- Author:Charles Squire
- Publisher:Borgo Pr; First Edition edition (July 1975)
- Pages:450 pages
- Subcategory:Mythology & Folk Tales
- FB2 format1279 kb
- ePUB format1661 kb
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Part of the 'Myths and Legends' series published by Gresham in the early 20th century, 'Celtic Myth and Legend' is actually a reissue of a 1905 work, 'The Mythology of the British Islands'
Part of the 'Myths and Legends' series published by Gresham in the early 20th century, 'Celtic Myth and Legend' is actually a reissue of a 1905 work, 'The Mythology of the British Islands'. It differs from the rest of the Gresham series because it is a bit more scholarly (it actually has an adequate set of footnotes) and a bit more didactic.
Beginning with comic books, I have always been fascinated by the world of imagination and mythology. From Superman, I graduated to Greek myths and from there I eventually found my way to Celtic and Irish mythology, where I felt at home. The gods and heroes of Celtic mythology are not immortal although they have magical powers. They suffer and die tragically.
Celtic Myths and Legends book. A comprehensive study of Celtic mythology, legend, and poetry provides background information on the Celts, Ancient Britons, and Druids, and includes the tales of such noted figures as Cuchulain, Blodeuweek, Branwen, and Fenn.
Celtic Myth and Legend book. While this book is a little dry and probably dated in places it is very detailed in the names and places of celtic mythology. Yes, what we have is a book that explains everything and tells everything, unlike modern equivelants. Not a book to read too avidly, but certainly a useful reference.
The legends of ancient Britain retain a profound allure for readers around the world, assuring a warm reception for this introduction to the colorful pageant of Celtic myth
The legends of ancient Britain retain a profound allure for readers around the world, assuring a warm reception for this introduction to the colorful pageant of Celtic myth. Its wondrous tales range from the oft-told deeds of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table to the less-familiar adventures of the mighty Finn and his Fenians, Ulster's Champions of the Red Branch, and other figures from the Gaelic pantheon.
Early Irish myths blend mythology and history by describing how Ireland was settled by different groups of Celtic . The legends are clearly rooted in Celtic mythology however, and references to Arthur appear in a number of ancient Welsh poems.
Early Irish myths blend mythology and history by describing how Ireland was settled by different groups of Celtic deities and humans. Filled with magic and excitement, the tales tell of battles between forces of light and darkness. Another famous romantic story of Celtic origin is that of Tristan and Isolde.
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The Book of Celtic Myths: From the Mystic Might of the Celtic Warriors to the Magic . Celtic Myth and Legend - Charles Squire. Bibliographical Note. Celtic myth and legend, Charles Squire
The Book of Celtic Myths: From the Mystic Might of the Celtic Warriors to the Magic of the Fey Folk, the Storied History and Folklore of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales. Celtic myth and legend, Charles Squire. p. cm. Originally published under title: The mythology of the British Islands.
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Here, in clear, compact, readable form are stories of all the chief characters of Celtic myth: the Gaelic gods and the giants they battled; the "Champions of the Red Branch" of Ulster, heroes of the great "Irish Iliad;" Finn and the Fenians; and the gods and heroes of the ancient Britons, down through the great deeds of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
Here is a book that covers the entire spectrum of this fascinating area of folklore, with numerous illustrations. It is not a book for scholars only, but for anyone who is interested in the roots of many of the world's finest plays, poems, short stories and novels.