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The Mythology of Ancient Britain and Ireland Volume 13
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV THE MYTHICAL HISTORY OF IRELAND According to the early monkish annalists, who sought to nullify the pagan traditions against which they fought by ...more
Paperback, 42 pages
Published July 6th 2012 by Rarebooksclub.com
(first published January 1st 1977)
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Gives an overview of early Irish and Welsh stories about gods, or at least characters who may have been considered gods before Christianity spread through the islands. I recognize some of the Welsh ones from the Prydain Chronicles. Very short, which may be the reason why it is a bit confusing. The legends seem to come from a very wide variety of sources, all written by Christians, so it makes sense that the facts are complicated and uncertain. This book is early twentieth century, so I don't ...more