods and legends
Title
Celtic myths
Title remainder
a guide to the ancient gods and legends
Statement of responsibility
Miranda Aldhouse-Green
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Language
eng
Summary
The perfect introduction for the modern reader to the world of Celtic myth and legend. From gods, heroes, and monsters to Druids, sorcerers, and talking animals, Celtic Myths explores every aspect of Irish and Welsh myths in this appealing and authoritative guide. Besides vividly retelling the tales, Miranda Aldhouse-Green brings her expertise in the archaeology of the Iron Age and particularly shamanism to bear on the mythical world she describes, with evidence as diverse as the Gundestrup Cauldron and the famous bog bodies
Summary
Provides a guide to the world of celtic mythology, introducing supernatural characters and key motifs while discussing how and by whom the legends have been transmitted throughout history
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10406515
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Aldhouse-Green, Miranda
Dewey number
398.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Celts
  • Mythology, Celtic
  • Gods, Celtic
Target audience
adult
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a guide to the ancient gods and legends
Label
Celtic myths : a guide to the ancient gods and legends, Miranda Aldhouse-Green
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1.Word of Mouth: Making Myths -- 2.The Myth-Spinners -- 3.A Plethora of Irish Spirits -- 4.Enchanted Wales: A Magical Land -- 5.The Champion's Portion: Mythical Heroes -- 6.Enchanting Animals and Edgy Beings -- 7.Dangerous Liaisons: Monstrous Regiments of Women
Control code
000054055707
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
207 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780500252093
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881207912
Label
Celtic myths : a guide to the ancient gods and legends, Miranda Aldhouse-Green
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1.Word of Mouth: Making Myths -- 2.The Myth-Spinners -- 3.A Plethora of Irish Spirits -- 4.Enchanted Wales: A Magical Land -- 5.The Champion's Portion: Mythical Heroes -- 6.Enchanting Animals and Edgy Beings -- 7.Dangerous Liaisons: Monstrous Regiments of Women
Control code
000054055707
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
207 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780500252093
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881207912

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