Heroes Gods And Monsters Of Celtic Mythology

Author: Fiona Macdonald
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1908759836
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Heroes Gods And Monsters Of Celtic Mythology from the Author: Fiona Macdonald. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of Celtic Mythology' is a collection of classic myths from all over the Celtic world: from Scotland to Ireland to the Isle of Man to Wales and all the way to Brittany. These stories tell of the pride of warriors, the magic of gods and wars between clans. They tell of savage beasts and deadly chariots, of love lost and found, and of friendship and loyalty. An historical introduction explains who the Celts were, describing their beliefs and customs, and a 'Finding out more' section provides you with the tools you need to discover even more about this increidble civilisation and their beliefs.

Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths

Author: Bernard Evslin
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453264485
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Heroes Gods And Monsters Of The Greek Myths from the Author: Bernard Evslin. The bestselling compendium of ancient Greece’s timeless tales and towering figures of mythology from a classics expert. The world of Greek mythology contains some of the most exciting and imaginative stories ever told. In Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths, bestselling author Bernard Evslin shares his passion for these fabulous tales and the eternal themes they so beautifully express. In this accessible overview, you’ll get to know the iconic gods, heroes, and tragic figures: Zeus, the all-powerful king of the gods; Hera, his cunning and jealous wife; King Midas, whose touch could turn anything into gold; the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his own creation; and many more. With each story, Evslin brings new life to these legendary characters and the magical world they inhabit. Translated into multiple languages, and with more than ten million copies sold, this invaluable resource has become a classic in itself.

Monsters Of Celtic Mythology

Author: Bernard Evslin
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497667046
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Monsters Of Celtic Mythology from the Author: Bernard Evslin. In his quest for revenge, a Celtic hero must outwit an ice-breathing dragon and an evil, shape-shifting sorceress Yards shorter than his brothers and sisters, Celtic giant Finn McCool is the runt of the litter. Still, he is eager to fight evil and is consumed by the need to avenge his father’s murder. Thwarting his mission is Drabne of Dole, who can change shape at will. Also known as the Fish Hag and the Winter Witch, she fiercely guards her underworld terrain, keeping a watchful eye on the Salmon of Knowledge, lest he try to teach ignorant creatures what they have no right to learn. Now she is scheming to destroy Finn, who has just been given a precious gift by the Thrig of Tone, himself imprisoned in the wicked sorceress’s spell. Finn will need all his courage and cunning to outwit Drabne and lay a trap for Goll McMorna, the war chief who slew his father. On his journey from boyhood to manhood, Finn meets an ancient wizard, an ice-breathing dragon, and a fiend named Vilemurk, among others, in this imaginative retelling of one of Ireland’s most enduring myths.

A Dictionary Of Celtic Mythology

Author: James MacKillop
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198804840
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A Dictionary Of Celtic Mythology from the Author: James MacKillop. This Dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format. A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology is a comprehensive and accessible survey of one of the world's richest mythological traditions. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, saga, legend, and folklore from both ancient pagan origins, and modern traditions.

Celtic Myths And Legends

Author: Peter Berresford Ellis
Publisher: Running Press
ISBN: 9780786711079
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Celtic Myths And Legends from the Author: Peter Berresford Ellis. A magical, compelling collection of folk tales from the annals of Celtic mythology introduces contemporary readers to these fascinating legends of druids, tribal warfare, and star-crossed lovers. Original.

Druids Gods Heroes From Celtic Mythology

Author: Anne Ross
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780856540493
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Druids Gods Heroes From Celtic Mythology from the Author: Anne Ross. Druidism was the religion of the Celts and the Druids themselves were all-powerful, taking precedence over the Celtic kings. Over and above the evidence of classical texts and of archaeology, the richest source of information about the Druids is the vernacular material from Ireland and Wales. It is the author's unparalleled familiarity with the Gaelic texts, and her ability to see Druidism through Celtic eyes, that marks out this study from earlier books and strips away modern myths about the Druids.

The Mammoth Book Of Celtic Myths And Legends

Author: Peter Berresford Ellis
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780333633
Size: 69.39 MB
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The Mammoth Book Of Celtic Myths And Legends from the Author: Peter Berresford Ellis. Developed from an early oral storytelling tradition dating back to the dawn of European culture, this is one of the oldest and most vibrant of Europe's mythologies. From all six Celtic cultures - Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx and Breton - Peter Berresford Ellishas included popular myths and legends, as well as bringing to light exciting new tales which have been lying in manuscript form, untranslated and unknown to the modern general reader. The author brings not only his extensive knowledge of source material but also his acclaimed skills of storytelling to produce an original, enthralling and definitive collection of Celtic myths and legends - tales of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, magical weapons, fabulous beasts, and entities from the ancient Celtic world.

The T In

Author: Thomas Kinsella
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192803733
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The T In from the Author: Thomas Kinsella. The Tain Bo Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. It tells the story of a great cattle-raid, the invasion of Ulster by the armies of Medb and Ailill, queen and king of Connacht, and their allies, seeking to carry off the great Brown Bull of Cuailnge. The hero of the tale is Cuchulainn, the Hound of Ulster, who resists the invaders single-handed while Ulster's warriors lie sick. Thomas Kinsella presents a complete and living version of the story. His translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with elements from other versions, and adds a group of related stories which prepare for the action of the Tain. Illustrated with brush drawings by Louis le Brocquy, this edition provides a combination of medieval epic and modern art.

Gods Men Monsters From The Greek Myths

Author: Michael Gibson
Publisher: Peter Bedrick Books
ISBN: 9780872269118
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Gods Men Monsters From The Greek Myths from the Author: Michael Gibson. A collection of myths relating the exploits and adventures of the gods and heroes of ancient Greece.