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Celtic Mythology A to Z, Second Edition
  • Authored by: Gienna Matson and Jeremy Roberts
  • From the Series: Mythology A To Z
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 11
  • ISBN-10: 1604134135
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-413-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 04/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 299
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 152


Celtic Mythology A to Z is a clearly written, illustrated guide to the characters, objects, and places that make up the mythic lore of the Celtic peoples of Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Wales. With hundreds of entries providing definitions, explanations, and descriptions of the major stories, gods and goddesses, places, and beliefs, this book is the perfect resource for young people who want to know more about ancient Celtic myths. For the first time, this edition is now in full color.

Coverage includes:

  • The development of Celtic mythology from its pagan origins to the advent of Christianity
  • The most important concepts and ideas of the Celtic culture, including belief in a mystical Otherworld
  • The rich array of Celtic myths, recounting tales of gods, goddesses, warriors, heroes, kings, and mortals
  • The most important Celtic deities from regions and countries including Ireland, Scotland, the Isle of Man, and Wales
  • Archaeological evidence and artifacts such as chariots and cauldrons that determine how Celtic peoples lived.


Full-color photographs, illustrations and maps. Bibliography. Cross-references. Appendix. Index.

About the Author(s)

Gienna Matson is a writer who lives and works in Massachusetts. She has worked as a reporter, editor, and teacher and holds a degree in journalism from Suffolk University in Boston.

Jeremy Roberts has published nearly two dozen books for young readers. He has studied mythology for more than a decade.

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