Druids: A Very Short Introduction

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By Barry Cunliffe. Druids: A Very Short Introduction. The Druids have been known and discussed for at least 2,400 years, first by Greek writers and later by the Romans, who came in contact with them in Gaul and Britain.

According to these sources, they were a learned caste who officiated in religious ceremonies, taught the ancient wisdoms, and were revered as philosophers. But few figures flit so elusively through history.

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    Druids-A-Short-IntroductionDruids: A Very Short Introduction

    By Barry Cunliffe. The Druids have been known and discussed for at least 2,400 years, first by Greek writers and later by the Romans, who came in contact with them in Gaul and Britain.

    According to these sources, they were a learned caste who officiated in religious ceremonies, taught the ancient wisdoms, and were revered as philosophers. But few figures flit so elusively through history.

    Even today, the Druids remain an enigmatic puzzle. Sifting through the most recent evidence, Barry Cunliffe offers an expert’s best guess as to what can and cannot be said about the Druid caste.

    Softcover, 144 pages