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The pagan religions of the ancient British Isles : their nature and legacy

Author: Ronald Hutton
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : B. Blackwell, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles, from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity, one of the least familiar but most extensive periods in Britain's history. Ronald Hutton draws upon a wealth of new data, much of it archaeological, that has transformed interpretation over the past decade. Giving more or less equal weight to all periods, from the Neolithic to the Middle Ages,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Hutton
ISBN: 0631189467 9780631189466 0631172882 9780631172888
OCLC Number: 30758682
Description: xxiii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The mysteries begin --
The time of the tombs --
The coming of the circles --
Into the darkness --
The people of the mist --
The imperial synthesis --
The clash of faiths --
Legacy of shadows.
Responsibility: Ronald Hutton.

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This is the first survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity, one of the least familiar periods in Britaina s history. Ronald Hutton draws  Read more...

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"An excellent, up--to--date compendium of British pagan religions based primarily upon recent archaeological findings. Hutton has contributed a well documented resource which has popular interest." Read more...

 
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