the history of the druids

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the history of the druids

Postby druidinthemist » 14 Nov 2014, 10:42

what is known of the druids of antiquity--were they spiritually gifted. can a person learn to be a druid and have spiritual gifts or does one have to be born to recieve 'powers'--i hate that word but can find no other. has anyone ever have visions of past druids. Were there druids in every celtic family or were we rare.
thanks, jim

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Re: the history of the druids

Postby PeteBranduir » 14 Nov 2014, 12:12

Hi Jim. I think you'll get the best answers from the main website. I know it's helped me a lot, and still is. It's basically a very deep and ever growing mine of information which has been made very esy to navigate. I'll link you to the brief history page to get you started.
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Re: the history of the druids

Postby xidia » 14 Nov 2014, 18:56

I can also recommend just about any book by Ronald Hutton, but Blood and Mistletoe is considered a standard work of his on the topic.

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Re: the history of the druids

Postby Whitemane » 14 Nov 2014, 19:20

I can also recommend just about any book by Ronald Hutton, but Blood and Mistletoe is considered a standard work of his on the topic.
Hutton's more recent "Pagan Britain" is also very informative and highly entertaining.
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Re: the history of the druids

Postby PeteBranduir » 15 Nov 2014, 00:25

I do often find myself thinking of Hutton as a modern day Taliesin of druidic history.
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