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Sacred Wells: A Study in the History, Meaning and Mythology of Holy Wells & Waters
By Gary R Varner   

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Category: Cultures
Publisher: Algora Publishing
Type: Non-Fiction
Pages: 206
ISBN: 0875867170
Copyright: August 2009

"...an excellent reference for anyone interested in folklore, history and the development of religion."

A new second edition published by Algora Publishing. A look at the myths and histories of holy wells, springs and rivers around the world. One of a few serious works outside of regional studies which discusses, in depth, the folklore, mythology, and archaeology of holy wells and springs, as well as rituals that still exist today at many of the sacred water sites around the world. Sacred Wells is a fascinating look at the continuation of ancient pagan traditions into modern culture.

Emma Restall Orr, author of The Sacred Grove, says Sacred Wells "is a very sound source book for the adventurer seeking spiritual, mythological and historical springs of inspiration, whether around Britain, the USA or Europe."

A companion book to Sacred Wells, Water of Life--Water of Death: The Folklore and Mythology of Sacred Water is available from Publish America.    

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