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Title Religion in Britain from the megaliths to Arthur : an archaeological and mythological exploration / Robin Melrose
Imprint Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]

 Stadsbibl:Slottet vån 4 Religion  200    CHECK SHELF  ---
Descript v, 227 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Routes to the past -- Celts, druids and the age of arthur -- The age of megaliths (1): stone monuments and neolithic astronomy -- The age of megaliths (2): rich burials and more astronomy in the early Bronze Age -- The age of depositions (1): water, fire and earth in the late Bronze Age -- The age of depositions (2): the sky god and iron age hillforts -- The age of depositions (3): chariot burials, lunar eclipses and wooden buckets in the later Iron Age -- The Romans in Britain: Roman gods and British gods, Roman burials and decapitated burials -- The beginnings of the age of Arthur: Arthur the bear-man -- Arthur in the underworld -- Arthur the witch-slayer, warrior, and king -- Arthur and the early medieval world: holy islands and Arthur in Cornwall -- Druids and the early medieval world: the bear-druid of Welsh mythology
"Drawing on archaeological discoveries and medieval Welsh texts like the Mabinogion, this book explores the religious beliefs of the ancient Britons before the coming of Christianity, beginning with the megaliths and the role they played in prehistoric astronomy"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Mabinogion.
Welsh literature -- To 1550 -- History and criticism
Classical antiquities.
Great Britain -- Religion -- To 449
Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman
Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Romerska fornlämningar2sao
Keltiska fornlämningar
Keltisk religion
Romersk religion
Classmark 200.9361
ISBN/ISSN 9781476663609 paperback ; alkaline paper
1476663602 paperback ; alkaline paper
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