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The Encyclopaedia Of Celtic Myth And Legend

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The original texts, which are the basis of the study of the Celtic Shamanic tradition, are so often missing from the contemporary practical books on Celtic subjects which fill the shops today. As well as familiar stories, this collection includes texts last translated in rare 19th century journals. The scope of the material ranges through the entire spectrum of Celtic myth ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published January 2nd 2003 by Rider (first published January 2nd 2002)
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Maya
Apr 19, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in Celtic Myths and Legends
Shelves: celtic-mythology
For a full review of this book please see my website: The Encyclopedia of Celtic Myth and Legend by The Matthews
Joy Gilbert
Sep 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This collection of myths has been a big help in my research for a book I am writing.
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Wonderfully interesting, informative. Enjoyed it.
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I bought it for the pretty pictures and as a great souvenir while visiting some of the closest areas on Earth to Faerie aka Stonehenge and Salisbury.
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John Matthews is an historian, folklorist and author. He has been a full time writer since 1980 and has produced over ninety books on the Arthurian Legends and Grail Studies, as well as short stories and a volume of poetry. He has devoted much of the past thirty years to the study of Arthurian Traditions and myth in general. His best known and most widely read works are ‘Pirates’ (Carlton/Atheneum ...more
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