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By Angus Konstam

The extraordinary Celtic tradition as soon as encompassed such a lot of western Europe; even after centuries of invasion and conquest it flourished in distant corners of the continent. This publication is a superbly illustrated survey of Celtic society, its heritage and trust, from its origins to the current day. historic Atlas of the Celtic global lines the advance of Celtic faith and mythology, and describes the flowering in their detailed metalwork, sculpture, and illumination. The booklet attracts in this brilliant legacy and interweaves it with a scholarly exam of Celtic tradition, panorama, and historical past, finishing within the Celtic revival of the previous century.

Millions declare a Celtic ancestry and are occupied with the original tradition in their predecessors. This exquisitely illustrated booklet presents an expertly crafted view into the Celtic previous, whereas emphasising the relevance of Celtic tradition and id this day.

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