An account of who and what the Druids were, covering their Druidic training, philosophies and beliefs, portraying them as doctors, lawyers and ...Show synopsisAn account of who and what the Druids were, covering their Druidic training, philosophies and beliefs, portraying them as doctors, lawyers and advisers to kings and arguing that they were the intellectuals of ancient Celtic society. First published in 1994.Hide synopsis
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company,
Description:New in new dust jacket. A brand new hardcover in a brand new...New in new dust jacket. A brand new hardcover in a brand new dustjacket, packaged carefully and shipped promptly (s-15) Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 304 p. Audience: General/trade.
Description:B&W photo section. New in New jacket. Book CONDITION: UNREAD...B&W photo section. New in New jacket. Book CONDITION: UNREAD 1995 Eerd, ans hardcover & DJ (in mylar jacket), first printing. There is NO indication this is a Book Club Edition, but...B&W photo section. CONTENT: The Druids have been conjured in a wide variety of perceptions, as to who they were, what they believed and what they taught, since the sixteenth century. The basic problem is that no Druid...ever committed to writing the necessary unequivocal information for our latter-day understanding..." He adds, "This work, which is an attempt to present the Druids to a general readership, sets out to demonstrate the role of the Druids in ancient Celtic society; what we know of their teachings, and how they imparted their knowledge without the aid of writing...This prohibition on committing their knowledge and philosophy to writing has been a great stumbling block for modern scholars attempting to understand exactly what they believed and taught.
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