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Exploring The World Of The Druids

Author : Miranda J. Green
ISBN : 0500285713
Genre : History
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A book that is difficult to classify - a popular introduction to the history of Druidism whose scope necessitates a brief study, yet it is thoroughly up-to-date incorporating new ideas and research. Ten chapters look at the archaeology of the druids, celtic practices, the classical literature, sacrifices, prophecy, female druids in celtic society, sacred places and priests, druids in Irish mythology, the 18th and 19th century revivals, and modern beliefs. The bibliography is accompanied by a directory of modern druid organizations.
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Author : Morgan Llywelyn
ISBN : 9780804108447
Genre : Fiction
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As the Druids realize their destiny, Anivar the Traveler, destined to lead his people, must join forces with the warrior prince Vercingetorix in order to deny Caesar total victory
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What Do Druids Believe

Author : Philip Carr-Gomm
ISBN : 1862078645
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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'Above all else, Druidry means following a spiritual path rooted in the green Earth.' - John Michael Greer
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Druids

Author : Stuart Piggott
ISBN : UVA:X000179528
Genre : Druids and Druidism
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Describes Celtic society in which the historic Druids lived in the second century BC, the sources of information about Druids in classical and vernacular writings, and the creation of Druid myths.
Category: Druids and Druidism

The Druids

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 1855840995
Genre : Religion
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The Sun Initiation of the Druid Priests and their Moon Science; The Mysteries of Ancient Ireland; Celtic Christianity - the Heritage of the Druids; Teachings of the Mysteries - the Spirit in Nature; The Great Mysteries - the Mystery of Christ; The Function of the Standing Stones; Spiritual Imaginations.
Category: Religion

History Of The World According To The Druids

Author : Toby Smith
ISBN : 1482501678
Genre : Fiction
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To save the future of the planet Earth, the Queen of the Universe must know its deep past. So begins History of the World According to the Druids, the second book in author Toby Smith's Camelon series of wildly inventive young adult fantasy novels featuring newlyweds Yuri and Joslin, who are pulled into a lush world of romance and high adventure of intergalactic proportions. Action-packed and tenderhearted, this rollicking romp through the universe is certain to enthrall Earthlings and others who like their romance to shoot straight for the stars. As the book begins, Yuri and Joslin are on their honeymoon, and have taken their son Gerwyn with them. They've also enlisted the babysitting services of two sea dragons—the golden sea dragon queen Elissa and Yuri's dragon Ivan. As Ivan and Elissa entertain Gerwyn with stories of old, the two dragons find there's more than a little fire between them, and a new romance is sparked. As the Queen of the Universe, Joslin must face painful circumstances to bring the planet together. However, in order to regenerate the spirit of the Earth, she first must know its history. When Elissa comes to her aid, Joslin works to help the planet thrive, even while it is under incessant attack and the threat of nuclear destruction. At the same time, young Gerwyn finds a calling of his own as caretaker of a new generation of dragons. As the romance between Elissa and Ivan deepens, and Joslin's mission becomes all the more perilous, History of the World According to the Druids reveals how they all come together to create an enduring foundation for the regeneration of the planet following the Camelon Armageddon. Can Joslin's new family survive the imminent annihilation? As the stakes rise ever higher, the Queen must fill in the missing pieces of history to ensure the survival of her new family—and the Universe.
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The Druids

Author : Peter Berresford Ellis
ISBN : 0802837980
Genre : History
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"In this compelling and highly reliable study of the Druids, respected Celtic scholar Peter Berresford Ellis sifts through the historical evidence and, with reference to the latest archaeological and etymological findings, gives the first authentic account of who the mysterious Druids were and what role they played in Celtic society." "The Druids emerge as the intellectual caste of ancient Celtic society. They were the doctors, the lawyers, the ambassadors, the advisers to kings. They also had a religious function. Ellis describes the special Druidic training, their philosophy, their belief in auguries, and their intriguing origins. He also shows that the current "New Age" image of the Druids as benevolent wizards comes from a woefully inadequate interpretation of the facts."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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The Celtic Druids

Author : Godfrey Higgins
ISBN : 9781602066700
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Or, An Attempt to show, that The Druids were the Priests of Oriental Colonies Who Emigrated from India; and were the Introducers of the First or Cadmean System of Letters, and the Builders of Stonehenge, of Carnac, and of Other Cyclopean Works, in Asia and Europe. Complete with many informative prints and maps. Partial Contents: Necessity of Etymology; Alphabets; Changes in Language; Druids acquainted with Letters; Irish, Greek, and Hebrew Letters the same; Hieroglyphics; Ciphering invented before Letters; Virgil a Druid; Genesis; Persia, India, and China, the Depositaries, not the Inventors of Science; Who the Celtf were; Affinity between the Latin, Sanscrit, and Celtic; Term Barbarian; Arrival of Phoenician Colonies in Ireland; Origin of Irish Fables; Derivation of the word Britain; Hero Gods; Derivation of the words: Albion, Druid, Vates and Bards; Britain known to Aristotle; Road to Britain lost, like that to America and Australia; magnetic Needle; Ancient Oracles founded by Celtf; Druids probably Pythagoreans; Cross common to Greeks, Egyptians, and Indians; Monograms of Christ; Druids admitted the Creation of Matter; Festivals removed by the precession of the Equinoxes; Druid Festival of Christmas; Mother of the Gods; Baal; Gods of India and Ireland the same; Chaldees of the Jews; St. Patrick; A single Plain Stone the Origin of Idolatry; Rocking-Stones or Logan Stones; Circular Temples, Stonehenge and Abury; Stonehenge not a Roman, Saxon, or Danish Work; Ancient Superstitions respecting Numbers; Observations on Hebrew Chronology; Hierarchy of the Druids; Druids Assertors of their Country's Liberty; Immortality of the Soul and Metempsychosis; Druids had an excellent System ofMorals; Mistletoe and other Sacred Plants; Institution of Priesthoods an Evil.
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The Philosopher And The Druids

Author : Philip Freeman
ISBN : 0743289064
Genre : History
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Early in the first century B.C. a Greek philosopher named Posidonius began an ambitious and dangerous journey into the little-known lands of the Celts. A man of great intellectual curiosity and considerable daring, Posidonius traveled from his home on the island of Rhodes to Rome, the capital of the expanding empire that had begun to dominate the Mediterranean. From there Posidonius planned to investigate for himself the mysterious Celts, reputed to be cannibals and savages. His journey would be one of the great adventures of the ancient world. Posidonius journeyed deep into the heart of the Celtic lands in Gaul. There he discovered that the Celts were not barbarians but a sophisticated people who studied the stars, composed beautiful poetry, and venerated a priestly caste known as the Druids. Celtic warriors painted their bodies, wore pants, and decapitated their foes. Posidonius was amazed at the Celtic women, who enjoyed greater freedoms than the women of Rome, and was astonished to discover that women could even become Druids. Posidonius returned home and wrote a book about his travels among the Celts, which became one of the most popular books of ancient times. His work influenced Julius Caesar, who would eventually conquer the people of Gaul and bring the Celts into the Roman Empire, ending forever their ancient way of life. Thanks to Posidonius, who could not have known that he was recording a way of life soon to disappear, we have an objective, eyewitness account of the lives and customs of the ancient Celts.
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