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Note about worship by druids in the Outer Hebrides, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/58

Scope and Contents

Note about worship by druids in the Outer Hebrides including a description of the worship on sìthean [fairy hills] and their burning of fires there. Also lists the various festivals which they would celebrate and that they influenced the naming of fairy hills. Carmichael notes the fairy hill at Fi-leum Stronnd [Srannda/Strond, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] and to ask a woman called Beathag in Berneray [Beàrnaraigh] about Croc-sonari there.


  • Creation: c1872

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From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 22v, line 1 to folio 22v, line 18

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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