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DECAPITATION THE CELTS BELIEVED that the soul resides in the head. They
decapitated their war victims as an act of triumph and kept the heads as trophies
or offered them up to the gods in temples. Decapitation is a prominent feature in ...
TRISTAN AND ISEULT H THE SACRED HEAD CELTIC MYTHOLOGY is full of
stories in which giants and enemies are beheaded or heroes are challenged to
decapitation contests. We know, too, that the Celts were head-hunters; they kept
THE SACRED LANDSCAPE THE WALRUS AND THE HARPOON HEAD THERE
WAS ONCE a man who made a beautiful harpoon head. The first time he went
out hunting with it he spotted a walrus on an ice floe. He paddled his kayak very ...
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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
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