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Title Heroes of the dawn : Celtic myth.

Imprint Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, c1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Adams  299.16 H429 1996    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
Series Myth and mankind
Myth and mankind.
Note "Writers, Fergus Fleming ... [et al.] ; created, edited and designed by Duncan Baird Publishers"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index.
Contents The Celtic world. Picture essay: Art, myth and symbol -- Gods, goddesses and the cosmos. The sacred world of the Celts ; The Mother Goddess ; Lords of the heavens ; The Otherworld ; Gods and the natural world ; The great festivals ; Knowledge and wisdom ; Ritual and sacrifice ; Picture essay: Mystic animals -- Battles of the heroes. The great invasions ; The Ulster wars ; Finn and the Fianna ; Oenghus, god of love ; Fantastic journeys ; Picture essay: A palace for the gods -- Tales of magic and transformation. The sources of Welsh myth ; The lord of the Otherworld ; Bran the blessed ; The enchantment of Dyfed ; The Virgin's lap ; Culhwch, the royal hero ; Shorter tales -- Legends of Arthur. The historical Arthur ; The legendary Arthur ; Picture essay: Arthurian sites ; The magic of Merlin ; Gawain and the Orkney Clan ; Lancelot ; Guinevere ; Fairy queens of the Round Table ; The Knight of the Lion ; Tristan and Isolde ; The Holy Grail ; The fall of Camelot -- The legacy of the Celts.
Summary Enter the Celtic world of gods, goddesses, & the cosmos, where King Arthur pulled a sword from a stone. Here, with maps & historical overviews, are some of the most powerful & unforgettable Celtic stories ever told. A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.
Subject Mythology, Celtic.
Celts -- History.
Druids and druidism.
Arthurian romances.
Added Author Fleming, Fergus, 1959-
Duncan Baird Publishers.
Added Title Celtic myth
Celtic myth and mankind
ISBN 0705421716

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