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The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore

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This reference offers a broad overview of the elements that constitute and characterize Celtic mythology and folklore. Approximately 1000 entries cover such topics as mythic figures; heroic figures; narrative and epic cycles; sacred places and objects; and theories and controversies.
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published January 31st 2004 by Facts on File (first published December 1st 2003)
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Shannon Lorraine
Jul 05, 2011 Shannon Lorraine rated it really liked it
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I love this Encyclopedia. It is a world of knowledge towards Celtic history and information. Many of the creature and their story's, as told by my grandmother, are inside and I get to hear and learn about them on much more knowledgeable grounds.
The information is endless and I even learnt a few things, I had missed through my Grandmothers skittish approach to storytelling, about the stories I grew up with.

Such an interesting read. I recommend it to anyone who loves a little fairy-tale and who
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Heather
Jul 22, 2016 Heather rated it it was amazing
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Great introduction to how we know what we do about Celtic mythology, and many of the more substantial entries have sources listed right after the entry. That's what I like to see in a reference book!
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