Mitologia celta y nordica / Celtic and Nordic Mythology

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Robinbook, Ediciones S.L., Dec 1, 2012 - Education - 224 pages
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By going beyond a mere summary of these two mythologies’ fantastical elements in order to accurately portray the richness of their highly symbolic natures, this book offers a truly representative view of Celtic and Nordic mythology. With the aid of black-and-white photographs and a glossary of names, this accessible resource details the history and current significance of various images, legends, sagas, stories, and symbols. The story of Tristan and Isolde, the legacy of the Druids, and the Arthurian legend are some of the folkloric and mythological topics discussed.


Al ir más allá de simplemente dar un resumen de los elementos fantásticos de ambas mitologías para poder retratar precisamente la riqueza de sus naturalezas altamente simbólicas, este libro ofrece una perspectiva verdaderamente representativa de las mitologías celta y nórdica. Con la ayuda de fotografías en blanco y negro y un glosario de nombres, este recurso accesible detalla la historia y el significado actual de varias imágenes, leyendas, sagas, cuentos y símbolos. La historia de Tristán e Isolda, el legado de los druidas y la leyenda artúrica son algunos de los temas folklóricos y mitológicos discutidos.

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About the author (2012)

Alessandra Bartolotti is a researcher at the University of Pisa and has published numerous studies in specialized journals. She is the author of Mitología griega y romana.

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