Traces of the elder faiths of Ireland: a folklore sketch: a handbook of Irish pre-Christian traditions / by W.G. Wood-Martin.Series: (Kennikat press scholarly reprints. Series in Irish history and culture.) Published by : Longmans, Green, and Co., (London ; New York ; and Bombay: ) Physical details: 2 v. : ill., map ; 24 cm. Year: 1902
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|Books||School of Celtic Studies Main Library||Books||398 W (Browse shelf (Opens below))||Available (Standard Loan)||29957|
Facsimile reprint of the edition of 1902.
"The greater protion of chapters l. and ll., volume ll., appeared in the pages of the "Ulster journal of archaeology." - Foreword.
"Bibliography of papers and works on Irish pre-Christian archaeology and folklore" : v. 2, p. -416.
v. I. Speculative geological archæology. Ancient fauna and their exterminator. Early man. Man as author, artist, sculptor. Some archæological problems. The borderland of history. Advent of St. Patrick - side-lights on Paganism. Ideas regarding the dead. Gods, goddesses, ghosts and goblins. Notes -- v. II. Fairy lore. Marriage lore. Well worship, etc. Animal worship, birds and augury. Tree worship - herbs and medicine. Stone worship. The seasons - certain numbers, days, colours, and proverbs. Transitional archæology and the continuity of religion. Notes. Bibliography of Irish pre-Christian archæology and folk-lore.