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History of paganism in Caledonia : with an examination into the influence of Asiatic philosophy, and the gradual development of Christianity in Pictavia

Wise, Thomas A.1884
Books
Imprint:
London : Trubner & co, 1884.
Collation:
xxvi, 259, (xiv) p. : illus ; 28 cm.
Contents:
Social character of the inhabitants of Caledonia (Book I) -- Buddhism: its history and tenets (Book II) -- History of Christianity in Pictland (Book III).Partial contents: Social character of the inhabitants of Caledonia during the megalithic age -- Domestic manners and customs of the inhabitants of Caledonia during the Megalithic age -- Primitive symbolic stone monuments in Asia and Europe, with and without inscriptions and uses -- Early Celtic architecture and pillar towers -- Laws and institutions of Celtic races -- Nature worship among the primitive races of Asia and Europe -- Tenets, organization and symbols of Buddhism -- Symbols of Buddhism in Scotland -- Christian symbols with ornaments and animals on the crosses.
Local class:
290.141
Language:
English
BRN:
885828
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