Including stories of gods and heroes, goddesses and heroines, of high adventure, the triumph of love, and the conflict of good and evil, the book outlines the place of Irish myths in the context of European culture and explains their relationship with other Celtic mythologies.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
..it is destined, surely, to become an essential work of reference. -- Cornish Times
..this is an intelligently conceived, practical and useful reference work for the general reader.. -- The Scotsman
Berresford Ellis has done for Irish Mythology what Robert Graves has done for Greek Mythology. -- Irish Democrat
About the Author
Peter Berresford Ellis, an historian and novelist, is the author of several books on Celtic history and culture, including The Cornish Language and its Literature (1974) and Celtic Inheritance (1985).
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Constable, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that operates two extraordinary bookstores, provides community programs, and mobilizes passionate volunteers to promote literacy in Chicago and beyond. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000235115
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002776250
Book Description Constable, London, 1987. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 8vo. 240 pps. Silver titles: sp. Green cloth bds. Interior leaves are clean and tight. A comprehensive survey of ancient Irish tales and mythology. Includes select bibliography. A nice clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 003433
Book Description Constable, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG/Near FINE. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. First Edition. Near FINE hardback in VG price clipped dustwrapper. 1987 Constable, First Edition. Wrapper has small closed tear top corners with hint of creasing between them and another small closed tear bottom back corner. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 021492
Book Description Constable, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-199-60-2689002
Book Description The Folio Society. 1st. 1st Edition, 1980. Book is very good plus with slight tanning to page and text block. Dust jacket is very good shelf wear and chips on all edges, white back dirty and a small dint in cover. Bookseller Inventory # 698
Book Description Constable. 1st. 1st Edition, 1987. Book is fine, dust jacket very good plus with slight shelf wear. Signed on title page with dedication. Bookseller Inventory # 691
Book Description Constable. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Fine. 0094675406 Overall very nice condition book with clean text and good binding unless otherwise noted. Inside front jacket price clipped. DJ shows shelf wear. Most items ship within 24 hours. -6a-. Bookseller Inventory # 670641005