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Heroes of the dawn : Celtic myth.

Author: Fergus Fleming; Duncan Baird Publishers.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, ©1996.
Series: Myth and mankind.
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Enter the Celtic world of gods, goddesses, & the cosmos, where King Arthur pulled a sword from a stone. Here, with maps & historical overviews, are some of the most powerful & unforgettable Celtic stories ever told. A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heroes of the dawn.
Amsterdam : Time-Life Books, ©1996
(OCoLC)894781381
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fergus Fleming; Duncan Baird Publishers.
ISBN: 0705421716 9780705421713
OCLC Number: 37347338
Notes: "Writers, Fergus Fleming [and others] ; created, edited and designed by Duncan Baird Publishers"--Title page verso.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
Contents: The Celtic world. Picture essay: Art, myth and symbol --
Gods, goddesses and the cosmos. The sacred world of the Celts ; The Mother Goddess ; Lords of the heavens ; The Otherworld ; Gods and the natural world ; The great festivals ; Knowledge and wisdom ; Ritual and sacrifice ; Picture essay: Mystic animals --
Battles of the heroes. The great invasions ; The Ulster wars ; Finn and the Fianna ; Oenghus, god of love ; Fantastic journeys ; Picture essay: A palace for the gods --
Tales of magic and transformation. The sources of Welsh myth ; The lord of the Otherworld ; Bran the blessed ; The enchantment of Dyfed ; The Virgin's lap ; Culhwch, the royal hero ; Shorter tales --
Legends of Arthur. The historical Arthur ; The legendary Arthur ; Picture essay: Arthurian sites ; The magic of Merlin ; Gawain and the Orkney Clan ; Lancelot ; Guinevere ; Fairy queens of the Round Table ; The Knight of the Lion ; Tristan and Isolde ; The Holy Grail ; The fall of Camelot --
The legacy of the Celts.
Series Title: Myth and mankind.
Other Titles: Celtic myth
Celtic myth and mankind

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Enter the Celtic world of gods, goddesses, & the cosmos, where King Arthur pulled a sword from a stone. Here, with maps & historical overviews, are some of the most powerful & unforgettable Celtic stories ever told. A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.

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