Sunday, December 17, 2006

Quest for the Shaman

Oh joy, oh rapture--a new book by Miranda Aldhouse-Green, with lots of pictures and GREAT cover art!
This means I can put aside Caesar in Gaul and Rome, which is not nearly so interesting. Why? Here is the second sentence of the book:

To think of texts as events is certainly in line with
various historicist tendencies in the filed of Classics in general, but it is also an approach that has come to be seen as particularly appropriate to this work.

Are you asleep yet?

Miranda Green is much more interesting, and so are Shamans. Of course, the first part of the book deals with far more ancient people than the Iron Age Celts, but we'll get there.

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