From Battlefields To Thrones: Empowered Women of Celtic Lore and History (Paperback)

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From Battlefields To Thrones: Empowered Women of Celtic Lore and History (Paperback)

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From Battlefields to Thrones: The Empowered Women of Celtic Lore and History is a groundbreaking exploration of the often overlooked and underestimated role of women in Celtic societies. This book delves into the evidence that suggests Celtic women actively participated in warfare and held positions of power. Through a comprehensive analysis of historical accounts, mythological tales, and archaeological findings, it sheds light on the remarkable stories of female warriors and leaders, including Boudica (Boadicea) and Queen Medb (Maeve). The book also delves into Celtic mythology, highlighting the presence of powerful female figures such as the Morr gan and other warrior goddesses. It examines their significance in Celtic culture and their association with war and battle. Furthermore, it explores the broader roles of women in Celtic society beyond warfare, including their contributions to politics, leadership, and the economy.

Product Details ISBN: 9798223632610
Publisher: Sara L. Weston
Publication Date: November 4th, 2023
Pages: 152
Language: English