What life was like among Druids and high kings: Celtic Ireland, AD 400-1200
A fascinating look at life in ancient Ireland ranges from the time of the Celts to the invasion of the Anglo-Normans, discussing such topics as the mystical traditions of the Druids, the coming of Christianity, everyday life, and cultural achievements.
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