Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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Ornate gold openwork on a Schwazenbrach Celtic decorative bowl. THE CELTS
IN HISTORY CELTIC ROOTS LIE in the Hallstatt Culture which extended across
Central Europe between the thirteenth and fifth centuries BCE. It is named after ...
Culhwch and Olwen is the earliest, fully- fledged Arthurian tale in a Celtic
language and the tenth-century Welsh poem, 'The Spoils of Annwn', is a
prototype for the Grail quest. Arthurian tales became popular in Irish literature
because of the ...
Its location on the sea routes between Europe, Africa and Asia has ensured
contact with many great civilisations, and it had a highly developed culture as
early as the fifth century BCE. Apart from a small aboriginal group, the majority of
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review