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Take a remarkable journey back in time and into an ancient peoples' psyches with this reinterpretation of Celtic cosmology. In this fascinating, illustrated volume, a leading scholar explores what it meant for Celts of days gone by to gaze up at the star-studded heavens. Beginning with the world-famous Gundestrop Cauldron--an ancient Celtic artifact embellished with curious carved images that was unearthed in Denmark--the author embarks on a rigorous reevaluation of Celtic celestial beliefs. Join him as he explores the imagery's previously obscure significance and reveals the secret cosmology of the druids. Any student of history or human societies will be riveted by this completely new interpretation of the Celtic belief system, which both redefines and reexamines Celtic cosmology.
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Gregory Clouter has spent years researching into the origins and significance of the carved imagery on the Gundestrop Cauldron, and in linking these depictions to Druidic rituals and ancient pagan Celtic culture. The author read Archaeology and Church History at the University of Wales and now lives in Cornwall.
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Book Description Vega, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1843336359
Book Description Vega, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1843336359
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