Publisher: Inner Traditions; First North American Edition of Arthur and the Sovereignty of Britain edition (October 30, 2002)
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unearths how the traditional Celtic textual content of the Mabinogion was once the legendary predecessor to the legends of King Arthur. • Revised version of Arthur and the Sovereignty of england (UK) that incorporates the author's newest learn and insights. • A finished reader's significant other with synopsis of news and entire observation. • Written through popular student Caitlín Matthews, writer of The Celtic knowledge Tarot (15,000 sold). the traditional Celtic tales of the Mabinogion have acquired common acceptance from students as either resources of the Arthurian legend and keys to insights into the traditional magic of the Celtic Otherworld. Now well known Celtic pupil Caitlín Matthews, drawing on a whole variety of medieval texts and historic Welsh writings, offers an absolutely revised and up to date reader's advisor to those wealthy and far-reaching stories. In King Arthur and the Goddess of the Land, Matthews sheds specific gentle on Sovereignty, the Goddess of the sacred land of england, and the non secular precept of the Divine female. truly printed are the numerous exchange kinds taken by way of the Goddess of the Land--including her incarnation as Morgan of Avalon, who performs a dominant position within the Arthurian cycle. additionally confirmed are hyperlinks among the mythical characters of the Mabinogion and their opposite numbers in different residing myths of the Western global. in the course of the marriage of the Celtic kings to the Goddess of the Land, the sacred agreement among political rulership and accountability for the land's health is dramatically printed. In King Arthur and the Goddess of the Land, Matthews once more articulates definitively the continued relevance of old Celtic idea and trust as illustrated within the robust myths and legends of historical Britain.