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Title:
Druids and druidism
Author:
Kendrick, T. D. (Thomas Downing)
Uniform Title:
Druids
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
Physical Description:
xiv, 227 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally published: The druids. London : Methuen, 1927.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780486427195
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Well-documented summary of Druidic culture offers a detailed account of the racial history, prehistory, and social atmosphere of this early Gallic and British civilization. The amply illustrated text considers many theories of the origin of Druidism, its temples and religious practices, and its early mention by Greek and Roman writers.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Chap. I. Traditionp. 1
Chap. II. Prehistoryp. 31
Chap. III. Historyp. 73
Chap. IV. Religionp. 104
Chap. V. Templesp. 146
Chap. VI. Originp. 194
Appendix Greek and Latin Textsp. 212
Indexp. 223