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Animals in Celtic life and myth

Author: Miranda J Green
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Green examines the intimate relationship between the Celts and animals, covering their crucial role in the Celtic economy, in hunting and warfare, in art and literature and in religion and ritual.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miranda J Green
ISBN: 0415185882 9780415185882 0415050308 9780415050302
OCLC Number: 40139600
Notes: "First published in paperback"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of illustrations Preface Acknowledgements 1. The Natural World of the Celts 2. Food and Farming: Animals in the Celtic Economy 3. Prey and Predator; The Celtic Hunter 4. Animals at War 5. Sacrifice and Ritual 6. The Artist's Menagerie 7. Animals in the Earliest Celtic Stories 8. God and Beast 9. Changing Attitudes to the Animal World Notes Abbreviations Bibliography Index.
Responsibility: Miranda Green.

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"For those with a serious interest in Celtic prehistory, this is a book well worth having."-"American Journal of Archaeology

 
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