Books about Druidism
A druid was a member of the priestly and learned class active in Gaul, and perhaps in Celtic culture more generally, during the final centuries BCE. They were suppressed by the Roman government from the 1st century CE and disappeared from the written record by the 2nd century, although there may have been later survivals in Britain and Ireland, since druids feature prominently in Irish mythology.
Little contemporary evidence about druids exists, and thus little can be said regarding them with assurance. It is known that they held the cultural repository of knowledge in an oral tradition, using poetic verse as a mnemonic device and to ensure the fidelity of the transmission of knowledge over time. Most of what is known about them comes from the Roman writers. Similar to the monks of the Christian era following, they combined the duties of priest, judge, scholar, and teacher.
Modern attempts at reconstructing, reinventing or reimagining the practices of the druids in the wake of Celtic revivalism are known as Neo-druidism. More »
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Anam Cara: A Book Of Celtic Wisdom
By John O'Donohue
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Universal Celtic Tarot
By Floreana Nativo
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The Path of Druidry: Walking the Ancient Green Way
By Penny Billington
Listen to the call of spirit and seek truth in wild groves, the shifting seasons, and the beauty of the Old Ways. Discover how to embark on this sacre...
The Book of Hedge Druidry: A Complete Guide for the Solitary Seeker
By Joanna van der Hoeven
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The Druidcraft Tarot
By Philip Carr-Gomm
A classic tarot that brings two fundamental spiritualities of Nature―Wicca and Druidry―together in the ancient art. Since it's original publicat...