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The discovery of Middle Earth : mapping the lost world of the Celts / Graham Robb.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780393081633 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 039308163X (hardcover) :
  • Description: xvii, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.

Available copies

  • 8 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.04916/Robb (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction D 70 .R64 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction D 70 R64 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction D 70 .R64 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 940.049 ROBB 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
North Shore - Danvers Campus Stacks D 70 .R64 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 940.0491/ROBB (Text to Phone) Long Overdue 09/08/2016
Salem State University Stacks D 70 .R64 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Lower Level 940.0491 ROB (Text to Phone) Available -
Swampscott Lower Level 940.04916 R (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/07/2016
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Content descriptions

General Note: Published in 2013 by Picador under the title: The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe -- From Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-357) and indexes.
Contents Note: 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 -- 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.
Mythology, Celtic.

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Alternate Title: Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe

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