Peter Berresford Ellis is the author of such histories as The Celtic Empire and, under the pen name Peter Tremayne, of the Sister Fidelma mystery series. Under the pseudonym Peter Tremayne he is the author of the bestselling Sister Fidelma murder mysteries set in Ireland in the 7th Century. I've always been interested in the cultural history of Ireland, but a lot of books I've bought aren't written to engage the reader. The book presents legends and mythic stories from the British Isles without much commentary or context beyond a very brief introduction at the beginning of each region's section. This is a book that takes time to read, as it contains a huge number of Celtic tales of myth and legend, divided into categories: Reviewed in the United States on October 16, 2019. Check out our wide selection of third-party gift cards. Merci d’essayer à nouveau. Justicar Jhee and the Cursed Abbey is the first novel in the unique paranormal fantasy series, the Justicar Jhee Mysteries. I would definitely recommend this book not only out of bias of being a fan of Ellis and his books but out of loving Celtic myths and legends and this he has conveyed quite well within this book. This is an excellent introduction to the legends of all the Celtic traditions, treading a fine line between the accessible and the scholarly. Good bedtime stories for all the family. It may take up to 1-5 minutes before you receive it. But. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 28, 2018. He is a great storyteller, and he relays historical data and mythology in an interesting way. Why can't they put a pronunciation guide in these?? From all six Celtic cultures - Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx andBreton - Peter Berresford Ellishas included popular myths and legends, as well as bringing to light exciting new taleswhich have been lying in manuscript form, untranslated and unknown to the modern general reader. Please try your request again later. It was interesting to read tales from each of the several surviving Celtic traditions, seeing a number of common themes as well as some more subtle differences, primarily (to my perception anyway) in tone from one another. For a start the delivery arrived quite quickly and earlier than expected. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Theft of the God-King: (Realm of the God-King Book 1) (English Edition). a été ajouté à votre Panier, Retrouvez les romans sélectionnés et les lauréats des, Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition, It's A Big Dystopia Out There: Book Two of the Dystopia Quintet (English Edition). Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time.
For two boys it will be grueling. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? While it's easy to get your hands on translated source material (Mabinogion, The Ulster Cycle, etc) these days, if you just want a broad overview of Celtic Mythology that shows you how the stories interact and influence each other, this is perfect. Reviewed in the United States on May 5, 2019.
The author brings not only his extensive knowledge of source material but also his acclaimed skills of storytelling to produce an original, enthralling and definitive collection of Celtic myths and legends - tales of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, magical weapons, fabulous beasts, and entities from the ancient Celtic world.
Stone Heart: An Epic Tale of Love and War in Celtic Ireland (The Ailigh Wars Saga B... Alethea: An Alternate History Space Opera of Greek Mythology. My wife is always reading books concerning her Celtic ancestry, and when I bought her this one she was enthralled - and read it from cover to cover. She declared it as "one of the best" and very easy reading. Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 28 décembre 2018. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion The Book of Secret Wisdom: The Prophetic Record of Human Destiny and Evolution (Sac... Justicar Jhee and the Cursed Abbey: A Magitek Murder Mystery (The Justicar Jhee Mys... African Mythology: Gods, Heroes, Legends and Myths of Ancient Africa (Easy History). Noté /5. It is a splendid big collection of short stories of Celtic origin. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. I'd recommend this to anyone who wants to know more, and it's entertaining as well, which some of the more literal translations out there aren't always able to pull off. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. The author brings not only his extensive knowledge of source material but also his acclaimed skills of storytelling to produce an original, enthralling and definitive collection of Celtic myths and legends - tales of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, magical weapons, fabulous beasts, and entities from the ancient Celtic world. A must for anyone interested in getting into Celtic Myth, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 18, 2018. to the modern general reader.
Noté /5. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Cette fonction d'achat continuera à charger des articles lorsque la touche Entrée est enfoncée. From all six Celtic cultures - Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx andBreton - Peter Berresford Ellishas included popular myths and legends, as well as bringing to light exciting new taleswhich have been lying in manuscript form, untranslated and unknown to the modern general reader. Unable to add item to List. A must for anyone interested in getting into Celtic Myth, Commenté au Royaume-Uni le 18 septembre 2018. Highly recommend as an introduction into the Celtic world.
Un problème s'est produit lors du chargement de ce menu pour le moment. Peter Berresford Ellis doesn't have that problem. They are separated up into the major Celtic home lands eg. You can't do better than start here. Highly recommend as an introduction into the Celtic world, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 2, 2020. Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2017. Developed from an early oral storytelling tradition dating back to the dawn of European culture, this is one of the oldest and most vibrant of Europe's mythologies.
I find it an easy read compared to others and a more honest one! If you're looking to learn more about the Celts or Celtic mythology, you should also augment it with other sources as well.
If possible, download the file in its original format. Plus j'en apprends sur la mythologie Celte, plus je l'aime : cet ouvrage très abordable m'a donc vraiment contentée et me permet de faire d'une pierre deux coups en me permettant de continuer à lire en Anglais. Please try again. The forewords can be a tad dry and long winded but that’s to be expected of a scholarly work.
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