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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Celts -- Religion -- Dictionaries.,
  • Mythology, Celtic -- Dictionaries.,
  • Celts -- History -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-338).

StatementBernhard Maier ; translated by Cyril Edwards.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL900 .M4513 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1012116M
ISBN 100851156983
LC Control Number96052740

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