A Brief History of the Celts

Author(s): Peter Berresford Ellis

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For centuries the Celts held sway in Europe. Even after their conquest by the Romans, their culture remained vigorous, ensuring that much of it endured to feed an endless fascination with Celtic history and myths, artwork and treasures. A foremost authority on the Celtic peoples and their culture, Peter Berresford Ellis presents an invigoration overview of their world. With his gift for making the scholarly accessible, he discusses the Celts' mysterious origins and early history and investigates their rich and complex society. His use of recently uncovered firnds brings fascinating insights into Celtic kings and chieftains, architecture and arts, medicine and religions, myths and legends, making this esesntial reading for any search for Europe's ancient past.

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Uncovering one of the world's greatest civilisations

Peter Berresford Ellis, is regarded as one of the pre-eminent Celtic scholars and has published many books on the subject. He is a Fellow of three Royal Societies in historical and antiquarian fields and the recipient of many awards and honours for his work. He is also, under the pseudonym Peter Tremayne he is the author of the bestselling Sister Fidelma murder mysteries set in Ireland in the 7th Century.

General Fields

  • : 9781841197906
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Constable
  • : November 2003
  • : 197mm X 131mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Berresford Ellis
  • : Peter Berresford Ellis
  • : 936.1/02
  • : 936.1/02
  • : English
  • : English
  • : illustrations, maps
  • : illustrations, maps
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 256
  • : 256