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Celtic Tales By Louey Chisholm
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
Celtic Tales Told to the Children By Louey Chisholm
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By Louey Chisholm. Illustrated by Katherine Cameron. A wonderfully illustrated classic, hand-edited and restored to its former glory. Directed primarily at children, this enchanting book contains... More > three classic Celtic legends: The Star-Eyed Deirdre, The Four White Swans, and Dermat and Grania. Set in the age of the great Celtic realms in Scotland and Ireland, each tale bristles with intrigue, magic, action and wizardry to enthrall readers of all ages. It was in the retelling of the tales that the author excelled. As he explained: “This little book was written after several variants of the Tales had been read:—Old Celtic Romances, by Dr. Joyce; Reliquae Celticae, by Dr. Cameron; The Pursuit after Diarmud O’Duibhne and Grainne the daughter of Cormac Mac Airt, by Standish Hayes O’Grady; The Three Sorrows of Story-telling, by Dr. Douglas Hyde; The Laughter of Peterkin, by Fiona Macleod, and other translations and retellings.” An ideal way to introduce young readers to the great Celtic heritage and culture.< Less
Celtic Fairy Tales By Joseph Jacobs
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
CELTIC TALES TOLD TO THE CHILDREN By LOUEY CHISHOLM
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"One of my friends tells me that you, little reader, will not like these old, old tales; another says they are too sad for you, and yet another asks what the stories are meant to teach. Now I,... More > for my part, think you will like these Celtic Tales very much indeed. It is true they are sad, but you do not always want to be amused. And I have not told the stories for the sake of anything they may teach, but because of their sheer beauty, and I expect you to enjoy them as hundreds and hundreds of Irish and Scottish children have already enjoyed them--without knowing or wondering why." LOUEY CHISHOLM.< Less
The Celtic Dragon Myth By J.F. Campbell
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A scholarly and entertaining retelling of the ancient stories, translated from the old Gaelic, concerning the dragon in Celtic myths and legends.
Hynden, Celtic Queen By Robert Grieve Black
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HYNDEN is a wonderful legend. It is the story of a young Celtic princess who suddenly finds that she is to be the Queen of the Celtic people who live in the ancient kingdom of Dalriada. She becomes... More > the first Queen of the Scots and has to find a partner who will be strong enough to protect her and her kingdom. The author was born in the location that the story takes place but didn’t know anything about the legend until he found it in a very old poem. The poem was difficult to read so he rearranged the legend into a more modern book. He thinks it is better than the story of King Arthur.< Less
Brigid, Keeper of the Celtic Hearth By Laura Gael Sweeney
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Brigid feels an inexplicable urge to return to her roots in Ireland. Her new boyfriend Brent, a professor of ancient literature, has reason to suspect she is a Celtic goddess. This conflicts with her... More > belief that Celtic deities are simply a product of myth and legend. Her son, Ruadin, is also anxious to know the truth. With some help from three graceful faeries secretly inhabiting the woods nearby, Brigid uncovers the truth about the Otherworld of the Green Man. Will Brent be able to save Brigid before the shape-shifting Morigan prevents her from saving the ancient tribe? Take an imaginative ride into the mystical realm of the Celtic hearth.< Less
The Butterfly Book Of Celtic Poems By Eliseo Mauas Pinto
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Butteflies have always been associated to the Goddess, Mother Nature, and particularly conceived as Messengers of the Otherworld. While reading the poems collected on this book we experience the same... More > symbolism, enhancing our reading with a unique personal voyage. And we can hear the music of harps, of bagpipes, whistles and drums;the cries for freedom, the thundering waves in the sea, the roaring of the mighty boars. We can even enjoy the bonfires as they light up the sky.Each verse echoes with legends of old, bringing that past into our present. We can almost hear words uttered in the old language. As we read these poems we can taste the spirit of our Celtic heritage. And we can feel the passion of a man, a poet, a bard, whose knowledge on the subject is so broad and who helps to keep this glorious past alive.< Less
The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries By W.Y. Evans-Wentz
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This is one of the most in-depth and scholarly attempts to explain the phenomena of the Celtic belief in fairies. Based on Evans-Wentz' Oxford doctoral thesis, it includes an extensive survey of the... More > literature from many different perspectives, including folk-lore, history, anthropology and psychology. The heart of the book is the ethnographic fieldwork conducted by Evans-Wentz, an invaluable snapshot of the fairy belief system taken just on the cusp of modernity. There are regional surveys of the fairy-faith in Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Brittany and the Isle of Man. Evans-Wentz examines each of the hypothetical explanations of the fairy phenomena. Among these are the theories that fairies were a reclusive race of dwarfs, that they are disembodied spirits, or that they are a figment of our imaginations. Evans-Wentz concludes that they may indeed be a manifestation of inhabitants of a higher reality that only some of us are able to view, let alone understand.< Less
Legends Walk! By Tim Gray
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Protecting the weak and saving the world can be a dangerous job. That's why you want the power of Zeus, Loki or Cúchulainn. Legends Walk! is a modern day superhero game, with many of the... More > comic conventions: heroes, villains, weird science and magic. There's one big twist: people get their powers from the gods, heroes and monsters of myth and legend. Character creation and play are simple, quick and flexible - no complicated maths. Powers are bought from a "shopping list" for your chosen Source, and the book includes the Greek, Norse and Celtic pantheons. It also has an outline background for a near-future Earth affected profoundly by the presence of mythically-powered metahumans.< Less