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Author Robb, Graham, 1958- author.
Uniform Title Ancient paths
Title The discovery of Middle Earth : mapping the lost world of the Celts / Graham Robb.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
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Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Note "Published 2013 by Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited, under the title The ancient paths : discovering the lost map of Celtic Europe"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-357) and indexes.
Contents The road from the ends of the earth -- News of the Iron Age -- The Mediolanum mystery, I -- The Mediolanum mystery, II -- Down the meridian -- The size of the world -- The Druidic syllabus, I: elementary -- The Druidic syllabus, II: advanced -- Paths of the gods -- The forest and beyond -- Cities of middle earth -- The gods victorious -- The poetic isles -- The four royal roads -- The end of middle earth -- Return of the Druids -- Epilogue: a traveller's guide to middle earth.
Summary Describes a discovery the author made in the Alps, which uncovered a treasure trove of Druid celestial mathematics that mapped out the entire geography of ancient Europe, and discusses the implications of this new information.
Subject Celts -- History.
Civilization, Celtic.
Mythology, Celtic.
Celtic antiquities.
Cartography -- History.
ISBN 9780393081633 hardcover
039308163X hardcover
OCLC number 857234374