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The Element Encyclopedia of the Celts free pdf The latest title in the much-loved Element Encyclopedia series, The Element Encyclopedia of Celts explores the history, culture, and mythology of these great peoples. A comprehensive guide of Celtic history and culture, The Element Encyclopedia of the Celts tells the stories of these grand peoples and their way of life, including their heroic gods and goddesses, incredible myths and legends, and their everyday lives through their language, customs, and society. Encompassing their iron-age beginnings, European colonization, the various strands of 'Celticness' (race, politics, and culture), as well as the Celtic Tiger of today, this encyclopedia gets to the very heart of Celtic origin and meaning, as well as delving into the cultural and mythical background that draws so many to claim their Celtic roots today. Including: * The Celtic People and Their Way of Life * Celtic Places * Celtic Religion * Myths, Legends, and Stories * Symbols, Ideas, and Archetypes * Celtic Twilight and Revival Accompanied by illustrations and maps, which show the spread of Celts across the globe, as well as the symbols of Celtic mythology and religion

About Rodney Castleden

Rodney Castleden has written more than 40 books on the arts and sciences, on topics such as landscape, ancient hill figures, Neolithic Britain, bronze age Aegean, and criminology. His surveys on the Cerne Giant won a 1996 British Archaeological Award. Among his books are Castles of Britain and Ireland, The Making of Stonehenge, and Minoans.

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Author : Rodney Castleden
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Data Published : 17 January 2013
ISBN : 000792979X
EAN : 9780007929795
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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