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1. Celtic Lore & Legend
2. A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology
3. Celtic Myths and Legends
4. Magic of the Celtic Otherworld:
5. The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology
6. Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic
7. Celtic Myths and Legends
8. Celtic Gods and Heroes
9. The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and
10. The Encyclopedia of Mythology:
11. Celtic Mythology (Volume 3)
12. Kindling the Celtic Spirit: Ancient
13. Celtic Mythology (Mythology Around
14. Women in Celtic Myth: Tales of
15. Mysterious Celtic Mythology in
16. Advanced Celtic Shamanism
17. The Mist-Filled Path: Celtic Wisdom
18. Druids, Gods & Heroes from
19. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology
20. Mythology of the Celtic People

1. Celtic Lore & Legend
by Dr. Bob Curran
Paperback: 288 Pages (2005-05-15)
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Asin: 156414786X
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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Celtic Lore and Legend includes tales of the heroes and gods from the Great Myth Cycles and tales of witches, ghosts, and fairies--from Sir Walter Scott's Letters on Witchcraft and Demonology and Edmund Burt's Letters from the North of Scotland to Douglas Hyde's Tales of Saints and Sinners and Lady Gregory's Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland. It is also a treasure trove of lesser-known stories, such as Sir Walter Scott's Wandering Willie's Tale, James Hogg's The Brownie of the Black Hags and Don Byrne's A Tale of the Piper. Celtic Lore and Legend is both an examination and celebration of that tradition. It is one of the first attempts to trace the development of these stories from their earliest mythical roots, through the stores of the rural fireside to the writers of fiction who have used Celtic belief as a source for their own stories. Error! Filename not specified.Dr. Bob Curran is a resident of Ireland where he teaches history and writes books. Bob numerous works include: The Creatures of Celtic Myth and A Field Guide to Fairies. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars I love Celtic Lore .
I've been in love with stories about faeries and Irish myths and legends all my life . Bob Curran is a wonderful writer .
It's great to have someone care about myths beyond just Roman and Greek . I've read in the past alot of this kind of books . Some so boring I just couldn't read it . This book is fun to read and the stories are wonderful .
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2. A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by James MacKillop
Paperback: 490 Pages (2004-09-23)
list price: US$16.95
Isbn: 0198609671
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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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 and modern traditions, in 4,000 entries ranging from brief definitions to short essays. An introductory essay explores theorigins and identity of Celts, the history of the Celtic revival, and the meaning and role of mythology. An excellent source for those curious about the mystical myths of the Celts.Amazon.com Review
The full richness of Celtic mythology, with legends, sagas,and folklore, with traditions, places, and personalities, are nowevocatively yet concisely conveyed in James MacKillop'sdictionary. The 4,000 entries include brief descriptions (such as theshort explanation of Arthen, the bear-and-river god of early Wales) aswell as extended stories of bloody vengeance (following actual orsupposed treachery), romantic love, and frequent adultery, plus talesof mysterious monsters on lonely hillocks. From Deirdre andCúchulainn to leprechauns, from Galahad, cauldrons, andarchaeology to druids, MacKillop provides an impressive amount of loreand research in a reliable, browsable, and enjoyabledictionary. --Stephanie Gold ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Must-Have for Celt-o-philes and Celtic-leaning Wiccans and Pagans!
So you listen to Loreena MacKennitt and love you a good Celtic knot. You know vaguely that Brigid is a Christian saint who started as an Irish goddess, and that Taliesin had something to do with bards. If you want to learn more, pick up this book. Sure it's a dictionary, but if you have a couple hours, you could read it cover to cover and come away with more colorful stories of heros and gods and beasts than you ever could have imagined. For being a reference book, it reads as well as most short story compendiums. Informative and a fun read!

5-0 out of 5 stars awesome dictionary of celtic icons
My copy of this tremendously helpful book is completely dog-eared.Interestingly enough, I bought the book not because of my interest in Celtic and Druidic studies, but because I play an online multiplayer game called Dark Age of Camelot.As I was playing I noticed a couple of "mobs" (monsters) which seemed curiously in tune with their natural meanings.I work at a bookstore and picked this book up on my break to look up a few more of the mobs and found them all in there.Over time, I found that the game was startling on target with mobs, non-player characters and mythic storyline.

I have since used it for a number of other Celtic "look ups" and just love having this book handy.It is nearly indespensible in my mind.

2-0 out of 5 stars Great in some area, but very imbalanced overall
This book is wonderfully useful for Irish and Welsh mythology. Irish and Welsh entries are generally quite comprehensive and individually mostly of a high quality.

The major flaw, and it is quite a major one, is the horrific dearth of Scottish and Breton entries, which appear quite randomly and often are only of very low quality. So for instance, Irish "kings" of minor historical or mythological importance occur in abundance, yet figures such as Macbeth, Malcolm II and Malcolm III are totally unaccounted for. Dublin has a huge entry, Glasgow has no entry (although admittedly St. Kentigern does). There may be entries for Goidel Glas and Scota, of supreme importance in medieval Scottish origin myth, but nothing is said of them in relation to Scotland or in how they were used there. Every half-significant Irish geographical feature has an entry, yet a location like Scone has nothing. Likewise, there are no entries for the "Prophecy of Berchan" or the "De Situ Albanie." I could go on and on.

3-0 out of 5 stars Useful but flawed
Quite frankly, if this is the best reference work on Celtic legends and culture, this only goes to show how very bad the rest are.Other reviewers have pointed out the irrelevant English items and very bad etymology; I would like to add that the book is infuriatingly uneven in its references.Some I have been able to track down; other entries have no origin listed at all, which has resulted, in one case, in a desperate and completely unavailing trawl through EVERY TITLE in the Brittany bibliography - and that for a reference which is absolutely fundamental to my research.I know this particular character and folk-tale exist; they must, because other facts I encountered confirm that they must; but because Mr. MacKillop has not given his source for his description, I am unable to proceed.And that is not the only case in which the entries let me down.It is pointless to write a reference dictionary if you are not going to give references!

3-0 out of 5 stars Mostly Good
There is much in this book that is useful about Celtic folklore and mythology. However, the etymologies are usually incorrect. This may not matter to some. It does to me.

The back cover claims that this book has "authoritative...etymologies for Celtic names..." when they are in fact neither authoritative nor correct.

For example, MacKillop gives for the entry Deva an etymology from Latin meaning goddess "[L. goddess]." However, the Latin for Goddess is _diva_ not _deva_. The word _Deva_ is transparently Brittonic from (Proto)-Celtic *_deiwa_.

Especially annoying for me is the etymology of English words used as headings, which are out of place in a Dictionary of Celtic Mythology (I believe).

So, while the entry for "Stag" is indeed useful, giving the etymology of 'Stag' from "[OE stagga]," (while at least correct in this instance), is just absurd.

As for careerist motivations and cut and past "druidical" names: ...

Lastly, my motivations were not careerist, but one of informing others. A book that claims to be authoritative in Celtic etymologies, I belive ought to live up to that claim. Unfortunately, this one doesn't, and others should be aware of that. ... Read more

3. Celtic Myths and Legends
by Peter Berresford Ellis
Paperback: 544 Pages (2002-12-23)
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Asin: 0786711078
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This is an enchantingly told collection of the stirring sagasof gods and goddesses, fabulous beasts, strange creatures, and suchheroes as Cuchulain, Fingal, and King Arthur from the ancient Celticworld. Included are popular myths and legends from all six Celticcultures of Western Europe—Irish, Scots, Manx, Welsh, Cornish, andBreton. Here for the modern reader are the rediscovered tales ofcattle raids, tribal invasions, druids, duels, and doomed love thathave been incorporated into, and sometimes distorted by, Europeanmythology and even Christian figures. For example, there is the storyof Lugh of the Long Hand, one of the greatest gods in the Celticpantheon, who was later transformed into the faerie craftsmanLugh-Chromain, and finally demoted to the lowly Leprechaun. CelticMyths and Legends also retells the story of the classic tragic lovestory of Tristan and Iseult (probably of Cornish origin—there was areal King Mark and a real Tristan in Cornwall) and the original taleof King Arthur, a Welsh leader who fought against the invadingAnglo-Saxons. In the hands of Peter Berresford Ellis, the myths sungby long-dead Celtic bards come alive to enchant the modernreader. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars celtic myths and legends
I have found Celtic myths and legends interesting and thoroughly fascinating. The only problem is my ignorance of the Gaelic language makes it a little difficult to read the personal names and place names. nevertheless the stories are fascinating reading. It makes me think I would like to at least try to learn to speak Gaelic, though I have heard that it is one of the more difficult languages to learn. And of course I would also like to travel to Europe to see the places where celtic culture and literature were born. And I would like to become more familiar with the celtic peoples and their culture.

4-0 out of 5 stars I enjoyed it
First, this book is not suitable for deep mythological studies.Usually here you need access to source material in the original languages.At least Ellis points you to that material if you want to go that route.

This book is a compilation of retellings of Celtic myths, legends, and folktales. The book is broken up by region and covers Ireland, Man, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, and Brittany.I found his style enjoyable and easy to read but the structure of the Celtic style of storytelling is entirely left out.Those interested in this should look at his sources (which he discusses if not citing specifically).

The book makes good and light bedtime reading (perhaps what I call a light read might be different than others, but this is pretty light).The stories are generally suitable for reading to kids.It is a nice collection, but has very little value from a scholarly perspective.

3-0 out of 5 stars pretty good for an intro to british isle celtic myth
I haven't got through all the stories yet.But from what I have read the stories are in a general chronological order, at least the first few.None of these stories are too long and it seems like they are fairly original.The readings and action in them are much like other mythological readings: The Illiad, Odyssey, etc.(In this I mean there are godlike feats performed, and there are not attempts to explain them in realistic manner.Which keeps them original and good.)Having some understanding of the ancient Celtic world would help in reading this, but if you're like me it simply inspires one to search and study outside the book to understand more.I only gave it 3 because I haven't made it through more than half of it, and the "mythological" style reading isn't my favorite.But it is good so far.

4-0 out of 5 stars Other Books
Peter Beresford Ellis, an historian type, here takes a look at the mythology of the Celtic people.This is a pretty involved topic, as there are a lot of different tribes and groups that make up the Celts, so a lot to cover.

He takes a crack at it, with some specific focus, in this introductory sort of book.

4-0 out of 5 stars Great starter book
I have always been interested in the stories from Greek & Roman mythology, and am just now becoming more interested in "recovering my roots" and learning more about the mythology from my own Celtic background. This book was a great way to begin learning those stories. The stories are descriptive and well-written, and come from various regions - Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Cornwall . .

I did wish that a pronunciation guide of some sort had been included. Since I am not yet very familiar with the Gaelic or Welsh languages, I wasn't sure how some of the names would be pronounced, which made it a bit difficult at times to read. But that is a minor quibble. I highly recommend this book - to beginners in the area of Celtic myhthology, and to anyone who likes to read good stories. ... Read more

4. Magic of the Celtic Otherworld: Irish History, Lore & Rituals (Llewellyn's Celtic Wisdom)
by Stephen Blamires
Paperback: 352 Pages (2005-01-08)
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Asin: 0738706574
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Learn to live in harmony with the “Green World”
Many people today distance themselves from the Earth. They forget they are a part of Nature. Magic of the Celtic Otherworld offers a holistic, magical system that will break down the barriers between you and the natural world.
Drawing upon Irish Celtic spiritual tradition, history, and mythology, this book provides wondrous stories, seasonal rituals, and practical exercises that will expand your spiritual potential. This self-enriching journey to the mystical Otherworld will help you attune to Nature, channel magickal forces, and harmonize with the “Green World.”  
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3-0 out of 5 stars Decent read
This was the first book I ever read on the Celts. It has a lot of history that I wasn't aware of and was very informative(but this is my first Celtic book-there probably are better books out there). I read this book to get an idea of where Celtic holidays orignated from and how they were celebrated; Samhain, Imbolg, Beltaine & Lughnasdh (the book doesn't mention anything of the Solstices and Equinoxes).

4-0 out of 5 stars surprisingly good
Previously published as "Glamoury", this book is a surprising publication since it comes from Llywelyn (who does not have a stellar reputation in regards to scholarship).As well as lore and history, Blamires presents some wonderful visualization exercise which are downright shamanic.There is a good overview of some of the beings you may meet in the Otherworld though I feel he is too cautious in recommending that you not work with some of them (I believe you can be prepared to face anything as long as you have acquainted yourself with your own Shadow Self) .The somewhat hermetic rituals are also group focused and will take a little time for deconstruction for the dedicated solitary.However, I believe this book is an important entry into Celtic magic and shamanistic practice.

5-0 out of 5 stars welcome material
This, I believe, is the fourth book by Steve Blamires on the Celtic magical path. It follows the same sound premise of previous books of his that the magical practices are reflected in the ancient legends. Because Blamires is being published by Llewellyn, his books have taken on a format different from his first book, "The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition." I think Llewellyn gets a bit too much in the way of their authors. Hopefully, they will change their editorial staff. Be that as it may, I believe there are few people who have so clear a view of the Celtic magical tradition as Blamires. The exercises in this book are good for self-exploration. One of the most interesting things about the Celtic spiritual, or magical, path is how well it lends itself to inner-work. I suppose this is because of the richness of its archetypal content. Anyone interested in magic, Wicca, Druidry, Celtica, and depth psychology will find this book worth owning. ... Read more

5. The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore (Concise Encyclopedia)
by Patricia Monaghan
Paperback: 512 Pages (2008-02-28)
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Asin: 0816075565
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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3-0 out of 5 stars Lacking... But Worth Having
It's bad when an author's socio-political motivations mar potentially decent scholarship. Case-in-point is the term Dub (Dubh, Dubhlinn, Dubhlin) - a term meaning 'black', 'dark'. Instead of indicating both, the author chose to define the term solely as 'dark'. Of course I questioned, why? Examining a number of references to places and characters, particularly characters, that normally are designated as 'Black' in Irish mythology and history, have now been transformed to 'dark' by the author instead. I then queried, could this be in response to the on-going discussion of the presence of 'Black' people that permeate Irish history and mythology, and an attempt to transform them instead to 'dark' White people? Also, Dubh-linn (Dublin), is now, according to the author 'Dark-pool' instead of Black-pool. What ever the case, consider another encyclopedia or dictionary on Celtic (Irish) mythology and history, in addition to this one, else run the risk of being left in the 'dark' on certain matters. See, as a better reference, Dictionary of Celtic Mythology - James Mackillop.

5-0 out of 5 stars For true Celtic lovers
I admittedly didn't look through it, as I bought it new for my best friend's Christmas, but it was very nice.I'd have expected it to be heavier and more geekishly school book-like but it's not, and I'm sure my friend will love it. ... Read more

6. Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World (Llewellyn's Celtic Wisdom Series)
by Stephen Blamires
Paperback: 352 Pages (1995-12-08)
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Asin: 1567180698
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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"Glamoury" refers to an Irish Celtic magical tradition that is holistic. This guidebook offers practical advice and modern versions of philosophies that should expand potential into areas previously closed. The reader may: view and experience the world in a more balanced, meaningful way; meet helpers from the Otherworld who may become valued friends; and live in tune with the seasons and gauge inner growth rates in relation to the Green World. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars The very best of Irish Celtic magical traditions
"Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World" by Steve Blamires is one of the best resources in print when you're beginning Irish Celtic magick, but only if you are truly serious about this. This isn't a "fluff" book. It's a thorough summary of Irish Celtic magickal traditions in the context of real, documented history.

This is something that sets Irish Celtic (and pre-Celtic) traditions apart from the others: Ireland was not conquered by the Romans, so its oral and written history remain intact and undiluted. The Tuatha De Danann aren't fanciful mythology but real, documented beings--"gods and not gods"--who are still a rich (and active) part of Irish traditions.

Fluff and fantasy are fine. In fact, I often recommend choosing the fun path to faerie and Celtic magick because it is so beautiful and inspiring.

However, when you want to roll your sleeves up and get into what we know has been real in Irish magickal traditions for thousands of years, there is no better starting point than "Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World."

Mr. Blamires' researching is impressive, and he quotes many important Irish historical sources. Few neo-Celtic authors have Mr. Blamires' academic background, which is why--in my opinion--this book is head-and-shoulders above most lighter treatments of this subject.

"Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World" provides a complete array of other resources, too, including maps, biographies, pronunciation guides. Mr. Blamires offers insightful discussions about the contexts of these stories, as well as the points that are disputed or open to personal interpretation.

In "Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World," Mr. Blamires provides an almost overwhelming wealth of vital information for anyone who is interested in Celtic magick and ritual. From attitudes to beliefs, from tools to actual rituals, this book is a complete and practical course in Celtic traditions.

If you can buy only one book for your Irish/Celtic (and pre-Celtic) magickal practices, this is your best choice. In fact, if you're serious about Irish traditions, start with this book. "Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World" may be the only book you'll ever need for your Irish Celtic magickal studies.

*Important note: Glamoury has recently been republished by Llewellyn Books as "Magic of the Celtic Otherworld." No matter which title is on the bookcover, this is still an important book for anyone who is serious about Irish Celtic magickal traditions.

--reviewed by Fiona Broome for "Celtic Lore & Magic"

5-0 out of 5 stars a very beautiful book
Some reviewers have made some ill-informed, yet critical, comments how this book is about wicca rather than authentic druidry, and then how it doesn't kow tow to the feminist wiccan agenda. I am writing as an initiate in a traditional British Druid society. It must be understood that what is known of the old Druid practices is somewhat sparse; Druidry was subjected to corrosive forces for more than 2000 years. While there are some significant differences between them, there are distinct parallels between the Druid traditions and what is now called Wicca. It must be understood that Druidry evolved over many millenia, and that it changed its focus more than once. It was never something fixed, uniform and stable. Too many people want to think of it as being something that was immutable. Well, it ain't so; to think like that is sentimental and smacks of a nostalgia for something that never was. Among other things, there was a major change in the general Druid tradition at about the 6th century BC. It also must be understood that there were many variants of Druidry, as there were many tribes and many royal lineages. Druidry at one time was the spiritual culture of Gaul, Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Scotland. In these lands, different languages were spoke and different gods and goddesses were recognised. To criticise Blamires' book on the basis that it isn't real Druidry therefore is sheer nonsense. Blamires' books are excellent. His exercises give the sincere readers wonderful opportunities to develope their inner world. Perhaps he will have learned something from the rather arrogant and ignorant criticisms of some of his readers and write a book containing exercises for the elimination of self-importance. For all those who love the Irish culture and Druidry, Blamires' books are not to be overlooked.

2-0 out of 5 stars Not a favourite
While information is thorough and sound, I found it rather interesting that Mr. Blamires had nothing good to say about any of the female deities. I am not a dianic or feminist witch - I worship both the Goddess and the God. However, I was slightly offended at the way in which he treated the Goddess in this book. Perhaps Mr. Blamires did not mean it to come across that way, but his book is the least favourite in my library. There is nothing in this book that you cannot find in another book dealing with celtic culture, religion and magick.

3-0 out of 5 stars Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World
Overall, this book gives a decent accounting of Celtic myths and Deities. However, since it pushes a four directional ritual, it is really nothing more than a highly Celtified version of Wicca. There is nothing wrong with Wicca per se, but it is not what the ancient Celts practiced. What is known as Wicca today was developed in the 1950's by Gerald Gardner. Despite this misleading four directional approach, the author has come up with some good material. But it should be remembered that the rituals are not strictly Celtic and reflect modern Wiccan practice. The good information on the stories and figures of Celtic religion is what makes me give this 3 stars. Otherwise, I wouldn't bother with it. It is not traditionally Celtic.

5-0 out of 5 stars awesome
this is book has awesome exercises to enter and work with deities and other beings in the otherworld. it is really good book on the irish celts as well,my only problem is that the author,seems to have my way is the onlyway attitude. ... Read more

7. Celtic Myths and Legends
by T. W. Rolleston
Paperback: 512 Pages (1990-11-01)
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Asin: 0486265072
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Masterful retelling of Irish and Welsh stories and tales of the Ultonian and Ossianic cycles, the voyage of Maeldun, and the myths and tales of the Cymry (Welsh). Favorite and familiar stories of Cuchulain, King Arthur, Deirdre, the Grail, many more. First paperback edition. 58 full-page illustrations. Genealogical Tables.
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4-0 out of 5 stars Decent Introduction, but not comprehensive
This is a decent introduction and survey of Welsh and Irish myths and legends as well as a relatively underrated introduction to Celtic studies, religion, archaeology, etc.The flaw of the book is that it suggests that it is more comprehensive than it is.

A number of element of this book are no doubt controversial-- Rolleston's emphasis on Anglo-Celtic theories for example will no doubt be challenging to some readers.However, speaking as an amateur Germanicist these theories have some merit even a hundred years after the work was originally published.The evidence of Celtic roots being borrowed into Old Germanic is strong (even if overblown in Rolleston's introduction), and the joint development of "Anglo-Celtic" artwork in the Middle Ages including most notably the Book of Lindisfarne show to my mind that bilateral influence occurred.Often times, however these theories are rejected for essentially political reasons-- the fear that accepting them legitimises the Anglo-Saxon invasions of England, the Norman or Viking invasions of Ireland, etc.Consequently they are prevalent in Germanic studies departments but not in Celtic studies departments....

On to the mythology... This book provides excerpts from the stories of the major groups of surviving Welsh and Irish myths and legends:The Book of Invasions, the Ulster Cycle, the Fenian Cycle, and the Mabinogion. These are not comprehensive collections but may be enough to provide an overview of the subject for some readers.

On the whole, recommended.

4-0 out of 5 stars Excellent
It is difficult to write a review of this piece, without being redundant, my apoligies if I am.
It is an excellent primer in Celtic mythology, and I'd recommend it to anyone delving into such.
The Aryan undertones are not as pronounced as some other point out,they are there. I must confess being totally oblivious to them until it was pointed out in one of the other reviews. It is in the right of every author to put their own spin to their work, even one that might be used as reference. I do believe in a mythological reference one has literary license to do so, as long as the readers have the intellect to take any of it with a grain of salt, and move on with their own research for a more ecclectic view.

The back cover splash nails it with this statement, "With over forty delightful illustrations, Celtic Mtyhs and Legends provides and immensely readable introduction to Celtic Tales."

4-0 out of 5 stars Out of date but excellent
For the holed stone DolmensI had to give it a high rating, but
for Celtic history is seems dated from an archaeological point of view.
This book isn't the first book I've read in this area and I've done extensive web searches.
A lot was old hat but some was new.
I like the old fashioned pictures.
This book is again one of Dover books' classic revivals.
And as usual dated material is going to go out of date.
In recent times we have gotten a better idea of who the " Megalithic People" were
and they don't appear to be Aryan, but pre- Aryan , maybe more related to
the Basque. Yet the book brings a lot of the tales of these early people
into the light.

5-0 out of 5 stars Absolutely excellent!
Despite the fact that this book is almost a century old, it is a remarkable and exhaustive collection of both Gaelic (Irish) and Cymric (Welsh) legends.I have not even read all of it yet, but I am utterly impressed with the sections that I have.An analysis of how Arthurian legend grew out of (and eventually separate from) Celtic oral tales, the only retelling of the Voyage of Maeldun that I've seen in such a volume as this, and a wide variety of tales from the Ossianic cycle are only a few of this books excellent features.Best of all is the handling of the Irish invasion myths.I had read three accounts of this cycle of Gaelic mythology, but this was the first one where I was able to keep track of who was who among the many characters and groups that walk on and off the stage.The book is a must-read for anyone interested in Celtic mythology, whether they are whetting their curiosity for the first time or are already familiar with that body of remarkable literature.

5-0 out of 5 stars A very helpful introduction to the Celtic myths
This book is meant to give the reader a general conception of the subject of the Celtic myths.The stories are too abundant to be added in their full content in a volume of this size.

Celtic Myths and Legends breaks the myths into eight chapters starting with Celts in Ancient History, Religion of the Celts and takes the reader on a trip through the Irish Invasion Myths, Early Milesian Kings, Ultonian Cycle, Ossianic Cycle, Voyage of Maeldun and Myths and Tales of the Cymry.There is a brief, but insightful explanation of the Arthurian Myths.The numerous black and white illustrations reveal the rich clothing and armor of the ancient Celts.

I have read many books on the Celtic myths and this one was the most helpful to me.I like the way the stories are broken up into shorter paragraphs with subtitles to make them easier to read and understand.There are dates given as to when these tales may have been written and when some of the legendary characters may have lived.The dates were really helpful to me and made it easier for me to understand the stories.It is interesting to see how the stories change as Christianity takes over.I think this is a great book for students and general readers who are interested in the Celtic myths. ... Read more

8. Celtic Gods and Heroes
by Marie-Louise Sjoestedt
Paperback: 144 Pages (2000-09-18)
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Asin: 0486414418
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Noted French scholar and linguist discusses the gods of the continental Celts, the beginnings of mythology in Ireland, heroes, and the two main categories of Irish deities: mother-goddesses—local, rural spirits of fertility or of war—and chieftain-gods: national deities who are magicians, nurturers, craftsmen, and protectors of the people.
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3-0 out of 5 stars Very much like a textbook.
If you prefer a little whimsy in your mythological readings, this book may not be for you. Very much like a textbook. Originally written in French, there are the expected ?? moments when reading it in English.

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Introduction to Celtic Spirituality
This little book packs a whallop!Despite it's small size, it is packed with information on Celtic mythology and culture.It is an easy read, too, which is rare for books with scholarly heft and cred.Buy multiple copies, so you can loan this out to friends who are interested in actual Celtic paganism.

5-0 out of 5 stars Celtic Power of Three
Marie-Louise Sjoestedt's 1940 classic "Celtic Gods and Heroes" (2000 English language edition) is a must read for every student of pre medieval western European folklore, religion, and mythology.This brief study (only 95 pages) concludes with a thorough 4-page bibliography and precision 4-page index.

Sjoestedt's central point with this original study is that students should not project contemporary understandings on ancient narrative.Indeed, much of her work simply wants to report on the pre Roman Celtic cultures of Ireland, Britain, and Gaul.

Early on admitting that Celtic sources are few Professor Sjoestedt reviews Celtic primary source narratives.She adeptly proves that Irish, British and Gallic gods and heroes found their origins in tribal life.

These primordial beings were born, fought epic battles, gave birth, caroused in huge banquets, founded kingly dynasties, and died from intrigue and war.Unlike immortal Greco-roman deities the Celtic divine ones were never their counter-parts.The Celtic pantheon maintained warrior gods and goddesses who could also double as fertility and agrarian divines.

For war the Celts had, at least, 59 different tribal deities, a fact that seemed to confuse the conquering Romans (who gave the name "Mars" to each Gallic war-god).Rome's Mercury had 19 such Gallic synonymous monikers.Sjoestedt finds, curiously, the Celts had no specific love god or goddess.

Perhaps most interesting is Celtic divinity's fascinating with "threes".The Gauls worshiped three great gods.Early Irish believed in six (apparently a profound derivative of three) ancient races prior to the current population.Three principal festivals (spring, fall, and winter) blanket other lesser annual celebrations.Their threes fixation made early Trinitarian Christian missionaries more acceptable among the Celts.

Sjoestedt is impressive and informative.She is recommended to students of European pre-history, connoisseurs of mythological studies, and Celtic aficionados.

4-0 out of 5 stars Decent introduction
It would be nice if this book was longer. It's barely over a hundred pages, and the author doesn't go into any tremendous depth, which is why it should only be seen as an introduction. She focuses a great deal on Irish tales and mythologies, but only, as she says, because that's where the greatest survival of these topics has occurred. Sjoestedt has a wonderfully gripping style of writing, informative while not too dense, though she occasionally has the habit of leaving a concept or theory left dangling, leaving the reader wanting more. However, this certainly doesn't detract too much from the book's value, and is a wonderful motivation for looking more into the subject--smart move! Seeing as that it was published originally in the late 40's, it obviously doesn't take advantage of more recent scholarship, though neither does this take from the book's worth.

5-0 out of 5 stars Readable, accurate, and useful. A great introductory text, and I only wish it contained more. Highly recommended
God and Heroes of the Celts is an excellent, approachable, rich text that provides a wonderful introduction to ancient Celtic myth, religion, and culture. Sjoestedt discusses the traits of Celtic mythology, the Gods of the Continental Celts, the Mother-Goddess concept (in Ireland specifically), the concept of the Chieftain God, the relationship between the physical and mythical/spiritual world, and the role of the hero within and the hero outside of the tribe. These topic selections cover a great deal of important concepts in ancient Celtic mythology and society, and while the chapters aren't very long, Sjoestedt makes clear and important arguments that are easy to read without being innately obvious or insignificant. My only regret about this book was the length: I wish it had been longer, covered more subjects, and contained more depth (such as contradictions within the myths and more information of the various Gods and Goddess [or God/Goddess types]). Nonetheless, this is a readable, accurate, useful introduction to ancient Celtic religion, and I highly recommend it to the curious reader both as a good read and as a lead-in to further study.

Perhaps the best part about this book is its approachability. The shortness of the text and strength of the arguments could make for a dense, difficult text, but instead Gods and Heroes of the Celts is easy to follow while still containing well-reasoned, strong arguments about the nature of Celtic belief and mythology. The best books on ancient Celtic religion are generally academic texts that can make for difficult reading, and so this text serves a necessary function by introducing the topic and indicating key themes in a way that is accessible to even the newest readers. Despite its place as an introductory text, Gods and Heroes of the Celts isn't basic or obvious: rather, Sjoestedt digs through popular misconceptions and Mediterraneans/Greco-Roman interpretations of Celtic religion in order to make arguments that are informed, accurate, and based in Celtic mythology and culture.

The arguments themselves make up some of the underlying features of an academic, uncontaminated approach to ancient Celtic religion. The concept of the Mother-Goddess is related to the earth and so to natural earth cycles, both creative and destructive; the Chieftain God is related to the Tribe, which must both overcome and work in tandem with the Earth; the heroes are divided into opposing but non-contradictory concepts of of intra- and extra-tribalism; etc. These arguments draw connections between and help make sense of the wide breadth of Celtic myth. Sjoestedt also explains the danger of some previous, popular, faulty interpretations of Celtic myth which interpret Celtic gods from a Greco-Roman viewpoint by either misinterpreting or simplifying gods and goddesses into roles such a sun gods and moon goddesses or else which interpret contradictions as errors and try to reconcile and simplify concepts such as this world v. the Otherworld and the tribal hero v. the non-tribal hero. As such, Sjoestedt's arguments are helpful both by introducing useful, accurate interpretation and by warning the reader away from inaccurate interpretations.

All in all, I very highly recommend this book. I enjoyed reading it and, at such a manageable length, expect to reread it at a later date for a refresher on Sjoestedt's arguments. It is approachable, enjoyable to read, a good introduction and useful guidance (both towards accurate arguments and away from inaccurate ones) and well researched. The translation that I read (the Turtle Island Foundation edition translated by Myles Dillon) seemed to me to be very good: easy to read, and the language felt natural. If ancient Celtic religion interests you, definitely pick up a copy of this book: it's inexpensive, useful, and very easy to read. Your research shouldn't stop here, because the length prevents Sjoestedt from covering a wide breadth of topics or going into great depth, but it is a good read and a great introduction. ... Read more

9. The Celtic Twilight: Faerie and Folklore
by W. B. Yeats
Paperback: 128 Pages (2004-09-10)
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Rooted in myth, occult mysteries, and belief in magic, these stories are populated by a lively cast of sorcerers, fairies, ghosts, and nature spirits. The great Irish poet heard these enchanting, mystical tales from Irish peasants, and the stories' anthropologic significance is matched by their timeless entertainment value.
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5-0 out of 5 stars The Celtic Twilight
Written in the elegant style of Yeats. Considered by some to be among his finest works. A journey into the heart and soul of Ireland. A time of Fae folk and superstition or some alter reality long forgotten?

4-0 out of 5 stars Good collection of personal encounter anecdotes
This book is basically a collection of personal encounters with the Faerie as told to Yeats by country folk he encountered during his research.

4-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful stories and reflections.
I greatly enjoyed the folk stories and mythologies recorded by Yeats in this book.It was very entertaining and enlightening.

5-0 out of 5 stars Isn't Yeats Great?!
I personally love W.B. Yeats.At first I was a little disappointed by the size of the book (it was thinner than I thought it would be), but it made up for it in content.I highly recommend this book to fans of Yeats, and to anyone following a similiar spiritual path to his.This book opens up Yeats' mind to you, the reader, and I hope you find this book as wonderful as I did! As a college student, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it!

5-0 out of 5 stars Faerie Folklore of a Shadowy Ireland of Celtic Mysteries !
In Celtic Twilight, originally published in 1902, Yeats recites several accounts of encounters with the faerie folk and with the people of Ireland of the time which gives us insight into Irish folklore, myth and legend.

Yeats associates poetry with religious ideas and sentiment.And, I believe that he saw himself as writing for Ireland, but a shadowy Ireland of Celtic mysteries and legends, not the Ireland of the modern day.By modern day, of course, I relate this to the modern day of Yeats in the late 1890s and early 1900s.

In the introduction to Celtic Twilight Yeats states; "I have therefore written down accurately and candidly much that I have heard and seen, and, except by way of commentary, nothing that I have merely imagined.I have, however, been at no pains to separate my own beliefs from those of the peasantry, but have rather let my men and women, dhouls and faeries, go their way unoffended or defended by any argument of mine."

I got the strong impression from reading Celtic Twilight that Yeats actually believed in the existence of the faeries.Not just as some myth or legend, but as actual beings that exist in this world, though perhaps unseen by the common man.He wrote each story as if it was something that actually happened, having been related to him by the storyteller, or perhaps that which he had seen for himself in some past time, now recalled as he set pen to paper.

There is a depth to Yeats' writing that lies just below the surface, something that'sperceived more than seen.The idea that perhaps magic and the faerie folk are alive in the world of today, but unseen, or perhaps only seen from time to time as a fleeting shadow until one knows just where to look.

It is interesting to note that Yeats was heavily involved in occult studies and practices as part of the Madame Helene Blavatsky's,Theosophical Society and later, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, and finally in 1912 the Ordo Templi Orientis.

This would have certainly influenced his outlook on life and his belief in, and dare we say ability to see the unseen things of this world.

I too ask myself from time to time; just what unseen things exist in this world.Perhaps Yeats has seen that which other men can only hope for, or that which they turn away from in dread given the course of their spirits.

Yeats also makes a profound observation: "The things a man has heard and seen are threads of life, and if he pull them carefully from the confused distaff of memory, any who will can weave them into whatever garments of belief please them best."

I found Yeats' observation of particular interest, especially when it comes to theological or philosophical thought.If it is those things that we hear and see in life that forms the fabric of our beliefs, then surely we must take care that that which we see and hear forms strong enough threads so that the fabric we weave is not shoddy.

Yeats' works help us build those strong threads in our lives.For, he certainly influenced the world at large with his writings.In 1923 Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, and in 1934 he shared the Gothenburg Prize for Poetry with Rudyard Kipling.

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10. The Encyclopedia of Mythology: Classical, Celtic, Norse
by Arthur Cotterell
Hardcover: 256 Pages (2000-01)
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A compendium of ancient mythical figures covering Greek and Roman, Celtic and Norse cultures. ... Read more

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3-0 out of 5 stars Good, but not excellent, and not comprehensive
This is mostly a picture book. It is in dictionary form, with three dictionaries, one each for Classical, Celtic, and Norse myths. Many of the illustrations are lavish and excellent, including oil paintings, museum pieces, and story-book illistrations circa 1900. Other illustrations (about a third) are meritless; evidently drawn to fill up space in the book.

The text covers major entries that could be found in any dictionary of mythology, but falls severely short on minor characters and places. It is also missing several obvious entries: for example 'dwarf' and 'giant' and 'troll' are missing from the Norse dictionary.

The Norse dictionary includes a smattering of characters from Baltic and Finnish (Kallevalla) mythology but it is even more incomplete than the Scandenavian entries.

5-0 out of 5 stars Everyone must have this!
The Encyclopedia of Mythology, by Arthur Cotterell, is a gorgeous, hardcover book filled with illustrations and text covering Classical, Norse and Celt mythology.Each section opens with full-color, glossy images that outline what you'll be able to find in each section. Every page is just as beautifully illustrated.

The encyclopedia provides a great deal of information on not just the familiar gods and goddesses, but also more obscure ones. It is a terrific educational tool for children and adults. It is also a great book for coffee table discussion.

Writers and artists will also find the encyclopedia to be a wonderful tool for striking the flame beneath the imagination. Most of the artwork to be found within its pages are by artists well-known for their fantasy images. My favorite artist in the book is Alan Lee, whose beautiful paintings are highly regarded by those who enjoy the sword and sorcery, AND the Tolkien realms.

The Encyclopedia of Mythology is a must have for any mythology buff.

5-0 out of 5 stars This book covers everything that you would want to know!
This encyclopedia is a great book for people who are interested in mythology.It is a great resource book for me. I use it a lot forinformation in some of my classes that deal with mythology.I woulddefinatley recommend this book to anyone interested in learning somewonderful stories of the Classical, Norse, and Celtic mythology!Andthere's a great bonus, the pictures are encredible!

5-0 out of 5 stars Wow. It doesn't get better than this!!
This is the most amazing reference book I have ever seen. The book itself is a work of art, not mentioning the BEAUTIFUL illustrations and descriptions of the gods, goddesses, heros, legends, monsters, giants, ect. inside! I recomend this book to anyone who is interested in a good book to cuddle with, learn from, or just read in general! This is such a interesting way to learn, and the artwork is magnificent. I, myself, am making a mozaic dedicated to this book. I love it so much. If you just leafed through it you would be caught by it too.

5-0 out of 5 stars Comprehensive and beautiful!

This handsomely bound work is sure to be
invaluable to anyone interested in European
mythologies. Written by Arthur Cotterell, a
well-respected scholar of mythologies and
ancient civilizations, the degree of detail
is remarkably complete. Entries vary from a
few sentences to over a page, depending upon
the subject. In addition, special feature
spreads provide more detailed examination of
specific mythological themes.

The reference is also a work of beauty. Every
page is copiously illustrated and the heavy-
stock paper is well suited to high-quality
color reproductions. The magnificent artwork,
almost entirely by well-known and respected
artists, is thoroughly cited.

Best of all, this wealth of information is
easily accessible. A thorough index refers
readers to all pages in which a subject name
appears, with main entry pages designated by
bold-face type. The entries themselves offer
effective, yet non-obtrusive, references to
related entries or themes.

This reference is highly recommended for
anyone interested in Classical, Celtic, or
Norse mythologies. Undoubtedly helpful to
scholars, it should also prove fascinating to
casual readers and to all who appreciate fine art.

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11. Celtic Mythology (Volume 3)
by John Arnott Macculloch
Paperback: 216 Pages (2010-10-14)
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This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Volume: 3; Original Published by: Marshall Jones company in 1918 in 570 pages; Subjects: Mythology, Celtic; Mythology, Slavic; Legends, Celtic; Celts; Mythology, Baltic; Mythology; Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology; History / Europe / Western; History / Europe / Great Britain; History / Europe / Ireland; Body, Mind & Spirit / Spirituality / Celtic; Social Science / Folklore & Mythology; ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Decent Survey, though somewhat dated
This book is somewhat dated (as can be expected given that it was published about a hundred years ago).At the same time, it is fairly basic in the level of analysis given, so it is probably one of the better introductions to the study of Celtic myth (after one is generally familiar with the sources and myths themselves).

Where the book really shines though is in the illustration setting.It includes detailed material on New Grange, Gaulish coins, Gaulish iconography and more.

On the whole, I think the book is still quite valuable despite its age, and I would highly recommend it.

5-0 out of 5 stars An amazing mythology collection
I suppose that some of the work in this book, one of a 13 volume set written between 1916 and 1932 (reprinted in the 1960s), has been changed by more recent scholarship, but there is still nothing to equal this fantastic achievement.The set includes not only the more familiar myths such as Greek and Roman, but pretty well succeeds in its goal to include all of humanity. The text is extremely detailed but very readable; none of the turgid prose so often associated with academia. The volumes contain numerous illustrations, both in the text and as plates (mostly black & white.)

One of the most useful parts of the set is the final volume, an extremely detailed index, which allows the reader to pursue a theme, or even a topic as specific as the significance of belts, across all the volumes.The individual volumes do not have their own indices, but the tables of contents are fairly detailed.The books appear to have been issued without dust jackets.

4-0 out of 5 stars good for the advanced student of mythology
Despite it seemingly basic title, this is not a basic text for explorers of Celtic mythology.For those interested in introducing themselves to the stories, something like Squire or Rolleston might be more useful.But to someone who already knows them, they will find the tale theme comparisons interesting and might also enjoy the presentations of alternative forms of the tales.It is more of a comparative study, rather than a straight forward rendering of the tales.While the three major heroes (CuChulain, Fion, and Arthur) get a fuller treatment, other stories, which would be pages long in other books, are reduced to as little as a paragraph.It is a great book, though, for one ready to delve farther into this fascinating subject. ... Read more

12. Kindling the Celtic Spirit: Ancient Traditions to Illumine Your Life Through the Seasons
by Mara Freeman
Hardcover: 416 Pages (2001-01-01)
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In this beautiful treasury of sacred wisdom, Mara Freeman shares the rich legacy of the Celts -- the festivals, gods and goddesses, saints, faeries, music, poetry, and storytelling that anchor this magical tradition. Discover myths, rituals, recipes, and crafts for every month of theyear. Honor Saint Brigit with a prayer in February, or ensure a merry start to May with a bowl of frothy syllabub. Come together with friends and neighbors to celebrate community in the high days of August, then learn to weave a solstice wreath in snowy December.

Traditional blessings, ancient lore, and guided meditations inspire you to reconnect with the rhythms of the natural world, and view the sacred as an integral part of every day. Rediscover the wisdom and healing power of nature, and cultivate and honor your soul as you would the earth. Let the spirit of the ancient Celts enchant you in every season, year after year.

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For over 2,000 years, oppressors and natural disasters have workedagainst the Celts, threatening to obliterate the ancient tribe's language,traditions, and spirituality. "Yet in the past 30 yearsor so, many willing minds and hands have undertaken the task of rekindlingthe guttering flame of the Celtic spirit," writes author Mara Freeman inKindling the Celtic Spirit. Freeman is, in fact, one of those maintaining the fire, having spent 35 years studying Celtic traditions andassembling this well-written and organized tribute. Following the format of the Celtic calendar, Freemanshares the stories, recipes, spells, and Gaelic expressions that go witheach of the monthly festivals and celebrations. The February chaptercelebrates the Festival of Brigit (the goddess who represents the bride oryoung maiden). October pays tribute to the Festival of Samhain (thecelebration that marks the beginning of winter and may have been the CelticNew Year). She recounts the origins of Samhain Eve, or "Mischief Night,"which Americans celebrate by trick-or-treating. She teaches magical spells,tells a spine-chilling spooky story, and shows readers how to carve turniplanterns, using a large rutabaga.

Although she writes about faeries, tree spirits, and other mythologicalcreatures, Freeman narrates with confidence and maturity, so that readersfeel as though they are sitting with a learned scholar. The elegant pen-and-ink illustrations by Linda Carol Risso capture the humble pagan originswhile respecting the sophistication of Celtic design. The upshot is abeautifully crafted book with plenty of substance for those who likeimmersing themselves in this enchanting, age-old tribe. --GailHudson ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Beautiful; just simply beautiful.
This book took me back to another time and place. Mara Freeman tells a story the way I imagine the old bards of Ireland did.

She also does an amazing job explaining how Pre-Christian paganism became blended into a new Christian paganism after the Catholic monks arrived in Ireland. This book is interesting even if just from a Roman Catholic's perspective because Catholicism's pagan roots are so obvious and explained so beautifully here. But, it is also a book for anyone who is interested in Irish folklore and mostly a book for anyone drawn to Celtic mysticism. With all the New Age nonsense out there, and all the other "how to" books out there, this book is one that readers can connect with and in doing so discover that our lives truly are "the music of what happens."

Thank you Mara!

4-0 out of 5 stars A must for your spiritual journey
My sister recommended this and I am so glad that I bought it. It is beautifully written and is a wonderful journey for those looking for guidance.

5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Resource
I highly recommend this book for all levels of interest in Celtic Life and traditions. Simple to understand and researched in detail.The Author knows her stuff and shares it so generously!

5-0 out of 5 stars Celtic Spirit, an Uplifting Experience!
Thoroughly enjoyed reading (and re-reading) this book. I can see it being part of my personal library and holiday traditions for years to come.

5-0 out of 5 stars Still Don't Know How She Did It
I received this book as a gift from my husband at the Winter Solstice in 2005, and finally am reviewing it. It has taken me this long because I don't quite know how to express the depth of my passion about this book. Everytime I open it, I feel I have a veritable one-volume library of Celtic lore. That's what I meant by I don't know how she did it! I've been on the Celtic path for over thirty years, and shenot only puts in my favorite poems, she surprises me on every other page. Also, the recipes and activities that are at the end of each month serve to deepen the connection to the lore. Don't miss the Watercress soup from the House of Light Chapter for July, it's delicious! I honestly feel that years from now, I will still be discovering new treasures in this library.
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13. Celtic Mythology (Mythology Around the World)
by Corona Brezina
Library Binding: 64 Pages (2007-09-30)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Worth Buying....
This is another excellent book from the "Mythology Around The World" series.Engaging pictures and easy-to-read, high interest text make this an appropriate item for youngsters who are just entering the age where they can appreciate world cultures and world myths.

Some of the topics included are the following: the Celtic Realm; pre-Christian Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England; druids; Tuatha De Danann; Samhain (October 31); Beltane (May 1); Leabhar Gabhala--The Book of Invasions; Tir na Nog--the Land of Forever Young; Lugh; Cu Chulainn; Finn mac Cumhaill; King Arthur; Saint Brigit, the Enduring Power of Myth, and more.

The book offers an excellent "For More Information" section, a Glossary, and an Index. It makes an excellent edition to a home or classroom library. ... Read more

14. Women in Celtic Myth: Tales of Extraordinary Women from the Ancient Celtic Tradition
by Moyra Caldecott
Paperback: 224 Pages (1992-03-01)
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In Celtic myth, the mixture of wise spiritual teaching and dramatic imagery creates new, potent, and disturbing visions.This selection of eleven stories-some more than 3,000 years old-focuses on the women of ancient British mythology, from the formidable women warriors who trained heros to fight and kill to the beautiful companions who led them to higher realms of feminine intuition and spiritual wisdom.Caldecott goes beyond a mere recounting of female strength, providing lucid personal commentary that illuminates the complete myth and the culture from which it springs.These powerful stories transmit a recognition of the mystery of being and an understanding of the powerful magic of inner transformation. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars women of celtic myth
I wanted to learn more about the celtic life, where wormen were in this life and how I could use information to empower women to exceed I have a celtic background and also used the book to delve into my traditions. The book is not hard to read and in a story format, which allows imagination as well as visualization. I would recommend it highly

3-0 out of 5 stars What in blazes does Freud have to do with the ancient Celts?
Four stars for the actual stories in Moyra Caldecott's collection, _Women in Celtic Myth_. But then I always like a good retelling. I was particularly impressed with "Findabair and Maeve", since the story of Queen Maeve's daughter is obscure. Ditto for the two Scottish folk tales, "The Sea-Maiden" and "The Farmer's Youngest Daughter."

Read it for the stories, SKIP the psychological and/or mystical theory that follows each one. It is completely obnoxious and off-base. The example that really sticks out in my mind is the analysis of Maeve and Aillill as the animal passions and the thinking mind, respectively. Huh? Maeve drinks and fights and has sex, so she represents the id? I don't buy it. Maeve drinks and fights and has sex because the Irish likes stories about people who did those things. Or, if you're determined to read a deep meaning into the myth, at least come up with one that's germane to the culture. If you want to tell me that Maeve's behavior indicates a sovereignty figure, I'll listen. If you want to tell me her myth is a Freudian text written long before its time, I'll just groan and skip ahead to the next tale. This book would have been much better if the modern psychological theory could have been left out.

5-0 out of 5 stars A wonderful introduction to Celtic goddess devotion
I read this book a number of years ago, and I still love it.Each goddess is given a new myth, based in the old, and written from a new, feminist perspective.If you are into Celtic spirituality at all, I highly recommend this book.If you are a student of Celtic mythology, I also recommend this book, for the different perspective it will give you.It is an easy read, and great introduction to the central goddesses in Celtic mythology.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great stories
This book takes each of the Celtic goddesses (Irish, Welsh, and Scottish) and devotes a little fictional short story to her.Chapters include "Arianrhod and Bledouwedd," "The Three Etains," and "Emer and the Women Who Loved Cu Chulaind," as well as chapters (or stories) on Maeve, the Morrigan, Grania, Macha, and many others.The stories are based on elements of the actual myth, but because they are new short stories crafted by the author they flow smoothly and are so interesting you can't put the book down..I have found that learning about the myths this way has helped me to understand them much better.Caldecott also has a good introduction discussing the Celts and their myths, and a commentary after each story with added info about each myth and listing her sources for further reading.

5-0 out of 5 stars This is a great read!
Ms. Caldecott offers interesting history on the Celts in her introduction and also offers insightful interpretations and analysis of Celtic mythological tales after retelling these great stories from the point ofview of the main female characters.A great book -- I highly recommend itfor anyone interested in the genre. ... Read more

15. Mysterious Celtic Mythology in American Folklore
by Bob Curran
Hardcover: 296 Pages (2010-06-29)
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Many American legends have Celtic origins. Each chapter in this fascinating book presents a Celtic myth and a similar American one. Celtic immigrants brought these legends to all regions of the U.S. Old-world mythology morphs into New World folklore. Curran recounts America's oldest legends and traces their origins to the Celtic mythology of Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, presenting a similar old-world tale alongside each American version. Once transported to America, the original Celtic tales evolved to assimilate the new population's geographic, social, and religious customs, weaving their way into the fabric of American folk history. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Education with a scary twist
Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (10/10)

I consider myself a master when it comes to reading horror. While other kids were reading "The Hardy Boys,",I was getting lost in the worlds created by Stephen King and R.L. Stine. Still, I found a treasure of little-known knowledge within the pages of "Mysterious Celtic Mythology in American Folklore." Throughout the ages and across the globe, people have imagined all kinds of horrors that lurk in the darkness. Mr. Curran introduces us to many of these creatures that have either been lost in the past or changed with the times.

Each chapter provides information on a different category of supernatural entity and draws comparisons between the legends of the Celtic lands and those of the United States. Do these comparisons indicate that similar ghostly forces were at work on both sides of the ocean simultaneously or are they merely an example of how Celtic traditions melded with American ones when settlers traveled to the New World in search of a new life? Mr. Curran leaves it up to you to decide, but he provides a lot of information along the way to help you draw your own conclusions.

From lost and fabulous kingdoms to devil creatures, we are taken on a journey through history that provides insight into mythology and folklore and how these tales of terror have affected people throughout the ages. While it would have been easy to deliver this information in a dry textbook fashion, the author wisely chose to entertain as well as inform. Each chapter is filled with stories that have been handed down through the generations, sharing both personal and second-hand accounts of supernatural events that may have transpired. More than a few of these stories rival some of the best-selling horror plots that are on bookstore shelves and will have you forgetting that you're actually reading a non-fiction book. While I found all the stories to be entertaining, my personal favorite was found in the chapter that discusses ghosts, spirits, and the unquiet dead. The story of Rhode Island's Sarah Tillinghast provides edge-of-your-seat suspense that is sure to please anyone who enjoys a good vampire story.

Fans of myths, legends, folk tales, and horror stories will definitely want to add "Mysterious Celtic Mythology in American Folklore" to their collection. ... Read more

16. Advanced Celtic Shamanism
by D.J. Conway
Paperback: 350 Pages (2000-09-30)
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Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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The hazel tree and the sacred well - ancient mythical symbols of Celtic wisdom and spirituality - provide a thread to follow through history and lore, back to the ancient practice of European shamanism. In her new book, D. J. Conway uses the four paths of shamanism (healer, bard, warrior, and mystic) to translate Celtic spirituality into a usable form for today's seekers. Unlike beginners' guides now on the market, this book is an advanced study of the practice. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Good directional info
I bought this book after reading a friends copy.I found that while it has some inaccuracies, there are many parts of this book that ring true (for me at least), and wanted my own copy for future reference.I believe it is an excellent book for continuing to study The Shamanic Path; but as with all written information, your own direct experiences are more important and this book should only be used as a guide.

1-0 out of 5 stars Fictitious Fluff
D.J. Conway does it again.Seriously, why doesn't she just write fiction novels.It's clear that most of her ideas are fantasy backed up by more fantasy.There is almost nothing of value in this book about Celtic or shamanic anything.Conway even embarrasses respectable wiccans.I agree with another reviewer, I wish there was a 0 setting.I'm just glad I was not duped into opening my wallet for this garbage, I reviewed it in the bookstore.

1-0 out of 5 stars advanced bs... not worth a dollar
firstly, this book is historically and factually incorrect. (not always but ive found big mistakes like citing aries as a water sign? fire duh basics) anywaze also alot of DJ Conway's references are basic 101 reader works and not reference texts or nonfiction works. (she gets her references from books that i dont consider advanced.) So where is this advanced shamanism.. not here. Dj Conway changes information to fit her idea of the occult and lables it something that is historic, ancient, and obviously pre-established. This is NOT a good book. tell you what youd be better off reading a book by an archeologist and putting the peices together by your self. She does have good meditaions but this is not what it presents its self as. Straighforward, it was a waste of money.

2-0 out of 5 stars Not advanced, but a continuation of the first book
This book is not necessarily advanced but merely a continuation of the earlier book By Oak, Ash, and Thorn by the same author, with some overlap.Filled with mini glossaries, correspondances and exercises, it's only recommended if you absolutely adore the first title.

1-0 out of 5 stars Not great.
I'm not normally so turned off by a book that I give it one star and wish like mad that there was a choice for zero.This is one such book, however, and I have yet to find a DJ Conway book that I have been able to take seriously.Conway has a habit of making up her own tradition and writing it as fact, as history, as Tradition.Conway's idea of tradition is to decide what feels right for her, which is more than fine - many of us do this in our own lives, however where she loses my respect in her writing is in that she writes of these beliefs as having some historical basis when there is in fact none.

If you want something that will give you advanced *anything* Celtic, read the works of Skip Ellison (ArchDruid of Ar n'Draiocht Fein), John & Caitlin Matthews, and especially Celtic mythology and legend such as The Mabinogion for more of a Welsh flavor, The Tain bo Culain (or simply The Tain) which is also known as The Cattle Raid of Cooley for the Irish end, might also try reading Celtic Heritage by Alwyn and Bryn Rees, it's a bit dry but brilliant and well-researched.

I suppose what it comes down to is this:What is it that you want to get out of your reading materials?If you want fiction, this book certainly fits the bill as it is the author's mostly made-up and ill-researched version of Celtic Spirituality/Shamanism but you might find more interesting and educational fiction in the books of Marion Zimmer Bradley or Morgan Llewellyn.

How serious are you about your Path?Try reading around and find out.
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17. The Mist-Filled Path: Celtic Wisdom for Exiles, Wanderers, and Seekers
by M.A. Frank MacEowen
Paperback: 272 Pages (2002-04-09)
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The Mist-Filled Path: Celtic Wisdom for Exiles, Wanderers, & Seekers is a timely and powerful guide to a vision of human spirituality in the third millennium.

Although rooted in the ancient wisdom of the animistic and mystical Celtic traditions, the teachings of The Mist-Filled Path will resonate with readers of such authors as Pema Chodron, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Julia Butterfly Hill, John and Caitlin Matthews, and Matthew Fox.

In the Introduction: Waking Up in the Land of Sleepwalkers we encounter a stirring call to question our habitual habits of addiction and materialism, to reclaim our holy senses, and a sacred relationship to the earth as a sentient and intelligent spiritual force.

In Chapter 1, The Threshold of the Mist, we learn about the mist as both an actual and tangible presence, as well as a moving metaphor for a kind of spiritual orientation rooted in the principles of mindfulness and rhythm.

In Chapter 2, The People of the Shapes, The Children of the Mist, we learn about the Celtic peoples (the Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Bretons, Manx, and the Galicians) as a people of migration and movement.

In Chapter 3, The Spirit of Longing, we begin to turn our attention to the longing in our souls and how the Spirit of Longing is a valuable and trustworthy friend in the process of spiritual inquiry.

In Chapter 4 and 5, Riding the Wind, and Dancing the Sun, we learn of the initiatory account of Frank MacEowen--a long-time participant in indigenous ceremonies of various kinds--who became aware of the living spirits of his ancestors while dancing in an Oglala Lakota Sun Dance ceremony.

In Chapter 6, The Shape of the Sacred World, we enter into an exploration of the mystical dimensions of Celtic spirituality.

In Chapter 7, The Great Song, we contemplate a Celtic Creation story that is not a story but a song; a living and continually renewing process of which we are all a part.

In Chapter 8, The Mothering Heart of God, we encounter a deeply moving examination of the widespread denigration of the feminine by modern industrialized cultures and something MacEowen calls "the pater conspiracy"--the tendency for a male-dominated and patriarchal world to emphasize brute strength rather than spiritual warriorship based on the principles of peace, an honoring of the earth, and the feminine (accompanied by methods for all of us to "welcome the Mother home."

In Chapter 9, The Body As Holy, MacEowen addresses the body as a sensual and trustworthy companion.

In Chapters 10, 11, and 12, MacEowen outlines a vision of engaged spirituality that weaves social activism, a love of the earth, and healing of the self and the world.Amazon.com Review
In this book, MacEowen, a teacher of the spiritual traditions of Scotland and Ireland, issues a call to readers longing to live a more authentic life to wake up from "the land of sleepwalkers.""Too many of us squander our lives," he writes, "filling our minds with a crazed habitual raciness that is hard to throw off." MacEowen’s purpose is to show us how to break free of our unconscious habits to place our awareness where it matters, living from the perspective of our inner senses and informed by our souls. The "Mist" he speaks of is a metaphor for spirituality used by Celtic peoples. Drawing on his own personal experiences and myths and poems of the Celts and Druids, MacEowen introduces readers conditioned by modern Western society to a world of mystery and meaning that is ours to enter into at any time, were we only to become more aware of it.

Throughout the book, he also shares various exercises to help us further that awareness, and in the process he makes a compelling argument that the "good life" that all of us yearn for can only be found when we live each day with a sense of "wonderment and wakeful purpose" that is in tune with our divine birthright. With The Mist-Filled Path, MacEowen joins writers such as John O’Donahue (Anam Cara) and Caitlin Mathews (The Encyclopedia of Celtic Wisdom) in introducing readers to the ancient spiritual traditions of "the misty green isles" of Ireland and Scotland that gave meaning to their inhabitants for many centuries, and which still hold value for us here in the 21st century. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars a manual for all
this book is so concisely and well written. Frank writes in a way my soul understands. It was wonderfully reassururing to feel my soul come home. This book is written by a man who not only researches his info but lives it.

5-0 out of 5 stars Outstanding
After taking out many books on Celtic Spirituality over the years at my local library, this book, and John O'Donohue's work, are the ones I felt compelled to add to my own library at home. This book has changed the way I look at the world-- one really can't ask for more than that from a book on spirituality-- or on any topic, for that matter.

Like many truths, the ones articulated herein seem to be ones we have always known, on a subconscious level-- but it takes someone walking the path before us to articulate them, and bring them into our consciousness. This the author does wonderfully. The book is clear, and poetically written.

A note to the author: continue on your path, and please continue to share your insights with us. There will always be naysayers, and it's difficult not to take personal attacks personally. So be it-- it was ever thus. Some people just can't see the forest for the trees-- or for the mist, as the case may be. How people react to our work is their own business-- our business is to continue the work given to us.

5-0 out of 5 stars If God Had a Voice it would be Frank MacEowens.
And if I could have a dying wish, it would be to walk through the Mist with this magic man. His words reflect a wisdom transcending the lower mind and embracing a larger vision which most of this world has not seen for eons.
When a mans's words speak of compassion and gentleness, and embrace all of life, these are words expressing the greater vision of God itself....it can be nothing less than of a higher intelligence and love.
As another said, I could also feel myself breathing deeper and deeper when I am reading the words of an ineffable beauty such as Franks. Whenever I need to breathe or forget how, I pick up this book. I have shared it with another who needs these mists of magic as an experience in our urban life.
Anyone who speaks angrily of this man or his words have not the vision or greater intelligence to see the grandisosity of his beauty. They are mere, and small and have nothing else to do but express negative emotionality at their own frustrations....this is in direct response to a couple of the reviews here.

I wish every man I could meet would speak as Frank does....or feel his feelings....the world would be so much more alive and vibrant for it.
Frank MacEowen, I love you as an ancient and eternal spirit! I have a dying wish to walk the mist with you at least once.......
Walk in Beauty,

3-0 out of 5 stars Taking Issue With Racist Review
I am the author of the book in question. I take issue with the individual's assertion that I am "weak minded" simply because I am willing to look starkly into the face of the shadow-side of my ancestral culture(s) as part of my process of self-exploration. One of the perspectives I present in the book is that *ALL* cultures have a residual shadow. Whatever energies are there that are not brought to consciousness and transformed continue to influence us. This same perspective--although worked with differently in practice--is something that the late Swiss psychoanalyst C.G. Jung asserted vehemently. He once remarked, "Whatever is avoided in the shadow is lived out as fate." I would ask you: What is weak minded? Not wanting to look at the reality of these things, or being willing to step into the thick of it. Am I willing to openly embrace the fact that some of my ancestors were involved in oppressing others? Yes. And in acknowledging that and embracing that as one sliver that comprises the legacy of my ancestors (others were freedom-fighters for the downtrodden), I am able to learn from their journey. By being willing to own up to the fact that *some* of my "White" ancestors oppressed others I am able to transform that energy to become something else and to work toward creating a different kind of world. Does this make me "PC"? I think not. It makes me awake. "PC" would imply that such an orientation toward unbridled love and human equality is only being portrayed for some measure of gain. The only gain worth gaining is freedom. The inner work I describe in my books is done so to help facilitate some individuals in becoming truly free. Are you?

1-0 out of 5 stars A weak book by a weakminded man.
The mist filled path is filled with selfloathing White discriminatory politically correct idiocy.

If one is writing a Celtic book then By the Gods be true to the Celts, Frank is not true to the Celts his "supposed" people.

To sell out ones own people by shifting the blame of all the worlds ills upon them is the greatest of sins.

He should maybe stop writing books and start working at the salvation army instead, perhaps he can then feel justified in being White. ... Read more

18. Druids, Gods & Heroes from Celtic Mythology (World Mythology Series)
by Anne Ross
Paperback: 132 Pages (1994-04)
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Collected here in one volume are the myths, legends, and stories of the Celts from the most ancient Irish tales to the Arthurian saga. Richly illustrated with 18 full-color paintings and 40 line drawings, and complete with a guide to the symbols in the illustrations, and a pronunciation guide. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Celtic Mythology 101
This volume is a fine introduction to Celtic mythology, featuring fourteen chapters of stories.Most pages are illustrated with black and white illustrations by John Sibbit, paired with occasional two-page full color spreads by Roger Garland.The double-column small type lends a textbook feel, as the book races through legend after legend, each tale punctuated by headers.The vibrant color pictures depict scenes of beauty and terror such as the great battle of the giants of Morvah, Cath Palug the monster cat, Fionn's salmon of knowledge and the Lady of the Lake from Arthurian tales.The short pronunciation guide in the back of the book is a boon for readers unfamiliar with the unconventional appearance of Irish and Welsh spelling.This book would be appropriate for middle-schoolers and up.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great for Kids and Beginners
It's good news to see this book back in print. Originally aimed at children, this book was written by an able, insightful archaeologist and folklorist. The content reflects the author's professional expertise, her gifts as a teacher, and the insights she has gained from living among Scottish bearers of tradition. If you are looking for a wonderful and accurate book to share with children, this beautifully illustrated volume is ideal. However, I also recommend it to those who are new to the subject because it combines tales and archaeological evidence in a delightfully informative way.

3-0 out of 5 stars I've finished the prologue... now what?
Ross's "Druids, Gods and Heroes from Celtic Mythology" was the first book about the Celts I ever got my hands on, and it is one I keep going back to -however, in continous Celtic study, it is getting less and less value. As a first book, it is great. Ross offers a simple glance atthe Celtic world, along with a few of its gods, but it is very shallow. Thestories, which are beautifully illustrated, are in short versions, leavingout much of the detail (which in itself slightly kills the Celtic spirit).As a prologue for continued study, it works just nicely, but I wouldn'treccomend it to anyone who's read a couple of books on Celtic mythology. Asa camp-fire, story telling or general interest book, though, it iswonderful.

4-0 out of 5 stars A beautiful book
I loved the artwork and the stories about the celtic myths. I was a little disappointed that there was so little information about the gods like Cernunnos, Epona, and others. But the book gave a very good explanation to why and I admire Anne Ross' as an author. ... Read more

19. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Peter Berresford Ellis
Paperback: 240 Pages (1994-06-23)
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The Celts were one of the great founding civilizations of Europe and the first North European people to emerge into recorded history, producing a vibrant labyrinth of mythological tales and sagas that have influenced the literary traditions of Europe and the world.

The first A-Z reference of its kind, Dictionary of Celtic Mythology is fascinating and accessible guide to the gods and goddesses, the heroes and heroines, the magical weapons, fabulous beasts, and otherworld entities that populate the myths of this rich European culture. Like A Dictionary of Irish Mythology before it, this is a who's who and what's what of the epic Celtic sagas and tales. Predated only by Greek and Latin by virtue of the fact that the Celtic languages were not written until the early Christian era, Celtic mythology is a development from a far earlier oral tradition containing voices from the dawn of European civilization. The peoples of these Celtic cultures survive today on the western seaboard of Europe--the Irish, Manx, and Scots, who make up the Goidelic- (or Gaelic) speaking branch of Celts, and the Welsh, Cornish, and Brentons, who represent the Brythonic-speaking branch. And it is in these languages that their vibrant and fascinating mythology has been recorded and appreciated throughout the world. In his introduction, Ellis discusses the roles of these six cultures, the evolution (or demise) of the languages, and the relationship between the legends, especially the Irish and Welsh, the two major Celtic cultures. From Celtic legends have come not only the stories of Cuchulainn and Fionn MacCumhail, of Deidre of the Sorrows and the capricious Grainne, but the stories of the now world-famous Arthur, and the romantic tragedy of Tristan and Iseult.

An easy-to-read handbook, The Dictionary of Celtic Mythology presents a fascinating window to centuries of rich oral and written tradtion from the mists of Europe's origins. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars I highly recommend this book!
If you are into Celtic Mythology than this book is a must to add! It covers alot & is enjoyable to read as well!

5-0 out of 5 stars Good Resource
I have found this to be a very useful little book.Entries include not only ones of legendary interest, but of Celtic interest in general-entries for ancient Celtic kingdoms (e.g. Galatia) and cultural or spiritual attributes (e.g. Fasting).It is one of those concise, at-a-glance, pull-it-out-of-your-pocket type books that can come in handy when reading Irish folktales, or even if you are just bored and feel like flipping through a book.It focuses primarily on the mythology of Eire and Cymry, but also gives Scottish, Pictish, Cornish, Manx, Breton, Gaulish, Celt-Iberian, and Galatian topics some attention, including a brief list of major Gaulish gods and major Celtic holidays, and a substantial biblography.Again, a very useful book, highly recommended for anyone finding Celtic folklore, or the Celts in general interesting.

2-0 out of 5 stars Not Recommended
Like many of P.B. Ellis' books, this volume is not as accurate as it seems. The linguistic information, in particular, is unreliable. For a few more dollars, you can have the much more reliable and more comprehensive _Dictionary of Celtic Mythology_ edited by James Mac Killop. It's worth the extra investment, no matter how strict your budget.

4-0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended
This is a very useful reference book for anyone studying Celtic mythology. It is comprehensive and its readability is enhanced by the clear and uncluttered design. Entries vary from names ("Manannan Mac Lir")to topics ("Ard Ri"), and provide succinct yet clear descriptionsand histories. However, it is clear that choices have been made where spacewas limited or excessive material would detract from the readability. Thisis most notable in cases where the book says, "There are no fewer thanseven persons of this name in Celtic mythology. However, the most notableis ...".Yet despite this minor shortcoming, this is one of the booksI reach for first when I need to look up the details of some obscure Irishhero or monster.

All in all, this is an excellent book for getting abasic idea before embarking on a more detailed investigation. ... Read more

20. Mythology of the Celtic People
by Charles Squire
Paperback: 450 Pages (1998-12-01)
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