The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore
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Monaghan, Patricia. The encyclopedia of Celtic mythology and folklore / Patricia Monaghan.p. cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-8160-4524-0 (alk. paper)1. Mythology, Celtic—Encyclopedias. 2. Celts—Folklore—Encyclopedias.3. Legends—Europe—Encyclopedias. I. Title.BL900.M66 2003299'.16—dc21 2003044944Facts On File books are available at special discounts when purchased in bulk quantitiesfor businesses, associations, institutions, or sales promotions. Please call our SpecialSales Department in New York at (212) 967-8800 or (800) 322-8755. You can find Facts On File on the World Wide Web at http://www.factsonfile.com Text design by Erika K. ArroyoCover design by Cathy RinconPrinted in the United States of America VBHermitage10987654321 This book is printed on acid-free paper.