Gods of the Celts by Miranda Green
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Gods of the Celts
By Miranda Green

The Gods of the Celts

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Gods of the Celts by Miranda Green

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' - an excellent detailed survey by one of our leading authorities on Celtic religion - an important contribution.' The Antiquaries' Journal The presence of gods was felt in every corner of the Celtic world, and influenced all areas of life in Celtic society. This fascinating book delves into these corners to examine all aspects of the gods, ritual customs, cult objects and sacred places of the ancient Celtic peoples. Miranda Green introduces the Celts and the evidence that they left behind, placing them in their geographical and chronological context, and continues on to look at Celtic cults of the sun and sky, animals and animism, mother goddesses, water gods and healers, as well as examining the influence of religion on war, death and fertility. Embracing the whole of the Celtic world from Ireland to Australia, and covering from 500 BC to AD 400, this is a rewarding overview of the evidence for Celtic religions, beliefs and practices which uses modern scholarship to bring a mysterious and captivating part of European history to life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750934794
ISBN-10: 0750934794
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 130mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Miranda Green

MIRANDA GREEN is Professor of Archaeology at Cardiff University.

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