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Nd the warrior king they would attempt to rally the splintered Celtic tribes against the encroaching might of Rome. According to the great Wiki A druid was a member of the priestly class in Britain Ireland and Gaul and possibly other parts of Celtic western Europe during the Iron Age Very little is currently known about the ancient druids because they left no written accounts about themselves and the only evidence of them is a few descriptions left by Greek and Roman authors and stories created by later medieval Irish writers While archaeological evidence has been uncovered pertaining to the religious practices of the Iron Age people not one single artefact or image has been unearthed that can undoubtedly be connected with the ancient Druids Various recurring themes emerge in a number of the Greco Roman accounts of the druids including that they performed human sacrifice believed in a form of reincarnation and that they held a high position in Gaulish society Next to nothing is known about their cultic practice except for the ritual of oak and mistletoe as described by Pliny the Elder With this information in mind little as it is the author wrote a wonderfully compelling tale about the Roman invasion of the Gaul lands This area encompassed today s France Luxembourg and Belgium most of Switzerland the western part of Northern Italy as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the left bank of the Rhine Llywelyn created Druid characters and Gaul personalities who war to repel the invading Romans The tribes the author uses are listed among the Gaul tribes Prince Vercingetorix was a real leader who united the tribes to war against the Romans The story is embellished in a wonderful way by the author as he details the battles the Druid influence and includes family and friendship connections I truly enjoyed this read as I knew little about the Druids and the Gauls prior to reading this novel Well done Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic religious practices of the Iron Age people not one single artefact or image has been unearthed that can undoubtedly be connected with the ancient Druids Various A Daddy for Christmas reincarnation and that they held a high position in Gaulish society Next to nothing is known about their cultic practice except for the Banned in Britain ritual of oak and mistletoe as described by Pliny the Elder With this information in mind little as it is the author wrote a wonderfully compelling tale about the Roman invasion of the Gaul lands This area encompassed today s France Luxembourg and Belgium most of Switzerland the western part of Northern Italy as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the left bank of the Rhine Llywelyn created Druid characters and Gaul personalities who war to Hour of the Beast repel the invading Romans The tribes the author uses are listed among the Gaul tribes Prince Vercingetorix was a Dictionary Of Dreams real leader who united the tribes to war against the Romans The story is embellished in a wonderful way by the author as he details the battles the Druid influence and includes family and friendship connections I truly enjoyed this The Love of a Latino read as I knew little about the Druids and the Gauls prior to Other Days, Other Eyes reading this novel Well done

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Druids by Morgan Llywelyn

An exciting reimagining of the ancient Celts young Ainvar is an orphan taken by the chief druid of the Carnutes in. First a masterful story told by a masterful storyteller I found it fascinating that the author was able to remain true to history and left the story with a sad ending However she told the story well enough that I did not feel sad at the end but triumphant A recurring motif in the book was that death is not the end a tenet of Druid beliefA very enchanting story of spiritual Gauls Wonderful incorporation of real Celtic myths and real history Caesar invades Gaul in the book as he does in history but this book tells the story of the besieged Too often we simply say that Caesar made his name in conuering Gaul What of the residents of Gaul What was their fateHighly recommended as a dramatized historical account political commentary collection of forgotten Celtic religious myths and even economic contrast between the economies of ancient Gaul and Roman Empire Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic reimagining of the ancient Celts young Ainvar is an orphan taken by the chief druid of the Carnutes in. First a masterful story told by a masterful storyteller I found it fascinating that the author was able to A Daddy for Christmas recurring motif in the book was that death is not the end a tenet of Druid beliefA very enchanting story of spiritual Gauls Wonderful incorporation of Banned in Britain real Celtic myths and Hour of the Beast real history Caesar invades Gaul in the book as he does in history but this book tells the story of the besieged Too often we simply say that Caesar made his name in conuering Gaul What of the Dictionary Of Dreams residents of Gaul What was their fateHighly The Love of a Latino recommended as a dramatized historical account political commentary collection of forgotten Celtic Other Days, Other Eyes religious myths and even economic contrast between the economies of ancient Gaul and Roman Empire

review Druids by Morgan Llywelyn

Gaul Ainvar's talents would lead him to master the druid mysteries of thought healing and magic And with his frie. This story is one of my all time favorites that weaves history magic and culture with a breathtakingly inspired style of storytelling Everywhere I travel to that has a bookstore I search for this book and currently own 3 copies of this gem


10 thoughts on “Druids by Morgan Llywelyn

  1. says:

    Ainvar is a young Celt of the tribe of the Carnutes He has always been fascinated by the druids of his clan tho

  2. says:

    Walking through a used bookstore I noticed the name Morgan Llywelyn on a 1 book; I knew the name and saw on goodreads that it had gotten roughly 4 stars so I thought I'd pick it up and add it to my Roman themed

  3. says:

    First a masterful story told by a masterful storyteller I found it fascinating that the author was able to remain true to history and left the story with a sad ending However she told the story well enough that I did not feel sad at

  4. says:

    This story is one of my all time favorites that weaves history magic and culture with a breathtakingly inspired style of storytelling Everywhere I travel to that has a bookstore I search for this book and currently own 3 copies of this gem

  5. says:

    On a whim I bought this book at the Goodwill Store seeing the author's name and knowing her reputation I was uite

  6. says:

    This is one of my favorite books by Morgan Llywelyn especially because it presents the untold perspective of the Gauls fa

  7. says:

    This book is fabulous It chronicles the ending of the height of the Druids as Ceasar brings into Gaul the ways of the Romans and their Christian religion This is the movie I would make if I had the money and talent

  8. says:

    According to the great Wiki A druid was a member of the priestly class in Britain Ireland and Gaul and possibly other parts of Celtic western Europe during the Iron Age Very little is currently known about the ancient druids because they left

  9. says:

    The rituals that made me a little sueamish just because it's me aside I adored this book Listening to the main character a druid talk about nature and the earth and the connectedness of it all was just what I needed I had been missing that You don't hear alot of natural balance talk in this townI had this in the back of

  10. says:

    The first of the Llywelyn books I read mainly because of my interest in Druidry and those bits and pieces of history that get brushed aside in the interest of providing an overview of World history this is an interestingly fictionalized account of what it may have been like back thenIt certainly opened my eyes as to the increasingly inaccurate views of modern Druidry that have sprung up since the 1940's espec

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