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Trees of the Celtic Saints

Manylion a Disgrifiad y Llyfr | Book Details & Description

  • ISBN: 9781845271732
  • Author: Andrew Morton
  • Publication October 2009
  • Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm, 136 pages

Andrew Morton looks at the botanical characteristics of yew trees, and how to measure and age them; at yew trees in pre-Christian and Christian literature, myths and legends; and at the connections between yews and the sites of ancient Christian settlements. Includes detailed case studies of ancient yew trees at Defynnog, Gwytherin, Llangernyw, Llanerfyl and Pennant Melangell.

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‘This superb study will take its place as an invaluable resource. The author is to be congratulated for such a pioneering piece of research presented in an accessible and informative manner.’
Canon Patrick Thomas in his Foreword