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The Holy Wells of Wales by Francis Jones

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Published by University of Wales Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Archaeology,
  • Christian festivals,
  • Sociology,
  • Religious Cults,
  • Social Science,
  • Wales,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Folklore,
  • Holy wells

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7777397M
ISBN 100708311458
ISBN 109780708311455

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  Holy Wells have been objects of absorbing interest from time immemorial, and this book, reprinted due to high demand as an attractive paperback, provides a reliable collection of material relating to those of Wales culled from a wide range of published, manuscript and oral sources. In the first part of his work the author stresses the unity of 4/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Holy Wells have been objects of absorbing interest from time immemorial, and this book, reprinted due to high demand as an attractive paperback, provides a reliable collection of material relating to those of Wales culled from a wide range of published, manuscript and oral sources. The Lord made Wales a hilly land facing the prevailing Atlantic winds, thus blessing it with abundant rain and fresh waters. Our country is equally saturated with a rich inheritance of Christian belief and practice, so one should not be surprised to learn that holy wells are numerous and prominent features of the geographical and spiritual landscape.

  The holy wells of Wales represent some of the nation’s most enduring and best kept secrets, as photographer Phil Cope reveals in his latest book. Here, he . Another excellent book by Phil Cope, following on from the earlier Holy Wells of Wales, to which it is a most useful addition. Informative text and commentary together with top quality s: 3. Winding up through the Cambrian mountains in the hazy heat of early July, I went in search of one of the few holy wells in Wales dedicated to St Bridget. The Irish holy woman who was once the Celtic goddess Brigit is known here as St. Ffraid (pronounced Fride), and a mediaeval Ffynnon Ffraid had been rediscovered not long ago by a woman living. THE HOLY WELLS OF SOUTH-WEST WALES Holy wells are some of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Wales, but they are also some of the least understood and least studied. Some are neglected and overgrown, others reduced to muddy hollows, and many are lost and forgotten.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jones, Francis. Holy wells of Wales. Cardiff, University of Wales Press, (OCoLC) Material Type. Packed with colour photographs, including some of long-forgotten wells now rediscovered, The Living Wells of Wales is the new definitive volume on a subject gaining a new popularity. The Living Wells of Wales is a new title in the Holy Wells series, and is preceded by volumes on .   Phil brought out his first well book Holy Wells of Wales in and since then has produced companion volumes for Scotland, Cornwall and the English Welsh borders region. The Holy Wells Of Wales by Francis Jones and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at