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Order of WhiteOak - Celtic/Druidic Suggested Reading List

For further reading, we would recommend the following books to provide a basic foundation of knowledge:

Historical Resources ~

Nora Chadwick, THE CELTS
Barry Cunliffe, THE CELTIC WORLD
Otto Hermann Frey, Venceslas Kruta, THE CELTS
Miranda Green, THE WORLD OF THE DRUIDS
John Haywood,  THE HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE CELTIC WORLD
Fergus Kelly, A GUIDE TO EARLY IRISH LAW
Fergus Kelly, EARLY IRISH FARMING
Bruce Lincoln, DEATH, WAR AND SACRIFICE
Alwyn and Brinley Rees, CELTIC HERITAGE
Anne Ross, PAGAN CELTIC BRITAIN
Marie-Louise Sjoestedt, GODS AND HEROES OF THE ANCIENT CELTS
Peter Wells, BEYOND CELTS, GERMANS, AND SCYTHIANS: Archaeology
and Identity in Iron Age Europe

Aids to creating Druidic rituals ~

Janet and Colin Bord,  EARTH RITES: Fertility Practices in
Pre-Industrial Britain
Janet and Colin Bord, SACRED WATERS
Alexander Carmichael, CARMINA GADELICA
Cross and Slover, ANCIENT IRISH TALES
Ellen Evert Hopman, A DRUID'S HERBAL FOR THE SACRED EARTH YEAR
Ellen Evert Hopman, A DRUID'S HERBAL OF SACRED TREE MEDICINE
Alexei Kondratiev, CELTIC RITUALS: AN AUTHENTIC GUIDE TO ANCIENT CELTIC SPIRITUALITY
 
Suggested trexts for further study;
Nerys Patterson's "Cattle Lords and Clansmen", any of MacNeill's material--especially the "Silver Bough" volumes and the "Festival of Lughnasadh", Gregorson's "The Gaelic Otherworld", Enright's "Lady with a Mead Cup", and Brunaux's "The Celtic Gauls".

 

Order of WhiteOak Suggested Reading and Bibliography

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