The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells

Edward Sullivan

With 24 colour plates. A manuscript of the Gospel richly illustrated with Celtic motifs and deep symbolism. This book includes an extended introduction to the Book of Kells, along with its historic and linguistic background and high resolution scans of the illustrations, which include many famous pages from this amazing manuscript.

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The Candle of Vision

The Candle of Vision

George William Russell

A set of transcendent essays on Celtic mysticism, describing Russells’ luminous excursions into the otherworld, including clairvoyant and prophetic visions, precognition of Gnostic concepts, past-life and astral journeys, and, always, heightened awareness of the beauty that pervades mundane reality. Russell describes encounters with what today we would call UFOs, and attempts to construct a private…

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Celtic Fairy Tales

Celtic Fairy Tales

Joseph Jacobs

This is a collection of 26 fairy tales. Stories include: Connla and the Fairy Maiden; Guleesh; The Field of Boliauns; The Horned Women; Conall Yellowclaw; Hudden and Dudden and Donald O’Neary; The Shepherd of Myddvai; The Sprightly Tailor; The Story of Deidre; Munachar and Manachar; Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree; King O’Toole and His Goose; The Wooing of Olwen; Jack and His Comrades; The Shee an Gannon…

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Celtic Folklore, Welsh and Manx

Celtic Folklore, Welsh and Manx

John Rhys

This two-volume work, published in 1901, had its beginnings in the late 1870s, when Rhys began collecting Welsh folk tales. His entertaining preface sheds light on folklore fieldwork and its difficulties, including fragmentary evidence, alteration of stories by those interviewed, and the hostility of the religious and educational establishment to ‘superstition’. For each text, Rhys provides…

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Celtic Mythology and Religion

Celtic Mythology and Religion

Alexander Macbain

Considered one of the greatest of the Scottish Celtic scholars, Macbain really delves into the beliefs of the Celts. A short but informative book. Chapters include: Celtic Mythology; Character Of Myth; Cause Of Myth; Spread Of Myth; The Aryan Nation; Aryan Myths; Results Of The General Principles; Sources Of Information; The Celts; Welsh And Gaels; Celtic Characteristics; The Gaulish Religion; Druidism; Celtic…

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The Celtic Twilight

Celtic Twilight

William Butler Yeats

This is Yeat’s book on the lore of Fairies in Ireland. Chapters include; A Teller Of Tales; Belief And Unbelief; Mortal Help; A Visionary; Village Ghosts; ‘Dust Hath Closed Helen’s Eye’; A Knight Of The Sheep; An Enduring Heart; The Sorcerers; The Devil; Happy And Unhappy Theologians; The Last Gleeman; Regina, Regina Pigmeorum, Veni; ‘And Fair, Fierce Women’; Enchanted Woods; Miraculous Creatures…

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Celtic Wonder Tales

Celtic Wonder Tales

Ella Young

An enchanting compilation of 14 folk stories of Celtic magic and legend. Chapters include; The Earth-Shapers; The Spear of Victory; A Good Action; How the Son of The Gobhaun Saor Sold the Sheepskin; How the Son of The Gobhaun Saor Shortened the Road; The Cow of Plenty; The Coming of Lugh; The Eric-Fine of Lugh; The Great Battle; Inisfail; The Golden Fly; The Children of Lir; The Luck-Child; and, Conary Mor.

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The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries

W. Y. Evans-Wentz

Subjects include: Environment; Taking Of Evidence; An Anthropological Examination Of The Evidence; The Recorded Fairy Faith; People Of The Goddess Dana; Brythonic Divinities And The Brythonic Fairy-Faith; Celtic Otherworld; The Celtic Doctrine Of Rebirth; The Cult Of Gods, Spirits Fairies, And The Dead; The Testimony Of Archaeology…

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Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts

Patrick Kennedy

Over 100 tales of folk-lore and legend. Split into sections: Household Stories (Jack The Master And Jack The Servant; I’ll Be Wiser Next Time; The Three Crowns; The Corpse Watchers; The Brown Bear Of Norway; The Goban Saor, and more); Legends Of The ‘Good People’ (The Fairy Child; The Changeling And His Bagpipes; The Tobinstown Sheeoge…

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More Celtic Fairy Tales

More Celtic Fairy Tales

Joseph Jacobs

With over 40 illustrations, this is a collection of 20 fairy tales. From the Preface: ‘FOR the last time, for the present, I give the children of the British Isles a selection of Fairy Tales once or still existing among them. The story store of Great Britain and Ireland is, I hope, now adequately represented in the four volumes which have…

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The Mythology of All Races, Celtic and Slavic

The Mythology of All Races, Celtic and Slavic

Louis Herbert Gray

This is Volume III in the ‘Mythology of All Races’ series. In the Celtic section, chapters include: The Strife of the Gods; Tuatha De Danann and Milesians; The Division of the Sid; Mythic Powers of the Gods; Gods Helping Mortals; Divine Enmity and Punishment; The Loves of the Gods, and more. The Slavic section chapters include; Genii of Fate; The Household Gods; Silvan Spirits; Sun, Moon and Stars; Worship of the Dead, and more.

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Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race

T. W. Rolleston

Fully illustrated with over 60 pictures. Thomas William Hazen Rolleston wrote “Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race” in 1911 in an attempt to revitalize what he felt was a waning appreciation for the heritage of all Celtic peoples. Perhaps the best representation and description of all the legends, myths and spiritual histories…

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