Celtic myths, Celtic legends

by R. J. Stewart, 1949-

1996

Status

Available

Call number

BL900 .S775

Publication

Publisher Unknown

Description

In this follow-up to Celtic Gods & Goddesses, Bob Stewart retells some of the most popular and significant myths, such as the story of Bran and Branwen, the wooing of Elain, and the marriage of Sir Gawain.

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LibraryThing member triminieshelton
Companion book to Stewart's Celtic Gods, Celtic Goddesses, which should be read first. Ten stories of heroes, gods and fairy folk from Wales, Scotland, England and Ireland which illustrate the religious and social beliefs of Celtic culture expounded in the first book. Resonates with anyone raised on European fairy tales where nature is a character, magic and shape shifting abound, and everything means something deeper. Apparently, the Celts treated women with great respect and they often had great power and prowess in battle.… (more)

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34662000519527
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