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Celtic Tomes:                     Readings from Bygone Books

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

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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Sep 15, 2019

The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911)

The Preface

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.

A Druid

A Druid

 

Names Used in this Section

M. Gaidoz

M. Bertrand

D'Arbois de Jubainville

Dr. Windisch

Dr. Stokes

Sir John Rhŷs


Religion of the Ancient Celts

Jan 4, 2019

Druid

The votes are in and have been counted and by an overwhelming majority, our next book will be Religion of the Ancient Celts by J. A. MacCulloch. 

This book is one of the best scholarly treatments of the ancient Celtic religion. Written early in the 20th Century, Religion of the Ancient Celts includes extensive...