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The Celtic realms

Author: Myles Dillon; Nora K Chadwick
Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, [1967]
Series: History of civilisation (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In their masterly survey of the history and culture of the Celtic peoples, Dillon and Chadwick cover the whole period from the Celts' pre-historic origins to the Norman invasion of Britain. Though few really understand Celtic art, the authors demonstrate the peculiar genius of the Celts in their religion, literature, and visual arts.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dillon, Myles, 1900-1972.
Celtic realms.
London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, [1967]
(OCoLC)647603603
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myles Dillon; Nora K Chadwick
OCLC Number: 2617799
Description: [12], 355 pages 64 plates, 6 maps 25 cm.
Contents: Disovering the Celts --
The History and Geography of the British Isles to the End of the Roman Period --
The Celtic Revival --
The Formation of the Historical Celtic Kingdoms --
Secular Institutions: Early irish Society --
the Early History of tthe Modern Celtic Kingdoms --
Celtic Religion and Mythology and the Literature of the Otherworld --
Celtic Christianity and its Literature --
The Celtic Languages and the Beginnings of Literature --
Irish Literature --
Welsh Literature --
Celtic Art.
Series Title: History of civilisation (London, England)
Responsibility: [by] Myles Dillon and Nora K. Chadwick.

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In their masterly survey of the history and culture of the Celtic peoples, Dillon and Chadwick cover the whole period from the Celts' pre-historic origins to the Norman invasion of Britain. Though few really understand Celtic art, the authors demonstrate the peculiar genius of the Celts in their religion, literature, and visual arts.

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