Cosmos vol. 32

Cosmos 32,  2016.


Published in Edinburgh for the Traditional Cosmology Society. Edited by Louise Milne, PM Cicchetti and Sean Martin. Design and typesetting by Eve Scott.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note
Louise S. Milne, i

PART 1

Papers from the Colloquia Thinking About Celtic Mythology in the 21st Century. Celtic & Scottish Studies, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, University of Edinburgh

‘Failed Birth and Rebirth’: A Case Study in the Reconstruction of an Indo-European Myth
Anna June Pagé, 1–20

Sticky Figures: The Afterlife of Pre-Christian Supernatural Beings in Medieval Celtic Texts
Daniel F. Melia, 21–38

Scottish Traditional Tales: Distributions and Prehistory
John Shaw, 39–62

The Return of the Oppressed: Intra-Social Inequality and Supernatural Agency in the Táin and Crofton Croker’s “Teigue of the Lee”
James Carney, 63–82

The Identification of Shamanism in Celtic Literary and Ethnographic Sources
Sharon Paice MacLeod, 83–118

PART 2

On Desmond Bell’s “The Last Storyteller?” A Panel Discussion

Desmond Bell, Louise S. Milne, Liv Willumsen, 119–129

PART 3

Reviews

Dossier: Two Responses to James Mallory’s Irish Dreamtimes
139–147

Dossier: Three Responses to Emily Lyle’s Ten Gods
147–157

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