The Quest for the Nine Maidens

By Stuart McHardy


A thoroughly researched investigation into the Pagan priestess groups of the Dark Age Celtic and Germanic worlds, this book demonstrates how the Nine Maidens lived on in ritual and belief, a hidden institution from the ancient world influencing Celtic, Classical and Germanic tradition.

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Author Biography

Stuart McHardy has written and lectured for many years on Scottish history and folklore and is also the author of Scotland: Myth, Legend & Folklore, and the children's book The Wild Haggis and the Green Faced Nyaff.