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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Caitlin Matthews; John Matthews
|ISBN:||9781852305611 1852305614 9781852305604 1852305606|
|Description:||456 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1. Shamanic memory. The memory of faith ; The Milesian taking of Ireland ; Selections from the Dindsenchas ; The memory of trees ; On the Ogam Beithluisnin / by Charles Graves ; The Ogam tract ; Lore of the great trees ; The memory of animals ; The Hawk of Achill, or the legend of the oldest animals / by Eleanor Hull ; The finding of Mabon ; The memory of the ancestors ; Tuan mac Carill's story ; The settling of the Manor of Tara ; Consulting with ancestors / by Caitlín Matthews --
Part 2. Vision poets, druids and shamanic guardians. Initiations ; The boyhood exploits of Finn ; The crane bag ; How Finn found knowledge ; Finn and the man in the tree ; Shapeshifting ; Fith-fath : shapeshifting in Celtic tradition / by Caitlín Matthews ; The shapeshifting swineherds ; The frenzy of Suibhne ; Druids and vision poets ; Lord and lady of the wheel : the careers of Mog Roith and Tlachtga / by Caitlín Matthews ; The colloquy of the two sages / by John Matthews ; The three cauldrons of inspiration / by Caitlín Matthews --
Part 3. The bright knowledge. Prophecy and divination ; The Celtic art of divination / by Caitlín Matthews ; The sovereign prophecy ; The tale of the ordeals ; Healing and soul-restoration ; Healing among the Celts : the children of Airmed / by Caitlín Matthews ; The circuits of the soul in Celtic tradition / by Caitlín Matthews ; Dreams and visions ; Incubation and the dream quest / by John Matthews ; The adventures of Nera --
Part 4. Otherworldly journeys. The journey quest ; The quest as shamanic journey / by Caitlín Matthews ; The death of Fergus mac Leide ; The adventures of Art Son of Conn ; In the House of Sidhe ; The wooing of Etain ; The fosterage house of the two milk pails ; The yew tree of the disputing sons.
|Other Titles:||Encyclopedia of Celtic wisdom|
|Responsibility:||[edited by] Caitlín and John Matthews.|