Arnold, Bettina & Gibson,
Chiefdom, Celtic State : The Evolution of Complex Social Systems in Prehistoric
CUP 1995 Pages:
Fourteen articles on various aspects of Celtic social organization, both prehistoric
Reader : Selections from Celtic Legend, Scholarship and Story
Thorsons 1992 Pages: 320
Tales of adventure, magic, mystery, and wonder from pre-Christian Ireland and
Arthurian Britain--features excerpts from The Mabinogion, Taliesin's poetry, and
selections from Iolo Morgannwg, Thomas Samuel Jones, Ross Nichols, "A. E.,"
and many more.
ISBN: 0 7134 5527 6
This illuminating book describes everyday Celtic life.
Penguin Books, 1971, 301 pages, US$11 1971 Pages: 301
Although there is no written record of their prehistoric culture, the Celtic
people left behind much archaeological and anthropological evidence of a way of
life that was highly evolved. Here a Celtic scholar takes us beyond Stonehenge
in a new edition of a classic work about one of history's most intriguing and
influential cultures. 3 maps.
OUP 1997 Pages: 324
Fierce warriors and skilled craftsmen, the Celts were famous throughout the
ancient Mediterranean world, feared by both Greeks and Romans. Written by one
of the world's leading authorities on European history, The Ancient Celts is a
stunningly illustrated account of one of the leading civilizations of ancient
Europe. 200 photos, 24 in color.
St. Martin's Press 1993 Pages: 224
Numerous illustrations, photographs, and maps mark a large-format exploration
of the history of the Celts, a civilization that once ranged from central Europe
to northern Scotland, that studies the multifaceted character of a misunderstood
of the Druids
Thames & Hudson 1997 Pages: 192
In this authoritative account, Miranda Green unravels the truth about the Druids.
Examining the archaeological evidence, Classical commentaries and early Welsh
and Irish myths, she shows that the Druids were fully integrated into Celtic societyfulfilling
varied and necessary roles, both secular and religious. The Roman writers are
seen to reflect the double standards of an invading society: condemning as barbaric
the public sacrifice of enemies by the Druids while accepting as civilized their
own practice of slaughter for sport in the arena. Yet the Classical sources can
be used to help reveal the real Druids. We learn of their multiple roles as judges,
teachers, healers, magicians, philosophers, religious leaders and fomenters of
Green, Miranda (ed)
Routledge 1995 Pages: 839
Hazel Mary Martell
See Through History series
the World of the Celts
Thames & Hudson 1993 Pages: 192
A lavishly illustrated survey, featuring summaries of myths and legends, diagrams
of tombs and forts, and a tourist guide, explores the rise of the Celts, their
way of life, their wars and weapons, their religion, and their craftsmanship.
Kruta, V., Frey O.H., Raferty, B., and Szabó, M.
Thames & Hudson 1993 Pages: 711
Thames & Hudson 1980 Pages: 232
Macdonald Peoples of the Past series 0-356-05470-5. Pages:
Thorsons 1987 Pages: 160
Element 1993 Pages:
Seasonal festivals, Celtic Christian perspective
Main Street Pr 1995 Pages: 127
A READER: Excellent Source of Irish Information Ever wonder why, when someone
sneazes, you'll hear, "Bless you?" Ever wonder, where the "May
Pole" came from? This book can help. Being of Irish blood myself, I was interested
in learning of my past. This text helped introduce some of the popular superstitions
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