Witches, Druids and King Arthur

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A&C Black, Sep 15, 2006 - History - 384 pages
In this book, Ronald Hutton brings his wealth of unusual knowledge on Paganism, myth, and ritual to the reader. Hutton is known for having a deep and sympathetic understanding of past and present beliefs that are often dismissed, and an ability to write lucidly and wittily. "Witches, Druids, and King Arthur has a unique and accessible flavor and covers elegantly and entertainingly a wide range of beliefs, myths and practices and their place in history.

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I know, it's shocking I'd read a book with this title. Nobody ever would have guessed. I quite enjoyed it. A collection of essays ranging from King Arthur to paganism in late antiquity to Lewis and ... Read full review

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One of Professor Hutton's more scatalogical books, this boasts a range of essays touching on subjects as diverse as Lewis and Tolkien's differing approaches to classical paganism in their respective ... Read full review

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Ronald Hutton is Professor of History at the University of Bristol. As well as several major works on the British Civil War and seventeenth century history he is also the author of the Stations of the Sun, The Triumph of the Moon (Oxford University Press), Shamans and Witches, Druids and King Arthur (Hambledon/Continuum).

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