THE PAGAN RELIGIONS OF THE ANCIENT BRITISH ISLES. Their Nature and Legacy. Ronald HUTTON.

THE PAGAN RELIGIONS OF THE ANCIENT BRITISH ISLES. Their Nature and Legacy.

Oxford, UK & Cambridge, USA: Blackwell. [1991]. First Edition. Octavo, original black boards titled in gilt on spine panel. 397, Notes, Index, Illustrations. Small blemish to front board , a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #312372

¶ The first survey of religious beliefs in the British Isles from the Old Stone Age to the coming of Christianity, one of the least familiar but most extensive periods in Britain's history. The author investigates evidence for Celtic and Romano-Britain paganism: from burial sites, cairns, megaliths, and causeways to carvings, figurines, jewellery, weapons, votive objects, literary texts and folklore.

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