A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

ISBN : 9780198804840

James MacKillop
496 Pages
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jan 2017
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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology is a comprehensive and accessible survey of one of the world's richest mythological traditions. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, saga, legend, and folklore from both ancient pagan origins, and modern traditions.

About the author: 

Dr James MacKillop is Emeritus Professor of English at Onondaga Community College (Syracuse, New York) and Past President of the American Conference for Irish Studies. He was also Professeur Invite at Universite de Rennes II, Haute Bretagne, and Visiting Fellow in Celtic Languages at Harvard University. Descended from Jacobite soldiers who fought at Culloden Moor, he has lived most of his adult life in Upstate New York. He is author of Irish Literature: A Reader (1987), Fionn mac Cumhail: Celtic Myth in English Literature (1986), and Contemporary Irish Cinema (1999), all published by Syracuse University Press.

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