Delve into the myths and legends of Celtic folklore in this classic text, written by Arthurian expert Charles Squire.
From King Arthur to Gaelic gods, this authoritative study explores the characters found in Celtic myth and epic poetry. These tales are not only extensively researched but beautiful and moving, with sections on Celtic paganism, druidism and the giants of ancient Briton. The gods are honored in the animated telling of their stories and only give way to heroes such as Cuchulain, Blodeuweek, Branwen, and Finn.
• Finn and the Fenians
• The Mythological „Coming of Arthur”
• The Rise of the Sun-God
• The War with the Giants
• The Gaelic Argonauts
Drawing on the early writings of Ireland, Scotland and Wales, this book is an essential read for anyone interested in Celtic culture and how its beliefs and traditions have survived in modern day Britain.