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A Brief Guide to Celtic Myths and Legends Whittock provides a wide ranging and enthralling introduction to Celtic mythology from the Irish Fomorians all the way to Arthur King of Britain It is a very readable overview that also discusses th

  • Title: A Brief Guide to Celtic Myths and Legends
  • Author: Martyn Whittock
  • ISBN: 9780762448074
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Brief Guide to Celtic Myths and Legends By Martyn Whittock, Whittock provides a wide ranging and enthralling introduction to Celtic mythology, from the Irish Fomorians all the way to Arthur, King of Britain It is a very readable overview that also discusses the current state of research regarding the origins and significance of the myths.

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    1 thought on “A Brief Guide to Celtic Myths and Legends

    1. This book was generally very boring, but it was a topic I was interested in and I knew what I was getting myself into Thankfully, the book was very structured, and easy enough to read and follow.

    2. The research for this book must have been an enormous task to accomplish However, its drier than sand paper and extremely repetitive.

    3. As someone who was unfamiliar with Celtic myth, I found this book very informative and easy to understand It opens with an explanation of who the Celtic people were and are, their geographical distribution, and the historical sources that act as the basis of current knowledge about them It then provides brief summary of the major myths of Ireland, Wales, and some other Celtic cultures What is unique is that the author also gives explanation on how the pre Christian beliefs of the Celts influence [...]

    4. This is a good overview, primarily of British and Irish myths and legends I myself am exploring Irish mythology and appreciated being able to rise above the trees to see the forest, determining where I ll go next in my explorations I also enjoyed seeing the ties between Irish and English folk legends, especially Arthurian stories I listened to an audio book but I think I d like to get a hard copy I can go back to and look things up in.

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