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Celtic Tomes:                     Readings from Bygone Books

Gary & Ruth bring you readings from the Classic Books of Celtic Lore and Study

Nov 10, 2019

The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911)

Chapter 4: The Irish Mythological Cycle

by

J. A. MacCulloch

A broad overview of all fields of Celtic mythology which aims to identify the core beliefs of the ancient Celtic religion.

 

Names Used in this Section

Tuatha Dé Danann

Cúchulainn

Fians

Fionn

Bishop Carsewell

Banba


Oct 27, 2019

The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911)

Chapter 3: The Gods of Gaul and the Continental Celts

by

J. A. MacCulloch

A discussion of the innumerable Gods of Gaul and the influence of the Roman gods on the continental deities.

 

Names Used in this Section

Apollo

Juppiter

Minerva

Dispater

Jupiter Taranis

Apollo Grannus


Oct 13, 2019

The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911)

Chapter 2: The Celtic People

by

J. A. MacCulloch

A broad overview of all fields of Celtic mythology which aims to identify the core beliefs of the ancient Celtic religion.

 

 

Names Used in this Section

Celtæ

Auvergnats

Lozère

Jura

Professor Sergi

Professor Keane

Belgæ


Who was J. A. MacCulloch?

Oct 9, 2019

John Arnott MacCulloch, a Scotsman, was born in 1868 and died in 1950. He was one of Scotland's most famous Celtic Scholars and folklore researchers and he published The Religion of the Ancient Celts in 1911 and his lengthier The Mythology of All Races (in thirteen volumes, published in 1918). 

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Sep 28, 2019

The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911)

Ch. 1: Introductory

by

J. A. MacCulloch

A broad overview of all fields of Celtic mythology which aims to identify the core beliefs of the ancient Celtic religion.

 

Names Used in this Section

Mabinogion

equites

 

Religion of the Ancient Celts can be found on Sacred Texts.

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