Celtic Beasts: Animal Motifs and Zoomorphic Design in Celtic Art
Blandford, 1999 - Art - 96 pages
Courtney Davis, text by Dennis O'Neill and Courtney Davis Meet mythical serpents, shapeshifters, and other fantastic creatures whose origin can be traced back to the earliest northern European civilization. The Celts not only relied on animals for survival, but they respected, learned from, and honored them. Awe-inspiring illustrations and faithful narratives take us back to the time of goddesses, stone carvings, cave paintings, and beyond, for greater insight into the history and lure of the Celtic beast.
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This is a volume in the author/ publisher's "101 Celtic" designs series. These short, thick paperbacks, in aspect slightly landscape instead of portrait, are all arranged similarly. There is a brief ... Read full review