The latest title in the much-loved 'Element Encyclopaedia' series, The Element Encyclopaedia of Celts explores the history, culture, and mythology of these great peoples. A comprehensive guide of Celtic history and culture, The Element The Element Encyclopaedia of Celts tells the stories of these grand peoples and their way of life, including their heroic gods and goddesses, incredible myths and legends, and their everyday lives through their language, customs, and society.
Encompassing their iron-age beginnings, European colonisation, the various strands of 'Celticness' (race, politics, and culture), as well as the Celtic Tiger of today, this encyclopaedia gets to the very heart of Celtic origin and meaning, as well as delving into the cultural and mythical background that draws so many to claim their Celtic roots today.
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As I am a seeker of knowledge, I appreciate the vast amount of information this book has to offer. Definitely a great reference source if your interest lies in history, folklore, Celtic community and myths/legends.
Number Of Pages: 543
Published: 1st January 2013