Pagan Celtic Ireland the enigma of the Irish Iron Age by Barry Raftery

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .

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  • Ireland -- Antiquities.

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Includes index.

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StatementBarry Raftery.
The Physical Object
Pagination240p. :
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL23132636M
ISBN 100500279837

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Introductions and orientation meeting followed by. Dinner at the hotel. Day 2 – Thurs 6th Aug. We start our journey with a pilgrimage to Kildare, the home of was both Pagan goddess and early Christian saint.

In Pagan Portals: Gods and Goddesses of Ireland, Morgan Daimler has provided a comprehensive study of the pagan deities of Ireland and put them in their proper context – rather than merely a collection of ‘Celtic’ gods.

The gods of Ireland are a complex bunch and the detail she has condensed into this little book offers valuable access.

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Although much of pre-Christian mythology in pagan Ireland did not survive the conversion to Christianity, manuscripts written in medieval times attempted to preserve this important history. Books such as the 12th century Lebor na hUidre (Book of the Dun Cow) and the Book of Leinster helped scholars identify several cycles of Irish history; the Mythological Cycle.

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This book tackles the key question: how well do these two sources tally. The Book of Invasions form the major part of the Mythological Book of Invasions was supposed to contain the (fictional) history of Ireland. The cycle was written in the book titled Leabhar Gabhála or Lebor Gabala Erren – the “Book of Conquests” or the “Book of Invasions of Ireland”.

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Belongs on every student of mythology's bookshelf, as well as those on the Celtic pagan or reconstructionist path/5(54).The Celts: an amazing conglomeration of tribes with remarkable staying power. Refusing to acknowledge Roman rule, the Celts were formidable fighters under any circumstances.

Exceedingly good at hit-and-run warfare, they were adept at scattering to isolated areas in small groups — taking their Gods with them.

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