Animals in Celtic Life and Myth
By (author) Miranda J. Green
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Animals in Celtic Life and Myth by Miranda J. Green
Book DescriptionAnimals played a crucial role in many aspects of Celtic life: in the economy, hunting, warfare, art, literature and religion. Such was their importance to this society, that an intimate relationship between humans and animals developed, in which the Celts believed many animals to have divine powers. In Animals in Celtic Life and Myth, Miranda Green draws on evidence from early Celtic documents, archaeology and iconography to consider the manner in which animals formed the basis of elaborate rituals and beliefs. She reveals that animals were endowed with an extremely high status, considered by the Celts as worthy of respect and admiration.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415185882
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Miranda J. Green
Exploring the World of the Druids, Paperback (September 2005)
In this authoritative account, Miranda Green sifts through archaeological evidence, Classical commentaries and early Welsh and Irish myths to unravel the rich and fascinating truth about the Druids and their legacy.
Concept of the Goddess, Paperback (November 1998)
This volume is an up-to-date, highly readable study of the female aspects of religion both in past and present mythologies. It explores the function and nature of goddesses and their cults in many cultures.
Dictionary of Celtic Myth and Legend, Paperback (September 1997)
This dictionary contains entries on aspects of Celtic myth, religion and folklore in Britain and Europe between 500 BC and AD 400. Archaeological research, classical writers and earliest recorded oral traditions provide the reader with an overview of Celtic Lore.
Celtic World, Paperback (April 1996)» View all books by Miranda J. Green
An exceptionally detailed and comprehensive study of the Celts, drawing together material from all over pagan Celtic Europe, and including contributions from US, European and British scholars.
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