Stations of the Sun

From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain.

Stations of the Sun

Stations of the Sun

Comprehensive and engaging, this colourful study covers the whole sweep of ritual history from the earliest written records to the present day. From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain. He challenges many common assumptions about the customs of the past, and debunks many myths surrounding festivals of the present, to illuminate the history of the calendar year we live by today.

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Stations of the Sun
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Ronald Hutton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-02-15 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Comprehensive and engaging, this colourful study covers the whole sweep of ritual history from the earliest written records to the present day. From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the
The Stations of the Sun
Language: en
Pages: 542
Authors: Ronald Hutton
Categories: Festivals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

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The Stations of the Sun. A History of the Ritual Year in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 542
Authors: Ronald Hutton
Categories: Festivals
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

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Stations of the Sun
Language: en
Pages: 111
Authors: Roger Finch
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

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The Rise and Fall of Merry England
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Ronald Hutton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Highly readable and entertaining, Ronald Hutton's acclaimed work is the first comprehensive account of the religious and secular rituals of late medieval and early modern England.

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