The World of the Druids

The World of the Druids

Book - 1997
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A book that is difficult to classify - a popular introduction to the history of Druidism whose scope necessitates a brief study, yet it is thoroughly up-to-date incorporating new ideas and research. Ten chapters look at the archaeology of the druids, celtic practices, the classical literature, sacrifices, prophecy, female druids in celtic society, sacred places and priests, druids in Irish mythology, the 18th and 19th century revivals, and modern beliefs. The bibliography is accompanied by a directory of modern druid organizations.
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, c1997.
ISBN: 9780500050835
Branch Call Number: 299.16 Gre 3701 1
Characteristics: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.


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