Thomas William Hazen Rolleston (1857-1920) was an Irish writer, literary figure and translator known for works that spanned a wide range of literary and political topics. He wrote "Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race" in 1911 in an attempt to revitalize what he felt was a waning appreciation for the heritage of all Celtic peoples. Perhaps the best representation and description of all the legends, myths and spiritual histories of Ireland, Britain and Wales, this collection includes the stories of Ultonian and Ossianic cycles, the voyage of Maeldum, and the myths and tales of the Cymry (Welsh). Rolleston also provides the fantastic narratives of Cuchulain, King Arthur, Deirdre, the Grail, and many more. For anyone wishing to learn about the Celtic peoples, their culture, legends, religion, and their influence on the development of Western civilization, these legendary tales are an essential addition to your library.
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Published December 27, 2002
by Library of Alexandria.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, History, Religion & Spirituality.