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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, ©1991 (1992 printing)
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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Hutton
ISBN: 0631172882 9780631172888 0631189467 9780631189466
OCLC Number: 22887673
Description: xvii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23 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 survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity considers Celtic and Romano-British paganism and its survival into the Middle Ages. Much use  Read more...

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